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Rest Spot Spots in Gunma Area

  • Roadside Station Denen Plaza Kawaba
    Travel / Tourism
    Gunma Pref. Tonegunkawabamura Hagimuro 385
    This roadside station is located along the Prefectural Route 64 Hirakawa Yokozuka Line in Kawaba Village, Tone County, Gunma. It was chosen as the no.1 choice for “favorite roadside station in Kanto.” The spacious lot includes a wide variety of facilities, such as a restaurant, a bakery, a cafe, a beer brewery, a meat plant, a pizzeria, a hotel with a day spa, and a farmer’s market with fresh local vegetables and other specialty products. A great place for the family to spend the day, offering experience with crafts and pottery, and a large playground.
  • Roadside Station Agatsumakyo
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    3.5
    22 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Gunma Pref. Agatsumagunhigashiagatsumamachi Mishima 6441
    This roadside station is located near the entrance of the Places of Scenic Beauty Agatsuma Gorge, approximately 20 minutes West of central Higashiagatsuma Town, which is approximately 50 minutes from the Kan’etsu Expressway Shibukawa Ikaho Interchange, via National Route 145. There is a station’s Tengu takeout corner with dishes directly from the farm, and its soft served ice cream is very popular even in the winter. Visitors can also enjoy the local cuisine at the Agatsumatei restaurant with dishes such as the Ginger Roast made with a local specialty Yamato Pork. There is also Tengu no Yu, which is a day-trip hot spring, foot baths and various playground equipment and a dog park, so the families can enjoy themselves.

    JR岩島駅から吾妻峡へ向かう国道145号近くにある道の駅。八ッ場ダム関連事業として整備された。 地元農産物と土産物を販売している売店、レストラン、軽食販売所があり、温泉施設も併設されている。最近の道の駅としては建物は小さ目で、販売している品数も多くない。レストランもメニュー数は少なく値段は高めである。テイクアウト用の軽食には地元のやまと豚を使用したメンチカツ、揚げ団子なども販売している。

  • Roadside Station Agrimu Showa
    Travel / Tourism
    Gunma Pref. Tonegunshouwamura Morishita 2406-2
    This roadside station is located on Prefectural Route 65, just off the Kan’etsu Expressway Showa Interchange. In addition to the direct sales outlets which sell vegetables freshly picked from Showa Village, there is also a natural footbath which is safe to lie down at even if it rains, among other facilities. In the Farm Restaurant, visitors can enjoy set meals and ramen made with fresh, local vegetables. The soft cream which uses seasonal fruits is also popular. And in the neighboring Agrimu Farm, visitors can enjoy experiencing harvesting seasonal vegetables. The Agrimu Rakugyo farming experience which allows people to rent a farm is open all year round and is also very popular.
  • Roadside Station Ota
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    3.5
    17 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Gunma Pref. Otashi Kasukawachou 701-1
    This roadside station faces Ota City’s Jobu Road on National Route 17, approximately 25 minutes from the Kita Kanto Expressway Isesaki Interchange. The station features a Catering Car Village, which sells dishes such as yakisoba, udon and curry, as well as sweets and authentic Brazilian cuisine out of catering cars. There is also a 24-hour multipurpose rest area where visitors can eat take-out meals. There are places where fresh, local vegetables and animal products are sold, as well as various crafts made with local materials and techniques.

    SUBARUの土産は置いてあったが、もう少し地元の名産品(名物)を陳列しておいて欲しいところ。ただ休息するだけならこれでも良いのかも知れないが・・・。赤いSUBARU360も陳列されていたが、もう少し工夫すると、見栄えも良くなるのに!と思いながら、ただただトイレを済ませて帰路についた。もったいないな。

  • Roadside Station Onoko
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    4.0
    10 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Gunma Pref. Shibukawashi Onoko 1980
    This small roadside station is located approximately 20 minutes from the Kan’etsu Expressway Shibukawa Ikaho Interchange, on National Route 353, which runs East-West parallel to the Agatsuma River in the center of Gunma Prefecture. It is near the entrance to the Agatsuma hot spring district, and many guests of Kusatsu Hot Spring and Shima Hot Spring also visit the roadside station. There is a direct sales outlet for farms, which sells fresh, local vegetables, dishes and homemade items, as well as a restaurant where local housewives work making meals. The direct sales outlet’s Maitake mushrooms and its apple pie are recommended. The restaurant’s Tempura and mixed rice and handmade soba with pickles are also very popular.

