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Gunma is relatively close to the Metropolitan area, and therefore is a great destination for those that want to get out of the urban center and experience rural Japan, without wanting to go too far out of the way or spend too much money. While there aren’t any airports in Gunma, you can still ge...more...
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Kusatsu Hotsprings The Kusatsu Hotspring is the leading hot spring in Gunma prefecture, not just in fame but in health benefits as well. It is the number one hot spring in Japan in water output, as 32,300 Liters of hot water is produced every minute. German doctor Erwin von Baelz recommended the...more...
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Lake and Mount Haruna Fuji in Spring If for some reason you cannot visit Mount Fuji on your trip in Japan, why not try visiting Mount Haruna Fuji in Gunma? Gunma is known for being the home of the second and third most famous mountains in Japan, and Mount Haruna Fuji looks especially beautiful i...more...
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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 being relatively cheap to get there. Here is an itinerary to get you started.Day 1From Tokyo, specifically Shibuya station, take the Limite...more...
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Konjac Ever heard of Konjac? If not, don’t be intimidated by the plant’s outer features. Simply put, Konjac is a type of yam, and the starch taken from the root can be cooked and used to make a faux-gelatin. It is especially handy for making vegan substitutes for gelatin, and is also a healthy a...more...