Best Tourist Spots In Gunma

Here're best Tourist Spots in Gunma. We released a ranking of reviews about Tourist Spots posted by travel influencers who have actually been to Gunma.

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Address:Kusatsu Kusatsu-cho, Agatsuma-gun, Gunma

Access:25 min by bus from Naganohara Kusatsu Station to Kusatsu Onsen. By car, 90 min from Maebashi city.

Tel:0279-88-0800

Kusatsu Onsen district is one of the best hot spring resort in Kanto region. Yu-batake, a source of hot spring, makes the steam clouds rising all day and becomes a best scenic place. At night, the steam clouds and illuminated town produce a fantastic night view.

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Address:231 Koizumi-cho, Isesaki-shi, Gunma

Access:By car or taxi, 10 min JR Kunisada Station or 30 min from Maebashi city.

Koizumi Inari Shrine located at Gunma-Isesaki. There're three lines of 100 meters path of torii ariches, and they're in various sizes. The number of torii is amazingly 300! It is a shrine that has a business prosperity.

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Address:Ikaho Ikaho-machi, Shibukawa-shi, Gunma

Ikaho is one of the popular hot spring town in Gumma. And the long staircase has a tasteful mood of a Japanese hot spring town. In autumn, colored leaves also makes the town more beautiful.

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Address:1-1 Tomioka, Tomioka-shi, Gunma

Access:10 min by car from Tomioka IC. 15 min walk from Joshu Tomioka Sration (15 km).

Tel:0274-67-0075

Hours:9:00-17:00

The utmost of 'Made In Japan'. Tomioka silk mill that had pushed forward the modernization of Japan has a strong power!

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Lake Nyu'u

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Address:459-2 Nyu'u, Tomioka-shi, Gunma

Near the Lake Nyu'u, there's a flower field of over 110 thousand sunflowers. The best season is the end of July to the beginning of August! You can also see the great view of Lake Nyu'u over the sunflowers.◎No Entrance fee

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Address:1050 Horiku-cho, Tatebayashi-shi, Gunma

Access:15 min walk from Morin-ji Temple

Located at Tatebayashi, Gunma Prefecture, Tobu Treasure Garden has nice flowery places to see, such as Shibazakura Garden with 250 thousand pink moss, Blue Garden with nemophila flowers, and Rose Garden.◎15 min walk from Morin-ji Temple. Morin-ji Temple is famous for Japanese folk tail 'Bumbuku Chagama'. In 2018, the flowers started to bloom earlier, so please check the blooming condition in official HP.

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Address:Sakamoto Chinai Matsuida-machi, Annaka-shi, Gunma

Megane-bashi Bridge is one of the sites of railway between Yokogawa Station of Gunma and Karuizawa Station of Nagano. Surrounded with shining young leaves or mountains of autumn leaves, it has spent a history in harmony with changing seasons.◎Located at Usui Pass on the border of Gunma and Nagano. Parking lot is available. The site of railroad is repaired as a walking pass.

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Address:Otsukai Tone-machi, Numata-shi, Gunma

Katashina Valley is located at the northeast of Gunma Prefecture. And Fukiware Waterfall running in the valley is a rare one that people look down. In autumn, the mountains around here change their colors. The beauty of the valley and the yellow leaves makes me release shutters.◎The best season is from the end of October to the beginning of November.

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Address:Warabi, Tomioka-shi, Gunma, Japan

Access:10 min by car, from Higashi-Tomioka Station

Hours:8:30-16:30

The true identity of the secret flower garden is also known as "Kurosawa Fujien" in Gunma Prefecture, also known as "Niagara Fujien". Many wisteria flowers that fill the mountain are in bloom. However, you cannot see wisteria flowers from outside this spot mountain, and you can find them when you enter the mountain, so it is perfect for the name of a secret garden!

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Address:Kita-karuizawa Naganohara-machi, Agatsuma-gun, Gunma

The negative ions of Asama Waterfall that is proud of its rich amount of water, and lush grove make us feel relaxed. Here's not so crowded even in the busy tourist season.

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Yase River

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Address:Hachiman-cho, Ota-shi, Gunma

Access:20 min from Ota Station of Tobu Isesaki Line.

The pure white cherry blossoms reflected in Yase River in the daylight, and also illuminated by the supermoonlight, are amazingly beautiful.◎Access: 20 min from Ota Station of Tobu Isesaki Line. There're no parking area, and there's only one bathroom.

