Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Tobu Treasure Garden in Tatebayashi (Gunma Prefecture)

The Tobu Treasure Garden located in Gunma Prefecture about 55km away from Tokyo, can be reached within only 1hour from Asakusa Station (Tokyo) and is perfect for a day trip during spring, summer or...

Cool Treks Around Tokyo (5): Fukiware no Taki in Gunma Prefecture

This majestic stretch of interlocking waterfalls is said to be the "Niagara of the Orient". Located in Numata City of Gunma Prefecture, the Fukiware no Taki is 7-meters high, 30-meters wide and flows 1.5-km into...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Kanto

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kanto Kanto is located on Japan’s Honshu island and consists of seven prefectures: Gunma, Tochigi, Ibaraki, Saitama, Tokyo, Chiba, and Kanagawa. As the most densely populated area in Japan,...

Top 3 Therapeutic Hot Springs in Japan

The practice of visiting hot springs or onsen has long been regarded as beneficial for curing various ailments in Japan. Called toji (湯治 lit. hot water healing) in Japanese, this practice of balneotherapy is...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Gunma Prefecture (2)

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kanto Gunma 15 Suwakyo Gorge (諏訪峡) in Tone-Minakami [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d3196.4502864277074!2d138.9714181152887!3d36.75976387995691!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x0%3A0x398e42e0f7d5df8d!2z6KuP6Kiq5bOh5aSn5qmL!5e0!3m2!1sen!2sus!4v1476687723087&w=100%&h=100%] First colors: End of October Color Peak: Beginning of November Access: 20min walk from Minakami Station (JR Joetsu Line) Address: Minakami-machi, Tone-gun 379-1616 Gunma Ranking:...

Ski in Japan: Top 5 Central Japan Resorts

Within just 3 hours of Central Japan, you can find slopes to suit any ski level, not to mention a great selection of spas. Our top four picks take you high, where trees freeze into "ice...

Kawabaonsen – Yutorian

Experience Japan’s original surroundings at this hot spring lodge just 2 hours from Tokyo Kawaba Village in Gunma Prefecture, which is blessed with good quality onsen water, is where the elegant ryokan Yutorian –...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Gunma Prefecture

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kanto Gunma Gunma Prefecture 13 ~ 20  13 Fukiware-no-taki Falls (吹割の滝) in Numata [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d3198.8596668848913!2d139.20469061528723!3d36.70190997996891!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x0%3A0x761f6a602a4e8718!2z5ZC55Ymy44Gu5rudIEZ1a2l3YXJlIEZhbGxz!5e0!3m2!1sen!2sus!4v1476687643616&w=100%&h=100%] First colors: Middle of October Color Peak: Late October to early November Access: About 40 minutes by bus from...

Cool Treks Around Tokyo (3): Oze National Park in Gunma Prefecture

This sprawling marshland at 760 hectares is well-loved for its charming wooden boardwalk paths through seemingly endless carpets of flora and fauna. The ‘mizubasho,’ or Japanese skunk cabbage, and ‘nikko-kisuge’ (yellow alpine lily) are...

Overnight trip from Tokyo- (1) Countryside Gunma and Snow Country Niigata

Countryside Gunma & Snow country Niigata If you've been to Japan many times, chances are you've explored almost every corner of Tokyo and wondering where else can you go. In fact, there are many attractive sightseeing...