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  • Gunma Flower Park
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gunma Pref. Maebashishi Kashiwaguramachi 2471-7
    Gunma Flower Park, with various flowers blooming all year round, is a facility offering lectures and experience classes on flowers and plants. The restaurant in the park has a large menu using mainly local ingredients and visitors can enjoy special limited items. During the winter season the park is illuminated from sunset to 21:00, and visitors can enjoy the beautiful park and twinkling lights.
  • Akagi Park Visitor Center
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    3.0
    7 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gunma Pref. Maebashishi Fujimimachiakagisan 1
    This is a prefectural park of about 1,290 hectares in size, at the top of Mt. Akagi surrounded by nature, approximately 60 minutes from the Akagi Interchange on the Kanetsu Expressway. The facility displays information on the current state and structure of Mt. Akagi through its animals, plants and geological features. In addition to exhibitions on the history and beautiful nature of Mt. Akagi, there is also a rest house, a tourist information office, and trekking maps are available to purchase. Visitors can use it as a base for sightseeing and hiking in the region. The facility is barrier free and suitable for wheelchairs.

    県立赤城公園ビジターセンターは覚満淵の傍にあり、 この看板は、県立赤城公園の覚満淵の案内図で、散策コースがあります。 すぐ上には鳥居峠がありそこから覚満淵が一望できます。 県立赤城公園ビジターセンターが覚満淵の道向こうにありそこに車を停めているので、 一応トイレを借り、中も見てみます。 付近の動植物の展示と冬季オリンピックのスキーメダリストの猪谷千春さんの展示がありました。 鳥居があるので赤城神社...

  • Maebashi Sports Park
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    3.5
    4 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gunma Pref. Maebashishi Arakuchimachi 437-2
    This complex is located approximately 25 minutes from the JR Maebashi Station by taking the bus headed towards Omuro Park. The complex covers a total are of 25.9 hectares—around 5.5 times the size of Tokyo Dome. It has a variety of sports facilities, including a floodlit tennis court, a baseball field, a community pool with retractable roof, among other facilities. It is an oasis for city residents with a 1,800-meter-long exercise course for joggers and walkers to enjoy, a grassy plaza with play equipment, a free, open fishing pond.

    テニスコートが、16面もあり、ナイター照明も10面あります。 多目的グラウンドやコミュニティプールもあります。 地元のスポーツ団体等の利用が多いです。

  • NIPPON SILK CENTER
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    3.0
    9 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gunma Pref. Takasakishi Kanekomachi 888-1
    This museum is located in Kanekomachi, Takasaki City, Gunma Prefecture. It was created for the purpose of conveying the wonderfulness of traditionally-made silk. There are panels showing the collection of silkworm cocoons, creating raw silk thread and scientific talks on silk thread, in addition to DVD showings concerning the subject. There are also experience classes for visitors to try their hand at making silk coasters and luncheon mats. There are also exhibitions for people to display their own works, seminars and workshops held in the museum.

    蚕の生態や製糸に関する展示や絹を使った作品の展示など、シルク全般につい展示している施設です。自分のペースで見学したかったのですが、展示館に入った途端に説明員のおじさんが寄ってきました。説明を聞くのをお断りしたところ、人を馬鹿にするようような惨い言葉を吐き捨てられました。とても不愉快でしたが、このような傲慢な人を相手にしてもしょうがないので、無視をして見学しました。説明を聞きたい人にだけ説明し、説明...