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Address:296 Hanadaka-machi, Takasaki-shi, Gunma

Access:20 min by bus from JR Takasaki Station to Shorinzan Iriguchi. By car, 25 min from Maebashi city. Parking area is available.

Takasaki city of Gunma Prefecture is famous for a bringer of good luck 'Daruma'. The amount of production is the biggest in Japan (80%!), and almost all of the daruma dolls used for elections are made in Takasaki. Located such a place, Shorinzan Daruma-ji Temple has many dedicated daruma, and it's worth seeing.◎20 min by taxi from Takasaki Station. 30 min by bus from Takasaki Station West Gate to Shorinzan Iriguchi, then 1 min walk. By car, 30 min from Takasaki IC of Kan'etsu Speedway.

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Address:Shiromachi, Tatebayashi-shi, Gunma

Access:10min by car from Tatebayashi IC. 20min walk from Tobu Tatebayashi Station.

At Tatebayashi, Gunma Prefecture, about 4000-5000 carp streamers are raised at four places in the city! The main palace Tsuru'uda River, there're amazing 4000 carp streamers swimming in the sly! This festival from 3/25 to 5/6.◎At Tsuru'uda River (in front of the city hall), the carp streamers are lit up from 18:00-22:00. Access: 20min walk from Tobu Tatebayashi Station, or take bus from Tatebayashi Station.

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Address:3823-4 Shima Nakanojo-machi, Agatsuma-gun, Gunma

Access:60 min by car from Shibukawa Ikaho IC. Parking space is available.

Momotaro Fall is a small waterfall just beside the small dam for generation of electricity. This water color is called Shima Blue, and it's similar to the renowned Tiffany Blue that referred to bird robin's egg. By the way, the beauty of the water falling into the Tiffany Blue lake, is worth while seeing one in your life.◎National Road 353⇒Shima Kaido junction⇒Parking space (for 3 cars at the road side)⇒walking path of steps⇒Drawing water facility⇒you can find the waterfall from the road, and there's a path to come closer to the fall.

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Address:Soja Soja-machi, Maebashi-shi, Gunma

Access:By bus, 15min from JR Maebashi Station to Iwagami Elementary School, then walk 10min. By car, 15min from Kan'etsu Speedway Maebashi IC.

Starmine means consecutive rapid-fired fireworks. I enjoyed 'hot summer night' for the fireworks and the excitement of the audience. I want to come again next year, too.◎Location: Tone-gawa Riverside, Owatari Bridge. Parking area: free for 6200 cars. Access: 15min by bus from JR Maebashi Station to Iwagami Elementary School, then 10min walk. By car, from Kan'etsu Speedway Maebashi IC, 15min via 17th National Road and 105 Prefectural Road.

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Address:Kamifukushima Tamanura-machi, Sawa-gun, Gunma

Access:25min by bus from Tamanura City Hall, then walk 20min.

The expansive rice fields were filled up with the excitement of fireworks and audience. I want to visit again neat time.◎25min by bus from JR Shinmachi Station to Tamanura City Hall, then walk 20min. Or 35min by bus from JR Takasaki Station to Tamanura City Hall, then walk 20min. Starmine: consecutive rapid-fired fireworks Shakudama: a firework ball which is 30 centimeters in diameter

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Address:Haruna-san machi, Takasaki-shi, Gunma

In Gunma, Haruna area has many tourist attractions such as a mountain, lake and shrine. Specially, the season of autumn leaves is the most beautiful. Mt.Haruna is called byname 'Haruna Fuji' because of its beautiful shape.

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Address:Shimogokan, Annaka-shi, Gunma

Access:20 min by car from JR An'naka Station, beside the prefectural road. Parking space is available.

The uncultivated place beside the prefectural road was once dense with weeds, but the local people take the movement to recover the bustle to the town, and grew poppies. The poppy field makes my heart warm. ◎20 min by car from JR An'naka Station. No admission fee.

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Doai Station

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Address:218-2 Yubiso Minakami-machi, Tone-gun, Gunma

This is Joetsu Line's unmanned station in Gumma Prefecture. You find a stair of as many as 462 steps just after you get off the train, and you need to climb this to go out of ticket gate. It tires us so much but if you like stations, you must visit.

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Address:262 Shikishima-cho, Maebashi-shi, Gunma

Access:15 min by car from Maebashi IC. Parking area is available. 20 min by bus from JR Maebashi Station to Rojin Center Iriguchi, then 1 min walk.

