【Karuizawa】The Enchanted Kogen & Stone Church

Have you ever imagined holding a wedding under the beautiful Sakura blossom? Or with the companion of golden brown maple leaves, even the romantic and magnificent snow?

Kogen Church and Stone Church are literally the best places where your dreams would come true.

Why I said so?

It’s because both churches are located in a quiet forest of Hotel Bleston Court site. Located in a private place, newlyweds would be able to enjoy your time without the worries of being disturbed by tourists. You can enjoy high degree of privacy here. Other than that, the designer’s cottage at hotel Bleston Court was awarded “’Good Design Prize” in 2008.

What’s more?

There are loads of facilities here in the resort which can definitely amaze you. Perhaps you will have not enough of time enjoying the wonderful and relaxing facilities here specially designed for the guests. Hot springs, Harunire Terrace and skating rinks……

If you are hoping to hold a banquet after the wedding ceremony, there are a lot of choices provided for you to choose from!

-Kogen Church- Information

Capacity: 80 guests

Wedding Time: 1000/1200/1500/1700

Free Upgrade: Honeymoon room with breakfast for 2 nights, live wedding music, behind-the-scene shooting, rice shower.

Kogen Church was designed and built in1921, which has a meaningful and unique background before it was revitalized and turned into a romantic venue for holding wedding ceremonies.

Kogen Church, formerly known as Hoshino Academy(星野學堂), has been a traditional chapel for more than 90 years. Newlyweds are now attracted by its vintage and cozy theme to decide to have their weddings here at Kogen Church.

With the companion of the beautiful live music performance, together with the beams of soft natural sunlight shining through the transparent glass windows, a natural, warm and romantic atmosphere is created.

The wooden ceiling inside the chapel exudes a faint wood scent, and the windows in the front exude soft sunlight slowly. It creates a natural and warm atmosphere with beautiful live music performance.

When the newlyweds walk down the aisle, they can see the beam of light which symbolizes they will have a bright future. After receiving the blessing from the priest, newlyweds can start a splendid life together.

-Stone Church- Information

Capacity: 40 guests

Wedding Time: 1030/1230/1530/1730

Free Upgrade: Honeymoon room with breakfast for 2 nights, live wedding music, behind-the-scene shooting, rice shower

The Stone Church, also known as the Uchimura Kanzo Memorial, was built by the renowned American architect Kendrick Kellogg. He is good at integrating different elements of nature into the building, in other words, he harmonize with surrounding nature. He cleverly uses the surrounding forests as the setting for the stone church which creates a romantic and peaceful atmosphere.

The architect wants to stress the importance of mutual support between the groom and bride and this concept is used in the design of the church. Stone represents men while glass represents women.

Stone Church includes five elements “Stone, Sunlight, Water, Green and Wood” as the concept of “Church in Nature”. The arches of glass allow the sunlight come into the church, couples could enjoy the nature spotlight during the wedding ceremony.

The stones and glasses are stacked and the entire church is full of green plants, flowing water and soft light. Everyone can feel the joy of Karuizawa wedding because the environment can cleanse our soul and heart.

Convenient

It takes only 1 hour by JR from Tokyo to this church. Free shuttle bus service is also provided for the newlyweds and guests.

Wedding banquet after the wedding ceremony

Delicious Shinshu cuisine to share!

After the unforgettable wedding ceremony, newlyweds and guests can celebrate together at the banquet. The hotel of the Stone Church is equipped with comprehensive banquet services. Mouthwatering cuisine will be prepared by the experienced chefs whom the cooking skills are extraordinary.

Choice of wedding venue

No one’s Recipe

The banquet serves French cuisine with local characteristics. A large balcony is outside the hall, in which the guests can see the stunning view in the garden.

Capacity: 36

Gable House

There is a stylish banquet hall with an open kitchen and a private garden. Newlyweds and guests can have free-style happy hours here.

Capacity: 80

Forestgate Gallery

It is in the lobby of the hotel. The ballroom can accommodate more guests and the elegant decoration highlights the natural beauty of Karuizawa.

Capacity: 74

Let me give you some tips on the planning of your honeymoon!

Four Seasons in Karuizawa

Spring: April-May

If you want to have a sweet honeymoon companied with the pinky and rosy Sakura, you should plan your wedding during April! One more extra tip: 15-25 May would be the best time to capture the Sakura blossom!

Summer: June-September

You will be able to enjoy nice weather if you visit Karuizawa during this period. Green leaves would be the best shooting backgrounds for the wedding photos.

Autumn: Mid October- November

Golden brown leaves can be found all over the streets starting from mid-October to mid-November . Those fallen leaves decorate the whole environment and fill it with a cozy and romantic feeling. “Love is in the air”.