  • Yamada Kamachi Museum of Art, Takasaki
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gunma Pref. Takasakishi Kataokamachi 3-23-5
    "This art museum is located one minute on foot from the City loop bus’s Shorinzan route ""Yamada Kamachi Bijutsukan iriguchi (Museum of Art Entrance)"" bus stop, accessible from the JR Takasaki Station's Nishi-guchi (West Exit). The museum displays and seeks to introduce the charms of the works of Yamada Kamachi, a talented artist who died prematurely at the age of 17. The museum displays all of his drawings and poems from his early childhood to his final work and looks back on the life he led. His works are exhibited by their themes and include collections of pictures and records relating to music, pencil drawings and novel crayon paintings, watercolor paintings, crayon drawings and poems."
  • Mt. Akagi Motor Resort
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    4.5
    2 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gunma Pref. Maebashishi Miyozawamachi 425-1
    Visitors can relax and enjoy camping surrounded by the nature of Mt. Akagi in this camp ground, about 30 minutes from the Akagi Interchange on the Kanetsu Expressway. Facilities include toilet and shower rooms, and an event space as well as accommodation in three camping areas each with a unique atmosphere, bungalows and cabins. Cuts of Komekome pork (raised on rice) direct from the farm can be bought and outdoor goods and rental equipment are also available. Events are held according to the season, and families with small children can enjoy camping in ease.

    大人4人、子ども3人(4歳、11ヶ月、9ヶ月)でキッチンキャビンに宿泊しました。7/23-24の平日だったので混んでない上に、虫もあまりいなくて良かったです!時期的に全然蚊もいなくて助かりました。キッチンキャビンはエアコンもついていて、快適でした。 バーベキューセットもレンタルできるのと、ボリューム満点の食材も用意してもらえるので、キャンプ初心者には良いですね。

  • Maebashi Park
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gunma Pref. Maebashishi Otemachi 3
    This park is located on the Maebashi Castle ruins in Otemachi, Maebashi City, Gunma Prefecture. It was the first park to be opened in Maebashi City, 1905, and doubles as a Russo-Japanese War memorial. The park is located in an area with an exquisite view of the Tone River, Mt. Haruna, Mt. Asama and Mt. Myogi, and is very well known as a cherry viewing spot. Inside the park grounds, there is the Rinkokaku with an elegant Japanese garden, a grass lawn and Runa Park, an affordably priced, old-fashioned amusement park, among others. Visitors can enjoy the sights at night as well, when the park is lit up during the cherry blossom viewing season.
  • Forest of Gunma (Gunma Prefectural Park)
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    3.5
    7 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gunma Pref. Takasakishi Watanukimachi 992-1
    This municipal park is located in Takasaki City, Gunma Prefecture, next to the City loop Gunma no Mori bus stop. The park was built to commemorate the Meiji centennial anniversary and became fully open to the public in 1980. It is well known as a park with many wild birds due to the luxuriant foliage of the trees and plentiful sources of water. In addition to this, the Gunma Museum of Modern Art and Gunma Prefectural Museum of History are located within the park, and a variety of workshops, exhibitions and classrooms are held using these facilities.

    くまのパディントン展を県立美術館に見に行きました。 平日のお昼頃の訪問でしたが、駐車場には観光バス数台も停まっており、けっこういっぱいになっていて、混んでいるのかな?と思いましたが、敷地が広いので、混んでいるということはありませんでした。

  • Gunma Prefectural Museum of History
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    3.5
    12 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gunma Pref. Takasakishi Watanukimachi 992-1 Gunma Forest Park
    This museum is located in Gunma Prefecture, approximately five minutes' walk from Gunma no mori bus stop, accessible by the City loop bus from the JR Takasaki Station. It contains a range of artifacts for visitors to learn about, from those excavated from the Paleolithic archaeological site of Iwajuku and Watanuki Kannonyama ancient tomb to modern pieces such as those from the Tomioka Silk Mill and industrial items from Subaru (automotive manufacturer). In addition to the permanent exhibitions, there are also themed displays. Lectures are also held on subjects such as Gunma's ancient tombs and people of the Sengoku Period, in addition to workshops on the creation of Magatama and accessories with the theme of Jomo Karuta.

