GunmaFamous 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.
Tajimaya is a traditional Japanese sweets shop that specialises in sweets that have silk in them!
Gunma Safari Park
This park boasts about 100 wild animal species that visitors can see up close. Visitors may feed animals at designated feeding times. The Gunma Safari Park also offers various petting areas and a small amusement park for children.
Tomioka Silk Mill
This factory was the first in Japan to produce raw silk from silkworm cocoons during the Meiji Period (1868 - 1912). In 2014, the UNESCO world heritage committee decided to add this place to the one of world cultural heritage.
Tin'z Burger Market
Tin'z Burger Market is a burger specialty restaurant located in Takasaki, Gunma.
Ikaho Onsen Hot Spring Town
Ikaho is a hot spring resort town that is said to have existed since the 8th century. It is famous for its two different kinds of hot spring water (called "shirogane no yu" and "kurogane no yu") as well as onsen manju (sweet buns steamed over hot spring water)
Tambara Lavender Park
Tambara is a large park filled with lavender fields. It is open from late June to late August.
Seseragi-no-Yu Sakuraya Sakuemon
Located in Annaka, 9 km from Gunma Safari Park, Seseragi-no-Yu Sakuraya Sakuemon features air-conditioned rooms and free private parking. Every room includes a private bathroom fitted with a shower.
APA Hotel Isesaki-Eki Minami
APA Hotel Isesaki-Eki Minami offers a restaurant, free WiFi and free-use bicycles, a 6-minute walk from Isesaki Station. Facilities include a 24-hour reception, a launderette and drinks vending machines. Free parking is available.
Takasaki Washington Hotel Plaza
Only a 5-minute walk from JR Takasaki Train Station, guests at Takasaki Washington Hotel Plaza stay in Western-style rooms with free wired internet access. Relaxing massages can be requested and you can enjoy video-on-demand movie
Hotel Route-Inn Isesaki Inter
Hotel Route-Inn Isesaki Inter is situated in Isesaki, 8 km from Caribbean Beach Kiryu. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Free private parking is available on site. Each room at this hotel is air conditioned and comes with
APA Hotel Maebashieki-Kita
Located within a 15-minute walk from JR Maebashi Train Station and a 3-minute walk from Chuomaebashi Train Station, APA Hotel Maebashieki-Kita features massage services and free Wi-Fi at the lobby.
Hotel Route-Inn Court Fujioka
Guests can slowly unwind in Route-Inn Court Fujioka’s public bath, dream away with a massage treatment in their room, or watch one of a hundred available pay TV films.
Nagomigokoro-no-Yado Omori boasts a rooftop outdoor hot spring bath with stunning views of the changing seasons. It features concierge services, beauty treatments and massages, while free Wi-Fi is available at the lobby.