Winter: December-March

Starting from January, snow can be found occasionally. If you are hoping to hold a white wedding, the snowing time is strongly suggested to be taken into your consideration.

Karuizawa – Little Switzerland in Japan

Karuizawa, known as “Little Switzerland”, is located at the bottom of Mount Asama. The altitude is 1000 meters. It is a highland resort which is near Tokyo. The view here is very stunning throughout all four seasons: you can go cycling under pretty birch trees in spring and summer; you can go for a jog under red leaves in autumn; you can see the breathtaking snow view and go skiing in winter. Many couples and newlyweds come and take romantic wedding pictures because of the beautiful scenery in Karuizawa.

Tombo-no-yu Hot Spring Bath (Oshino Onsen)

It is discovered in1914, the Hoshino Hot Springs have been dearly loved by cultural figures and those with second homes in the area. Here offers unique facilities, compete with a spacious indoor bath and open air bath and serviced with superior quality water flowing from natural springs.

Harunire Terrace

Ekm trees are all over the street side. Newlyweds can take the time to have a walk here. You can also have a look on the local specialties sold by the local people. Newlyweds can soak up in the atmosphere and enjoy the peaceful and chill atmosphere there. Perhaps you and your beloved one can create some unforgettable memories here. Holding hands tightly to walk or jog with a relaxing vibe down the Harunire Terrace can be the most romantic scene worths capturing.

KERA-IKE Skating Rinks

The Kera-Ike skating rinks usually open in October. During its opening period, the skis and skates can be rented for enjoying your precious time there having fun. In Karuizawa, you can dance with your spouse on the milky and ivory flawless white ice.

Please come and visit our official website and contact us for further information of Karuizawa Wedding. Sure you will have a relaxing honeymoon and an amazing wedding ceremony in there~

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Stone & Kogen Wedding- Japan Karuizawa Wedding & Hot Springs Honeymoon

Stone & Kogen Wedding- Japan Karuizawa Wedding & Hot Springs Honeymoon

Karuizawa, the nearest highland resort to Tokyo, is the famous summer retreat location for local Japanese and tourists. Influenced by western culture, Karuizawa is well known for many beautiful churches. Both Stone Church and Kogen Church are the most attractive churches not only for tourists but wedding couples. Located at the foot of magnificent Mt. Asama, Hoshino Area boasts its variety of tourists sports such as a good hot spring bath of “Hoshino Onsen Tomboo-no-yu” and cozy cafes and restaurants in “Harunire Terrace”. Couples can easily to arrive the resort through free shuttle bus from Karuizawa JR station.

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Stone Church
Stone Church was designed in 1988 by Kendrick Kellogg, which harmonize with surrounding nature. Inspired by the rich nature of Karuizawa, Stone Church includes five elements “Stone, Sunlight, Water, Green and Wood” as the concept of “Church in Nature”. The arches of glass allow the sunlight come into the church, couples could enjoy the nature spotlight during the wedding ceremony.

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Kogen Church
Kogen Church was designed in 1921. Step into the church, you will be covered with a warm atmosphere and a sweet scent out of woods, which makes couple enjoy the natural environment from the smell and the scene. The wedding couple walk along the 14-meter long pure white marble and receive the blessings from guests and pastor. There are 2,000 candlelight at Kogen Church to give the blessing during christmas and summer time~

Let’s visit our official website and contact us for further information of Karuizawa Wedding. Sure you will have the relax honeymoon and amazing wedding ceremony in there~

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Getting married abroad – Ideas for your overseas wedding

Getting married abroad – Ideas for your overseas wedding

Getting married aboard takes a little more planning but a lot more surprises, a grater sense of fun and freedom for your wedding trip, and it may save your money for your wedding expenses too.

Legal recognition and documents

Contact us to make sure which documents are needed for legal registration. Some couples may suggest to have symbolic wedding ceremony because they would like to have their wedding registration in motherland. You may check with our wedding planner and plan the rundown and schedule for your wedding trip and registration~

Pre-plan

It’s always a good idea to visit the location of where you’re getting married abroad before booking anything. Check out venues, talk to wedding suppliers and find out exactly what is possible within the time and budget you have.

Seasons

When setting a date, check whether it falls in the hurricane, monsoon or very hot dry season. Prices can vary a great deal between low and high season.

Budget

Most couples who are getting married abroad cite saving money as the main reason for their decision. Couple may provide the budget amount they would plan to have and wedding planner to make a plan under your budget, so to make sure your wedding would be easily affordable.