    万座温泉の帰りにこちらに立ち寄りました。時間が間に合わず、トイレのみの利用となってしまいましたが、向かいにあるコンビニで、野菜が売られていたり、お土産などもあったので良かったです。

  • Roadside Station Kurabuchi Oguri no Sato
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    3.5
    17 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Gunma Pref. Takasakishi Kurabuchimachisannokura 296-1
    This roadside station is located at the foot of Mt. Haruna, on National Route 406, approximately 30 minutes from the Joshin-etsu Expressway Matsuida-Myogi Interchange. The building was designed to resemble a warehouse, and on the first floor, has shops that sell local agricultural produce and processed foods, as well as a restaurant where customers can enjoy local cuisines. On the second floor, is a rest corner which is equipped with baby-change toilets, computers for looking up information and other facilities, as well as a 24-hour rooftop deck that has a brilliant view of the surrounding mountains and fields. There is also a multipurpose hall which acts as a local community center.

    近隣を通ったときは利用します。 新鮮な野菜がおおいです。 特にトマトの時期は美味しいトマトがたくさんあります。お勧めです。 トウモロコシも美味しいです。 お米はもっと美味しいです。

  • Roadside Station GreenFlower Stock Farm Ogo
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    3.5
    23 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Gunma Pref. Maebashishi Takikubomachi 1369-1
    This roadside station is located on National Route 353 at the southern foot of Mt. Akagi, approximately 20 minutes from the Kan’etsu Expressway Akagi Interchange. At GreenFlower Stock Farm, with its large landmark Dutch windmill, visitors can spend time with cows, sheep, ponies and other animals, play on the roller slide and other playground and athletic equipment, and also enjoy camping in the bungalows. The Rest House Makiba restaurant’s generous servings of slow-cooked Motsuni Set Meals are popular, and there is also a direct sales outlet that sells local agricultural products and flowering trees and shrubs.

    道の駅に立ち寄り新鮮野菜をゲットしましたが、敷地が広くてビックリしました。 遊具が有り、動物もいるので子供連れにお勧めです。長いローラー滑り台が使用禁止になってましたが、安全上の問題なんでしょうか。対策して再開してほしいですね。

  • Roadside Station Komochi
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    4.0
    79 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Gunma Pref. Shibukawashi Shiroi 2318-1
    This roadside station is located on National Route 17 (Koizawa Bypass), in Shiroijuku, which prospered as the castle town of Shiroi Castle, approximately 10 minutes from the Kan’etsu Expressway Shibukawa Ikaho Interchange. The restaurant’s Katsudon Rice Bowl, made with tender Joshu pork, and the Akagi Beef Croquettes are recommended. The local produce center’s freshly picked local vegetables, original side dishes and specialty Konjac are also popular. The footbath can also be used free of charge on weekends and national holidays. In the spring, double-flowered cherry trees blossom on the roadside, and the Shiroijuku double-flowered cherry festival brings excitement with its samurai parade and festival stalls.

    中にある食創庵というレストランの上州豚のカツ丼がとにかくおすすめです。肉厚でボリュームあり、味は濃いですが美味しいです。価格も810円とコスパ良いです。売っている物も群馬名産の物が安くてこれぞ道の駅と言った感じでした。

  • Roadside Station Shimonita
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    3.5
    37 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Gunma Pref. Kanragunshimonitamachi Mayama 3766-11
    "This roadside station is located at the east entrance of Myogi-Arafune-Saku Kogen Quasi-National Park, on National Route 254. The newly opened delicatessen shop, ""Marumoya"", which is famous for its Shimonita Croquettes and Pizza Messe bakery, underwent renewal and reopened in January 2018. The popular direct sales outlet, which sells the exceptionally popular Jersey milk soft cream Kozu Ranch Milk Bars, Shimonita specialty Konjac and Shimonita leeks also underwent renewal."

    道の駅しもにたです。 下仁田インターの近くです。 フードコートもあります。 天ざる蕎麦、マルゲリータを注文しました。

  • Roadside Station Takumi no sato
    Travel / Tourism
    Gunma Pref. Tonegunminakamimachi Sukawa 847
    This roadside station is located at the entrance of Takumi no Sato, on Gunma Nakanojo-yugawara Prefectural Route 53, which hosts a variety of historical agricultural experience facilities. There is an information center with guide maps of the village and also rental bicycles ideal for exploring. The restaurant’s Galettes, which are made in a similar way to crepes with 100% Minakami-produced buckwheat flour and topped with seasonal vegetables and mushrooms, are also very popular. The direct sales outlet sells seasonal produce such as freshly picked local vegetables. There are also Konjac-making experiences available for visitors to enjoy.
  • Roadside Station Fujimi
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    3.0
    2 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Gunma Pref. Maebashishi Fujimimachishi 1569-1
    This roadside station is located on National Route 353, approximately 20 minutes from the Kan’etsu Expressway Akagi Interchange, in the perfect place for visitors to Mt. Akagi to casually drop by. The Fujimi spa FUREAIKAN, day-trip hot spring facility’s outdoor bath has a great view overlooking the Kanto Plain and visitors can enjoy Restaurant Akagi’s dishes which are made with local ingredients and natural water from Akagi. The Kaze Line Fujimi agricultural direct sales outlet has a range of seasonal vegetables, as well as Joshu’s famous baked Manju and homemade croquettes.

