Gunma

About Gunma

Famous for its gorgeous mountains and luxurious onsens (hot springs) Gunma is a nature lover's delight. Maebashi City, home to many parks and flower gardens, is the capital. Some of the most famous mountains in Japan after Mt. Fuji are located in Gunma; including the “Jomo-Sanzan” (three famous mountains) Mount Akagi, Mount Haruna and Mount Myogi. Visitors can explore the great outdoors in Oze National Park. Home to historical shrines and temples such as Myogi Shrine and Haruna Shrine, Gunma preserves the spiritual cultures of Shinto and Zen Buddhism in Japan. Many places in Gunma are accessible in just about an hour from Tokyo which makes it an area that is easy to visit, even for those here on a short trip.

Places to visit in Gunma

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Sights in Gunma

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Kane Midori

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Located in a prime spot very near to the main area in Kusatsu Onsen (Hot Spring), this hotel is perfect for those who want to enjoy hot springs as well as a Jap

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Fudo-ji Temple

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A temple of the Obaku zen sect, Fudo-ji Temple is a sacred place for mountain worship situated 870 meters above sea level. Associated facilities include a teaho

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Shima Grand Hotel

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Nestled in Joshinetsu Kogen National Park, this hot spring hotel is comprised of four buildings and located only two kilometers from Mayanotaki Waterfall. Some

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Taka-Chari

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Taka-chari is a bicycle rental shop with 16 rental spots throughout the central area of Takasaki City.

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Takaragawa Onsen Hot Spring

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Situated on Takaragawa River, a branch of the Tone River in the Minakami area of Gunma Prefecture, this hot spring resort offers nature and relaxation. A big dr

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Gunma Food Guide

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Gunma Access Guide

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Photo Cred: Flickr user KurumanGunma is relatively close to the Metropolitan area, and therefore is a great destination for those that want to get out of the u

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Gunma 2-day-tour Itinerary

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Gunma prefecture is perfect for that 1 or 2-day getaway from the urban center of Japan. It is relatively easy to get to the prefecture from Tokyo, as well as be

Hotels in Gunma

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Ginshotei Awashima

Hotel in Gunma

Located in Okkai, 38 km from Nikko, Ginshotei Awashima features air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi. The ryokan has a hot spring bath and sauna, and guests can

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