Wedding planner

A good wedding planner will often have established relationships with local suppliers and can obtain better deals than if you go direct. Wedding planner would carefully design the wedding plan with your consideration and make your wedding job do easier. Their advice on what is and isn’t possible will also help to make the whole process seamless and fun.

Guests

The number of guests is quite important for you to consider the wedding place. Since you may have to consideration of car rental or self-driving matters, and you may have to plan the activities for guests along the trip if there are lots of guests. Ask your family and friends about their comments to different countries would be a great preparation before overseas wedding plan if you would invite guests.

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Are you planning on getting married abroad? Let’s visit our official website and open the door to overseas wedding plan~

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Snowy Wedding- Water Chapel & Ice Chapel

Snowy Wedding- Water Chapel & Ice Chapel

Tomamu, where Water Chapel and Ice Chapel is located, provides different winter activities for beginners, intermediate, expert and families. People who like snow in Hokkaido should not miss them~!

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To have wedding in Hokkaido, couples usually choose the period in winter to enjoy the snow in there. For couple who join Water chapel and Ice chapel wedding package, 2 nights accommodations would be included in package and they could freely enjoy the resort and snow park in Tomamu~ Not only the wedding couples, even for the guests whose children are small, could enjoy plenty of activities at the snow park, e.g. Snowshoe walk, Snowmobile ride, Kid’s snowmobiles, banana boat, snow rafting and sled park~ They can also enjoy the private lessons or group lessons to learn the ski and snowboard. Sure you will enjoy the winter trip there~

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Besides, there are ice village in there too~ Couple and guests may enjoy the snow park, ice bar, ice cafe, and shopping in ice shops too~ If you are bored with the snow and ice, you can enjoy the “Mina-Mina” beach in Tomamu too~ There is one of Japan’s largest indoor wave pool, with waves created regularly in the enormous 80m-long, 30-m wide “beach”~

Let’s visit our official website and check the Hokkaido wedding here~

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Shirono Church – Okinawa well-designed chapel

Shirono Church – Okinawa well-designed chapel

The very first designer chapel, SHIRO no KYOUKAI, has been created in the rich natural paradise of Okinawa. The chapel overlooks the beautiful Emerald Beach and the island of Ie and offers a superb view. It is a stylish space planned by a leading designer based on the concept of the “Fukugi” which means “happy tree”.

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The design of the SHIRO no KYOUKAI was entrusted to Shigeru Yoshino who was responsible for the architectural design of the Tokyo Sky Tree. The chapel design was based on the concept of the “Fukugi” with, for example, the altar stage and roof taking the shape of the Fukugi leaf as the motif in their design. It is an elegant chapel created from the design made by a first-class designer. !

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Fell in love with the meaningful design of chapel, let’s consider to have wedding at SHIRO no KYOUKAI~ Please check it our through our official website.

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Getting married abroad – Ideas for your overseas wedding

Getting married abroad – Ideas for your overseas wedding

Getting married aboard takes a little more planning but a lot more surprises, a grater sense of fun and freedom for your wedding trip, and it may save your money for your wedding expenses too.

Legal recognition and documents

Contact us to make sure which documents are needed for legal registration. Some couples may suggest to have symbolic wedding ceremony because they would like to have their wedding registration in motherland. You may check with our wedding planner and plan the rundown and schedule for your wedding trip and registration~

Pre-plan

It’s always a good idea to visit the location of where you’re getting married abroad before booking anything. Check out venues, talk to wedding suppliers and find out exactly what is possible within the time and budget you have.

Seasons

When setting a date, check whether it falls in the hurricane, monsoon or very hot dry season. Prices can vary a great deal between low and high season.

Budget

Most couples who are getting married abroad cite saving money as the main reason for their decision. Couple may provide the budget amount they would plan to have and wedding planner to make a plan under your budget, so to make sure your wedding would be easily affordable.

Wedding planner

A good wedding planner will often have established relationships with local suppliers and can obtain better deals than if you go direct. Wedding planner would carefully design the wedding plan with your consideration and make your wedding job do easier. Their advice on what is and isn’t possible will also help to make the whole process seamless and fun.

Guests

The number of guests is quite important for you to consider the wedding place. Since you may have to consideration of car rental or self-driving matters, and you may have to plan the activities for guests along the trip if there are lots of guests. Ask your family and friends about their comments to different countries would be a great preparation before overseas wedding plan if you would invite guests.

Are you planning on getting married abroad? Let’s visit our official website and open the door to overseas wedding plan~

http://www.youroverseaswedding.com/destination-wedding.htm

http://overseasweddingpackage.com

Email: sales@youroverseaswedding.com

Contact Us
We will reply with details in 3 working days.

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