    道の駅ふじみに併設されたレストランです。地元の食材を使用したメニューがあります。上州赤城カツ丼を食べましたが、肉厚でジューシーなカツとフワっとした卵がマッチしていて美味しかったです。温泉もあり、のんびりできます。

  • Roadside Station Kanra
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    3.5
    36 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Gunma Pref. Kanragunkanramachi Obata 444-1
    This roadside station is located in Kanra Town, on Prefectural Route 46’s Tomioka Kanna Line. It is near the entrance of the castle town of Obata, and can be easily accessed from the Joshin-etsu Expressway or National Route 254. The Momotaro Meal, which uses the local specialty pheasant meat and Mochi Kibi is famous and is very popular as a set meal and as a lunch box meal. The shop sells local agricultural products and processed goods, as well as wine and other goods imported directly from its Italian sister city. The nearby thatched house is the relocated and restored residence of Matsui family, the Edo Period Village Chief. It is free to enter and is often used as a rest area.

    Our very first night/trip on a campervan. So were having lots of question about sleeping in a carpark in japan. Well, first, we arrive in the road station after sundown, so was not about to see...

  • Roadside Station Tamamurajuku
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    3.5
    24 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Gunma Pref. Sawaguntamamuramachi Kamishinden 604-1
    "This roadside station is located on National Route 354, next to the Kan’etsu Expressway Takasaki-Tamamura Smart Interchange. In addition to the fresh local vegetables and processed food sold at the direct sales outlet, this ""Meat Station"" also sells fried products such as croquettes and katsu, made with Joshu beef and Joshu Mugi pork. The restaurant’s soft cream, which is made with local Tamamura Tofu soy milk, is also very popular. There are also catering cars set up with a wide range of unique local gourmet menus. There is also a Baby Station, which is convenient for breastfeeding and changing diapers, so parents can relax when bringing their children with them. There is also an EV charging station available."

    高崎玉村スマートインターのすぐ横にある道の駅です。 野菜や果物、お土産が売ってます。 食事もでき、ラーメンが美味しかったです。

  • Roadside Station Tsukiyono Yaze Shinsui Park
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    3.0
    5 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Gunma Pref. Tonegunminakamimachi Tsukiyono 2936
    This roadside station is located on Prefectural Route 61 on the Numata Minakami Road which follows the Tone River. It is approximately 6 kilometers from the Kan’etsu Expressway Tsukiyono Interchange. The agricultural direct sales outlet Tsukiyono Harvest sells fresh seasonal fruit and vegetables which are grown by local people so that they can be sold to tourists in this relaxing space. Old-fashioned and highly-reviewed natto made from locally grown soybeans is also produced and sold here. There is a water park with a grassy area and playground equipment, and also Yaze Ruins, a nationally designated historical site from the Jomon Period, where families can relax and play together.

    The pork ramen was quite OK, although it was probably instant broth. The takoyaki were terribly sweet, inedible really. What a shame that the increasing use of sugar destroys the traditional flavours...

  • Roadside Station Akagi no Megumi
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    4.0
    5 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Gunma Pref. Maebashishi Ogikubomachi 437-11
    This roadside station is located on the Shibukawa Ogo road, on Prefectural Route 34, almost in the very center of Maebashi City, approximately 20 minutes from the Kita Kanto Expressway Komagata Interchange. The vast site of this day-trip Ainoyama no Yu hot spring, which also has a restaurant and pool, and the farm’s direct sales store Ajisai sells the popular soft cream made with fresh milk from Kozu Ranch, is surrounded by the beautiful natural scenery of southern foot of Mt. Akagi. And at adjoining Ogikubo Park, visitors can see the 10 different types of 16,000 hydrangea in full bloom in late June and the fireflies along the river that runs through the park.

    日帰り温泉が併設されている道の駅です。私は生産物直売所に開店と同時に入店しました。地元の人たちが買い物しているのは安くて良い物がある証拠だと思います。

  • Roadside Station Kusatsu Undo Jaya Park
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    4.0
    38 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Gunma Pref. Agatsumagunkusatsumachi Kusatsu 2-1
    This roadside station is located near the entrance of Kusatsu Hot Spring, on National Route 292 (Japan Romantic Road), and was designed with the look of a German town in mind. Facilities inside the grounds include the Baelz Memorial Hall, which follows the life of Dr. Baelz, a German doctor who introduced Kusatsu Hot Spring to the world, and the Romantic Road Pavilion Museum, which has a collection of materials relating to roads in both Japan and Germany. The shop’s most popular product is the local specialty Kusatsu Roll Cake, which is made with scarlet runner beans and fresh cream. The shop’s Scarlet Runner Bean Milk Soft Cream is also recommended.

