SpotAlexander Croft Shaw (1846 - 1902)

Karuizawa is one of the oldest and most popular summer resorts in Japan. It has thrived and been recognized as a beautiful summer resort since a Canadian missionary of the Anglican Church, Alexander Croft Shaw (1846 - 1902) built his summer retreat here in the late 19th century after he was attracted by the beauty of nature of the surrounding area.

Alexander Croft Shaw (1846 - 1902)



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