GUNMA PREFECTURE

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
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
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
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
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...

GUNMA CASTLES

Iwabitsu Castle
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
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...

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Arafune Cold Storage
Arafune Cold Storage is a historic facility associated with the silk industry, sericultural, which was designated a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2014. The facility built between 1905 and 19...

GUNMA MUSEUMS and ART GALLERIES

Tajima Yahei Sericulture Farm
Tajima Yahei Sericulture Farm is a famous historic farmhouse of a new design that was opimized for the production of sink. The farmhouse built in 1863 by Yahei Tajima, featured a new design ...

Takayama-sha Sericulture School
Takayama-sha Sericulture School is a famous historic school associated with the silk industry, sericultural, which was designated a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2014. In 1890 Chogoro Takaya...

Tomioka Silk Mill
Tomioka Silk Mill is a historic silk mill that was the first in Japan to use mass production techniques based on imported French technology. This UNESCO World Heritage site exhibits the full...

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...

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