    以前に来た時とは比べものにならないくらい良くなりました。2016年7月にリニューアルしてとのこと。ダイナミックな展示に一変しました。また普通なら一番古い旧石器から淡々と時代順に展示されるのに、入るとすぐに埴輪がドーンと並び圧巻です。群馬が古墳推しなのがすぐに分かります。時代順展示の集落ジオラマま精緻で見応えがあります。 以前行ったけど、、、という方は是非とも訪問すべき。

  • Miyagi Anglers Village
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    5.0
    1 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gunma Pref. Maebashishi Naegashimamachi 1950
    This lure and fly-fishing managed fishing village where even beginners can have fun fishing is located approximately 15 minutes from the Kita Kanto Expressway Isesaki Interchange. Various types of fish, including bass, striper and catfish, are released in the three ponds, depending on the season, and elaborate ways for everyone from beginners to veterans to enjoy themselves have been devised. Fishing sets with a rod, reel and line can be borrowed free of charge, so visitors can have a go with charges for just a ticket and lures. There are free individual lessons available and visitors can also enjoy barbeque or charcoal grill skewer meals.

    夏季はブラックバスの他に、ストライプドバス、チャネルキャットフィッシュといったアメリカ原産の釣りターゲットがいます。冬季はトラウトの管理釣り場になります。 バーブレスフックを使用したハードルアーはもちろん、こういった管理釣り場に珍しくソフトルアーの使用もできます。 魚影も濃く、サイズやコンディションもいいので楽しめます。 一日に一回くらいライブベイトタイムとして、スタッフが活き餌を撒いて魚の活性を...

  • The Museum of Modern Art, Gunma
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    4.0
    37 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gunma Pref. Takasakishi Watanukimachi 992-1
    "This art museum is located in a prefectural park in Gunma Prefecture, next to the Gunma no Mori bus stop, accessible by the City loop bus from the JR Takasaki Station. It contains around 2,000 pieces of diverse modern art, ranging from Japanese works, such as Sotaro Yasui's ""Ashi wo arau onna"" and foreign artists such as Claude Monet's ""Water Lilies"". Events including exhibitions in the exhibition room which straddles two floors, lectures in the auditorium and workshops are held on the second floor. A restaurant and a shop selling accessories and other items are also located on the first floor."

    This construction was build by an architect Sin Isozaki. He is famous designer in the world. And a lot of well known painting in there with large forest. You can walk in the park.

  • Omuro Park
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gunma Pref. Maebashishi Nishiomuromachi 2545
    This park can be reached by bus from the JR Maebashi Station. It is located next to the Omuro Park bus stop. It has been selected as one of the top 100 historical parks in Japan, and contains the Nakafutago burial mound, burial mound M-1, and restorations of the Akagi-style houses of sericulturists in the late Edo period. In the center of the park is a marsh called Goryo Numa, where fishing spots have been set up and visitors can catch koi carp, crucian carp and other types of fish. Cosmos and sunflowers bloom in the park square and there are also a shallow pond and river, and a fluffy dome for children to bounce on, among other things for families to enjoy together.
  • HARUNAKO AUTO CAMP
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    4.0
    1 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gunma Pref. Takasakishi Harunakomachi 854
    This campsite is located on the shore of Lake Haruna, approximately 40 minutes from the Kan’etsu Expressway Shibukawa Ikaho Interchange. The lush green forest campsite was designed to be child-and-family-friendly. There are a range of facilities, including diaper changing sheets and Washlet toilets, so visitors can comfortably enjoy camping with small children. There are tent campsites, bungalows and sites for camper vans. There are also a variety of items for rental, such as the Beginners’ Camping Set (reservation required), which has everything one might need in it.

    バンガローに一泊しました。プラス点:バンガローは安くて(八千五百円)て綺麗。センターハウス、サニタリー関係は高規格で清潔。グループキャンプ禁止らしく落ち着いた雰囲気の客層。マイナス点:子供向けの アクティビティがない。広場はあるが遊具はブランコとターザンロープくらいなので 楽しみが少ないかな。榛名神社はとても良かったです。

  • Mine Park
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    4.5
    3 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gunma Pref. Maebashishi Minemachi 1300
    This park is located in Maebashi City, Gunma Prefecture, in a scenic part of the southern side of Mt. Akagi. The park, covering a vast total area of 77.9 hectares has a variety of facilities and playground equipment. The Adventure Forest with athletic equipment built with logs, and the Water Plaza, where children can play games such as raft crossing, is popular with children. There is also a picnic area, promenade and bird-watching hut, among other facilities. Visitors can look at the skunk cabbage and iris flowers and see wild birds such as grey herons and cuckoos. Visitors can also enjoy fishing at the fishing pond.