Shikishima Park Rose Garden has various exhibition of rose, such as flower bed, English style and standard ones. Some tour buses come from inside and outside Gunma Prefecture, and people from all over the world are fascinated with the beautiful roses.◎No regular holidays. Opening hours: 9:00-17:00 Access: 20 min by bus from JR Maebashi Station (bound for Midorigaoka-cho, Kawahara-cho), and get off at 'Rojin Center', then 1 min walk. By car, form Maebashi IC via Route 17th, 15 min toward Shibukawa. Then, turn left at the east of a Prefectural Stadium. Inside Shikishima Park.

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Address:1940-4 Hodota, Takasaki-shi, Gunma

Access:By bus, 30 min from Takasaki Station to Akiha-mae, then 3 min walk. By car, 20 min from Maebashi city.

Tel:027-373-8880

The western part of Kamitsukeno Haniwa Park has opened a sunflower maze. The sunflowers grown carefully by people in this area are blooming all around the park.◎The sunflowers become the best to see from the mid August to the end pf the month.

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Rinkou-kaku

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Address:3-11-4 Souja-machi, Maebashi-shi, Gunma

Access:10 min by bus from JR Maebashi Station to Yuenchi-sakashita, then 5 min walk.

Tel:027-280-6511

Hours: 9:00-17:00

Closed:Mon

Rinkou-kaku is a guesthouse built by Motohiko Katori in Gunma Prefecture. At night, it's lighted up during the limited season. It reproduces the beautiful color that was in fashion in 1910 when Rionkou-kan was built.◎The illumination from October to December: 17:30-23:00.

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Address:2729 Nikkawa Niisato-cho, Kiryu-shi, Gunma

Access:By car, 25 min from Isesaki IC, or 45 min from Akagi IC. 40 min walk (3 km) from Akagi Station or Niisato Station

Hours:9:30-17:00

Closed:Mon

Interpretive Building is very beautiful and clean. The architecture itself is beautiful and exhibits like art museum. In the Greenhouse Of Insect, many butterflies fly, and make you feel like to visit the kingdom of butterfly. I could enjoy even the rainy day.◎Entrance fee: adult 410 yen, student 200 yen, under junior high school student fee.

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Address:365-5 Honcho, Kiryu-shi, Gunma

Access:5 min walk from Kiryu Station. By car, 50 min from Maebashi city.

Yagibushi Dance surrounding a tower with Yagibushi rhythm, a folk music of Ryomo area. Anyone can join together for free.

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Address:Akagisan Fujimi-machi, Maebashi-shi, Gunma

Access:90 min by bus from Maebasih Station to Kakuman-buchi. By car or taxi, 50 min from Maebashi Station.

In the early morning, when the surroundings become bright, water vapor is generated, and morning mist drifts on the water surface. When the morning sun comes in, mist dances and a dramatic sight appears in front of you.

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Address:Mamba Kan'na-machi, Tano-gun, Gunma

Access:By car, 50 min from Honjokodama IC, 50 min from Fujioka IC. Parking area is available. By bus, 75 min from JR Shinmachi Station to Mamba, then walk 1 min.

This festival has been held since 1981, and about 800 carp swim gently in the sky above the village of clear stream. It's nice for you to take pictures in early morning though, you can also enjoy various events such as rafting and bungee trampoline!◎The town is spelled '神流' and named Kan'na. Parking area is available at the riverside. Or, you can use a bus bound for Kan'na Town from JR Shinmachi Station of Takasaki Line.

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Stunning Views

Address:Warabi, Tomioka-shi, Gunma, Japan

Access:10 min by car, from Higashi-Tomioka Station

Hours:8:30-16:30

The true identity of the secret flower garden is also known as "Kurosawa Fujien" in Gunma Prefecture, also known as "Niagara Fujien". Many wisteria flowers that fill the mountain are in bloom. However, you cannot see wisteria flowers from outside this spot mountain, and you can find them when you enter the mountain, so it is perfect for the name of a secret garden!

Spots With Great Nature

Address:3823-4 Shima Nakanojo-machi, Agatsuma-gun, Gunma

Access:60 min by car from Shibukawa Ikaho IC. Parking space is available.

