Takasaki City, Akagi, Tomioka
Tatebayashi City starts flying their impressive collection of over 5,000 streamers at the end of March, so that residents and visitors can enjoy the view of the streamers alongside the cherry blossoms.
Lake Haruna Illumination Festa 2018Read Later
Located at the summit of Mt. Haruna, in Gunma Prefecture’s Takasaki City, Lake Haruna is at an altitude of 1,084 meters above sea level, making it the second highest lake in Japan! Due to this, the air at the lake is very clear, making the lights of the Illumination Festa even more beautiful.
Jigen-in Temple, located at the summit of Takasaki Kannonyama, is home to a 41.8 meter-high 6000-ton statue of the Bodhisattva Kannon.
Also known as the “Takasaki Kannon,” the statue at Jigen-in Temple is called the “Takasaki Byakue (White-Robed) Dai-Kannon.”
Tomioka Silk MillRead Later
Established in 1872, the Tomioka Silk Mill was opened to contribute to the modernization of Japan by the Meiji government, and it was Japan’s first machine-based silk mill. In the past, Japan’s government exported silk as a means to gather funds to promote the development of science and technology. Tomioka Silk Mill has remained mostly unchanged since those times. It has been registered as a World Heritage Site.