SUWA Town of Glass (Garasu no Sato), Nagano

SUWA Town of Glass is an amusement facility which is identified by triangle roof and located in the south shore of the Lake Suwa and featured the theme of glass. Various ways of pleasure from art appreciation, an experience studio, and shopping to a meal are possible. In late years it is a popularity facility winning a prize within the tenth place in “national sightseeing, meal, souvenir facilities ranking” every year.

A glass shop largest in Japan is added, and there is much glassware such as accessories, tableware, and the lamp of the art-nouveau style and just looking is also pleasant. The goods by the work of a popular studio etc. which can be purchased only the SUWA Town of Glass are sold. Many delicate and beautiful glassware, such as miscellaneous goods, accessories, Grass for alcohol, a lamp, is dealt with.

Moreover, work of a candle, a dragonfly ball, etc. can also be enjoyed in a glass experience studio. There is also a bakery restaurant which can overlook a whole view of Lake Suwa.

It is the pleasureful workshop which “glassblower”, “a stamp is made with the glass of a favorite color”, “engraving a letter and a design and a picture on glass using a grinder” etc. can experience in the greatest full-scale equipment in Japan.

The big glass ball (Gigantic Marbles) selling for 200 million yen is also spectacular. How about memory making of a trip in extremely popular craft experience?


Name:SUWA Town of Glass (Garasu no Sato)
Address:Toyoda 2400-7 Suwa, Nagano 392-0016 Japan
Access:JR Chuo-honsen Line “Kamisuwa-eki” station (10 minutes by car)
Price:500 yen (Adult)
Free (Under junior high school student)
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