    This is just outside of the town of Kusatsu and is a convenient stop on your way into town, just 5 minutes away. It is easily recognizable with its unique architecture. There is a visitors...

  • Roadside Station Nakayama Bonchi
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    3.5
    23 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Gunma Pref. Agatsumaguntakayamamura Nakayama 2357-1
    This peaceful roadside station is located along the Shibukawa Shimoshinden Road and its magnificent views of the mountain range and fields, approximately 20 minutes from the Kan’etsu Expressway Tsukiyono Interchange. The restaurant has an unforgettable Valley Ramen dish which is recommended. The agricultural direct sales outlet sells fresh vegetables, specialty Konjac made from konjac yam roots and processed goods made by local mothers. There is also Fureai Plaza, a day-trip hot spring where visitors can enjoy the outdoor bath while looking at the star-filled sky. And there are also cottages available for a longer stay.

    場所は盆地ですが、その中でも高台になった場所に施設が作られており、里山の風景を堪能できるよい道の駅でした。施設の中心は温泉施設で、他に農産物の直売所があります。直売所の品数は豊富だと思います。ただし、お土産品は地元高山村の物というわけではなく、群馬県の名産品を販売しているといった感じでした。

  • Roadside Station Yanba Furusato-Kan
    Travel / Tourism
    Gunma Pref. Agatsumagunnaganoharamachi Hayashi 1567-4
    This roadside station is located on Hayashi Intersection, between Prefectural Route 375 and the National Route 145 Yanba Bypass, approximately one hour from the Kan’etsu Expressway Ikaho Interchange. Visitors can rest at the natural foot bath here while viewing the spectacular scenery. The Yanba Market has specialties such as freshly picked fruit and vegetables and scarlet runner beans for sale. Visitors can also eat the famous Otsumi Dango Soup and Yanba Dam Curry at the Yanba Cafeteria. The soft cream made with local Asama-kogen milk has a rich fragrance and sweet flavor and is very popular. There are also parking area for exclusive use of visitors spending night in their cars and quick charger for EV.
  • Roadside Station Reizan Takeyama
    Travel / Tourism
    Gunma Pref. Agatsumagunnakanojoumachi Gotanda 222-1
    This roadside station is located on Prefectural Route 53, at the foot of Mt. Takeyama where there are 33 Kannon statues standing along the mountain path and people have come on pilgrimages to the holy mountain. The soba restaurant, Sobadokoro Keyaki’s Choei Soba, made from 100% buckwheat from the Farmhouse with the hip roof and thatched roof, which was moved and remodeled here, and named after the Dutch Scholar, Choei Takano associated with Nakanojo Town. There are also a wide range of facilities for families to enjoy, such as the Takeyama-kan, where visitors can experience making soba, Adventure Fort, with its athletic playground equipment and the Kodomo-kan, which is designed for small children. It is also well-known as a famous area for viewing Moss Phlox.
  • Roadside Station Kuni
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    3.5
    13 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Gunma Pref. Agatsumagunnakanojoumachi Kosame Far north 22
    This roadside station is located along National Route 292, near the entrance of Joshin’etsu Kogen National Park. In addition to the hot spring foot bath, there is also a day-trip hot spring and accommodation facility here, so visitors can stay the night, instead of simply resting at the station. The crafts found in the Kuni Tourist Souvenir Center, such as the specialty canned scarlet runner beans, as well as the sedge wrapped in colorful cloth and knitted to make Konkonzouri. The Kuni no Go Shirasuna restaurant’s local specialty Maitake Mushroom Rice Bowl is especially popular. As is the unique soft cream, which is made with the specialty scarlet runner beans.

    ここは、道の駅六合(くに) ここに応徳温泉なるものがあると立ち寄っ た。 喫茶軽食のお休み処くに。 ここは、温泉じゃなさそうだ。 地の物、旬な物と食材にこだわっているジ ェラートやコーヒー、ケーキは人気らしい。 応徳温泉は、道の駅六合内にある温泉。こ こは応徳温泉の宿泊施設「宿 花まめ」。 ここでは日帰り入浴がありません。 六合山荘 ここで日帰り入浴が出来るそうですが、休業 していた。結局この温泉...

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Gunma prefecture is synonymous with onsen. Natural hot spring water sources throughout the prefecture have given rise to a series of small onsen towns, each set among luscious mountains. At Kusatsu, Ikaho, and Minakami, traditional indoor and outdoor bathing experiences are served hand in hand with irresistible onsen-themed food, including steam-cooked eggs and custard pudding.

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