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  • Mount Tanigawa is popular among hikers.
    Mount Tanigawa is popular among hikers.
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  • The Steps Lead to Ikaho Shrine
    The Steps Lead to Ikaho Shrine
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  • Yugama Lake

    Kusatsu Off The Beaten Path

    Yugama is a lake located on Shirane Mountain crater.Shirane mountain is an active volcano 2160 meters high and on the top of the mountains there are three crater lakes:Yugama, with its majestic emerald green water, Mizugama and Karagama.The Mizugama and Karagama are an easy walk from the parking, while you can reach the Yugama hiking up for about...

  • Reflet's Kusatsu

    Kusatsu Hotels

    553 Kusatsu, Kusatsu-machi, Gunma Prefecture, 377-1711, Japan

    Good for: Couples

  • Gunma...? what Gunma????

    Kusatsu Favorites

    yes, its true... information about Gunma-ken is hard to come by. The Rough Guide book has NO information and VT doesn't even list it as a prefecture. Granted, its not really a popular travel destination, but still...anyway, here is an English Language Website that gives some information.enjoy....



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  • From Ikaho to Yuzawa

    Shibukawa Transportation

    Ikaho Onsen in Gumma and Yuzawa Onsen in Niigata are also toured together. From Ikaho Onsen first get to Shibukawa station either by bus or taxi. Then take Joetsu Honsen Line bound for Mizukami and take another train bound for either Echigo Yuzawa or Nagaoka. Then get off at Echigo Yuzawa station. It takes about one and a half hours from Shibukawa...

  • Ryokan Fukuzen

    Shibukawa Hotels

    I stayed at the room at the fourth floor of the hotel (the lobby and entrance is located at the...

  • From Ikaho to Oze

    Shibukawa Transportation

    Ikaho Onsen and Oze Marshland are often toured together. Oze Marshland is located in Katashina-mura at the border area between Gumma and Fukushima prefecture. First get to Shibukawa station either by bus or taxi. Then take Joetsu Honsen Line bound for Numata where you take the bus to Oze Tokura bus terminal where you can take another bus reaching...



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  • French Restaurant At Kannon-yama Hill

    Takasaki Restaurants

    Kannonyama Fusha is a fancy French restaurant near the hilltop of Kannonyama Hill where the Takasaki Kannon Statue is located. The restaurant building has a windmill-shaped roof. The food is nice and there is a classic old piano where the concert is occasionally held.

  • Hotel 1 2 3 Takasaki

    Takasaki Hotels

    2-23 Sakaecho, Takasaki, Gunma Prefecture, 370-0841, Japan

    Good for: Couples

  • Takasaki Kannon

    Takasaki Things to Do

    If you're like me who enjoy visiting places of worship, then the Kannon statue (some 40+ meter high) is worth a visit while you're in Takasaki. Kannon is the Goddess of Mercy and a popular figure in Buddhism. You could climb the stairs up to the top of the statue although not many locals do this.


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