Momotaro Fall is a small waterfall just beside the small dam for generation of electricity. This water color is called Shima Blue, and it's similar to the renowned Tiffany Blue that referred to bird robin's egg. By the way, the beauty of the water falling into the Tiffany Blue lake, is worth while seeing one in your life.◎National Road 353⇒Shima Kaido junction⇒Parking space (for 3 cars at the road side)⇒walking path of steps⇒Drawing water facility⇒you can find the waterfall from the road, and there's a path to come closer to the fall.

Places OF Japanese No.1

Doai Station

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Address:218-2 Yubiso Minakami-machi, Tone-gun, Gunma

This is Joetsu Line's unmanned station in Gumma Prefecture. You find a stair of as many as 462 steps just after you get off the train, and you need to climb this to go out of ticket gate. It tires us so much but if you like stations, you must visit.

Instagrammable Spots

Address:Kusatsu Kusatsu-cho, Agatsuma-gun, Gunma

Access:25 min by bus from Naganohara Kusatsu Station to Kusatsu Onsen. By car, 90 min from Maebashi city.

Tel:0279-88-0800

I enjoyed warm hot spring with cool air outside, and could feel refreshed so much. What's more, the fountainheads 'Yubatake' and the cloud of steam were lighted fantastically, it made my eyes refreshed, too.

Architectures

Address:1-1 Tomioka, Tomioka-shi, Gunma

Access:10 min by car from Tomioka IC. 15 min walk from Joshu Tomioka Sration (15 km).

Tel:0274-67-0075

Hours:9:00-17:00

The utmost of 'Made In Japan'. Tomioka silk mill that had pushed forward the modernization of Japan has a strong power!

Restaurants

Yoshuku

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Address:150-1 Yamana-machi, Takasaki-shi, Gunma, Japan

Access:2 min walk, from Yamana Station

Hours:13:00-

I've never seen such a cute dumpling. Flower dumplings handmade by the proprietress from the morning on business days. On this day, dumplings matching the color of Hanatemizu at the shrine were also on sale. Hydrangea soda was also cool and refreshing during the hot summer months.

Hotels

Address:1514 Tsumagoi Village, Agatsuma-gun, Gunma, Japan

Access:15 min by car, from Manza・Kazawaguchi Station

Tel:0279-84-3011

I went to Yutoriro Garden Kita Karuizawa, which was renewed in April. Unfortunately, I couldn't take beautiful pictures outside, but there are many spots that can be photographed indoors. It was a very satisfying trip.

Spots With Beautiful Flowers

Address:231 Koizumi-cho, Isesaki-shi, Gunma

Access:By car or taxi, 10 min JR Kunisada Station or 30 min from Maebashi city.

Cosmos fields around a great torii arch of Koizumi Inari Shrine in the evening. This torii is the highest one in Gunma Prefecture, and at about 6.6 ha site around it, there're colorful cosmos blooming like a carpet. The pink one blooms beautifully between the yellow ones.

Summer Destinations

Address:Kamifukushima Tamanura-machi, Sawa-gun, Gunma

Access:25min by bus from Tamanura City Hall, then walk 20min.

The expansive rice fields were filled up with the excitement of fireworks and audience. I want to visit again neat time.◎25min by bus from JR Shinmachi Station to Tamanura City Hall, then walk 20min. Or 35min by bus from JR Takasaki Station to Tamanura City Hall, then walk 20min. Starmine: consecutive rapid-fired fireworks Shakudama: a firework ball which is 30 centimeters in diameter

Autumn Destinations

Address:Haruna-san machi, Takasaki-shi, Gunma

In Gunma, Haruna area has many tourist attractions such as a mountain, lake and shrine. Specially, the season of autumn leaves is the most beautiful. Mt.Haruna is called byname 'Haruna Fuji' because of its beautiful shape.

Area

Annaka-shi

Address:Sakamoto Chinai Matsuida-machi, Annaka-shi, Gunma

Megane-bashi Bridge is one of the sites of railway between Yokogawa Station of Gunma and Karuizawa Station of Nagano. Surrounded with shining young leaves or mountains of autumn leaves, it has spent a history in harmony with changing seasons.◎Located at Usui Pass on the border of Gunma and Nagano. Parking lot is available. The site of railroad is repaired as a walking pass.

Maebashi-shi

Address:262 Shikishima-cho, Maebashi-shi, Gunma

Access:15 min by car from Maebashi IC. Parking area is available. 20 min by bus from JR Maebashi Station to Rojin Center Iriguchi, then 1 min walk.