    前橋の中心部からはかなり離れていますが、広大な敷地を持つ公園で、夏には、ウォータースライダーなどの水遊びも楽しめるそうです。冬に入ろうという日でしたが、家族連れは結構来ていました。

  • Maebashi Children’s Park
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gunma Pref. Maebashishi Nishikatakaimachi 5-7
    This park which is located in Maebashi City was renovated in 2013. The spacious park has several large combination playground equipment in each area, as well as a wide variety of toys, such as bicycles and electric carts. There is also a fluffy dome, a water park area and wall climbing, as well as many benches placed around the park so people can rest. The park is a place where both children and adults can play to their heart’s content. In addition, there is also the Maebashi Children’s Cultural Center, which can be enjoyed even on days when it is raining in the park, with its planetarium and Waku-Waku Aqua.
  • Takasaki Museum of Art
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    4.0
    28 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gunma Pref. Takasakishi Yashimachou 110-27
    This museum is located three minutes from JR Takasaki Station Nishi-guchi (West exit) by foot. It has a variety of exhibits, such as paintings, sculptures and designs, mainly on contemporary art. It is near to the station, making it an easy-to-visit art space. The museum has many art collections, including Kaoru Yamaguchi, Masao Tsuruoka and other works in connection with Takasaki City, and holds gallery talks and workshop events around planned exhibitions. The Former Inoue Fusaichiro Residence on the premises was designed after the famous architect, Antonin Raymond's home and workplace.

    I love this museum, its conveniently located and has a great gift shop. We usually go there when they have special exhibits.

  • Akagisan Daiichi Ski Area
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gunma Pref. Maebashishi Fujimimachiakagisan Great cave
    This ski field on the northern slope of Mt. Akagi with Mt. Jizo-dake in the background, is located on Prefectural Route 4 from Maebashi City or direct bus from Maebashi Station, and claims to be the smallest in Japan. Half of the ski slope is devoted to sleds and the area is gaining popularity as a large park to play in the snow. A snow escalator with a total length of 60 meters was installed in 2012, and adults can enjoy the snow leisurely while child can enjoy playing safely to their heart’s content. This small ski field where visitors are welcomed by a large snowman opens at the end of December every year.
  • Woal
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gunma Pref. Takasakishi Renjakuchou 29th English-British B1
    This all-genre club is located on Togoku Bunka Rekishi Kaido near Takasaki Station's West Exit, and offers a wide range of dance music genres including hip-hop, reggae, EDM and house to enjoy. They regularly hold live events inviting DJs, dancers and bands on weekends, and it is crowded with many clubbers. Another reason why it is a great venue is because of the available coin lockers, allowing you to focus on dancing and the events with free hands.
  • Club Roc Takasaki
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gunma Pref. Takasakishi Renjakuchou 134 Chosimi Building 1F
    This all-genre club is located near Takasaki Station's West Exit. They have high-quality DJ systems including Pioneer and sound systems, gaining them the strong support of both clubbers and artists. Events of various music genres are held each week, and you can enjoy yourself in a different way every time you visit. Besides operating as a club, it also functions as a rental space you can use for music performances and parties.
  • Arts Maebashi
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    3.5
    17 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gunma Pref. Maebashishi Chiyodamachi 5-1-16
    A cultural facility built to support art and culture activities in Maebashi City. The facility makes use of a former commercial complex located in the heart of the city. In addition to hold irregular special exhibitions, the facility holds art tours and workshops which can be enjoyed by everyone from small children to senior citizens. In the facility's archive, you can view records of its activities as well as books on the arts. The adjoining cafe serves seasonal coffees and tasty sweets prepared by a patissier. The museum shop sells colorful art merchandise.

    The first day of HIKKURIKOGAKKURIKO. It was possible to know good of the town in Maebashi. Here is home of Hagiwara Sakutaro and Ryoji Arai. It was the nice art museum where I touch an area.

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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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