Gunma Prefecture is located in the mainly mountainous region of north western Kanto. The capital of Gunma Prefecture is Maebashi.
Gunma Prefecture attractions include onsen (hot springs) and ski resorts.
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GUNMA PREFECTURE ATTRACTIONS
Gunma Prefecture is in the mainly mountainous region of north western Kanto. The capital of Gunma Prefecture is Maebashi. Gunma Prefecture attractions include Onsen (hot springs) and ski res...
GUNMA PREFECTURE CAPITAL
Maebashi is the capital of Gunma Prefecture and is at the base of Mt Akagi on the north eastern corner of the Kanto Plain. Maebashi is only one hour from Tokyo by train. Maebashi attractions...
GUNMA MAIN CITIES and TOWNS
Kusatsu is a town on a 1200m high plateau in Gunma Prefecture, but close to the border with Nagano Prefecture. Kusatsu is famous for its traditional style Onsen (hot springs)....
Minakami is a popular hot springs resort and ski resort area. The Minakami Onsen section of the town features nine onsen resorts which are located along the river. There are more than ten sk...
Iwabitsu Castle was a hilltop style Japanese Castle on Mt Iwabitsu in Higashigatsuma Gunma Prefecture. Iwabitsu Castle was contructed by the Azuma Taro Sukefusa in 15th century. In 1615 Toku...
Minowa Castle was a flatland style Japanese Castle in Takasaki Gunma Prefecture. Minowa Castle was constructed in 1526 by Nagano Narimasa and cover an extensive forty seven hectares. In 1566...
GUNMA GARDENS and PARKS
Akaginanmen Cherry Blossoms
Akaginanmen Cherry Blossoms, also known as Akaginanmen Senbon-zakura, which literally means 1,000 cherry blossom trees on the Southern side of Mt Akagi, however this saying doesn't mean lite...
Mt Sakurayama Park
Mt Sakurayama Park, in Fujioka Gunma Prefecture, is famous for its 7,000 cherry blossom trees that flower in winter (November and December) and again in Spring (April). In April around 10,00...
Author: Craig Fryer