Shikishima Park Rose Garden has various exhibition of rose, such as flower bed, English style and standard ones. Some tour buses come from inside and outside Gunma Prefecture, and people from all over the world are fascinated with the beautiful roses.◎No regular holidays. Opening hours: 9:00-17:00 Access: 20 min by bus from JR Maebashi Station (bound for Midorigaoka-cho, Kawahara-cho), and get off at 'Rojin Center', then 1 min walk. By car, form Maebashi IC via Route 17th, 15 min toward Shibukawa. Then, turn left at the east of a Prefectural Stadium. Inside Shikishima Park.

Tone-gun

Doai Station

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Address:218-2 Yubiso Minakami-machi, Tone-gun, Gunma

This is Joetsu Line's unmanned station in Gumma Prefecture. You find a stair of as many as 462 steps just after you get off the train, and you need to climb this to go out of ticket gate. It tires us so much but if you like stations, you must visit.

Takasaki-shi

Address:296 Hanadaka-machi, Takasaki-shi, Gunma

Access:20 min by bus from JR Takasaki Station to Shorinzan Iriguchi. By car, 25 min from Maebashi city. Parking area is available.

Takasaki city of Gunma Prefecture is famous for a bringer of good luck 'Daruma'. The amount of production is the biggest in Japan (80%!), and almost all of the daruma dolls used for elections are made in Takasaki. Located such a place, Shorinzan Daruma-ji Temple has many dedicated daruma, and it's worth seeing.◎20 min by taxi from Takasaki Station. 30 min by bus from Takasaki Station West Gate to Shorinzan Iriguchi, then 1 min walk. By car, 30 min from Takasaki IC of Kan'etsu Speedway.

Agatsuma-gun

Address:Kusatsu Kusatsu-cho, Agatsuma-gun, Gunma

Access:25 min by bus from Naganohara Kusatsu Station to Kusatsu Onsen. By car, 90 min from Maebashi city.

Tel:0279-88-0800

Kusatsu Onsen district is one of the best hot spring resort in Kanto region. Yu-batake, a source of hot spring, makes the steam clouds rising all day and becomes a best scenic place. At night, the steam clouds and illuminated town produce a fantastic night view.

Shibukawa-shi

Address:Ikaho Ikaho-machi, Shibukawa-shi, Gunma

Ikaho is one of the popular hot spring town in Gumma. And the long staircase has a tasteful mood of a Japanese hot spring town. In autumn, colored leaves also makes the town more beautiful.

Tomioka-shi

Address:1-1 Tomioka, Tomioka-shi, Gunma

Access:10 min by car from Tomioka IC. 15 min walk from Joshu Tomioka Sration (15 km).

Tel:0274-67-0075

Hours:9:00-17:00

The utmost of 'Made In Japan'. Tomioka silk mill that had pushed forward the modernization of Japan has a strong power!

Tatebayashi-shi

Address:Shiromachi, Tatebayashi-shi, Gunma

Access:10min by car from Tatebayashi IC. 20min walk from Tobu Tatebayashi Station.

At Tatebayashi, Gunma Prefecture, about 4000-5000 carp streamers are raised at four places in the city! The main palace Tsuru'uda River, there're amazing 4000 carp streamers swimming in the sly! This festival from 3/25 to 5/6.◎At Tsuru'uda River (in front of the city hall), the carp streamers are lit up from 18:00-22:00. Access: 20min walk from Tobu Tatebayashi Station, or take bus from Tatebayashi Station.

Kiryu-shi

Address:2729 Nikkawa Niisato-cho, Kiryu-shi, Gunma

Access:By car, 25 min from Isesaki IC, or 45 min from Akagi IC. 40 min walk (3 km) from Akagi Station or Niisato Station

Hours:9:30-17:00

Closed:Mon

Interpretive Building is very beautiful and clean. The architecture itself is beautiful and exhibits like art museum. In the Greenhouse Of Insect, many butterflies fly, and make you feel like to visit the kingdom of butterfly. I could enjoy even the rainy day.◎Entrance fee: adult 410 yen, student 200 yen, under junior high school student fee.

Isesaki-shi

Address:231 Koizumi-cho, Isesaki-shi, Gunma

Access:By car or taxi, 10 min JR Kunisada Station or 30 min from Maebashi city.

Koizumi Inari Shrine located at Gunma-Isesaki. There're three lines of 100 meters path of torii ariches, and they're in various sizes. The number of torii is amazingly 300! It is a shrine that has a business prosperity.

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