3 days in Gunma Prefecture Itinerary

3 days in Gunma Prefecture Itinerary

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3 days in Gunma Prefecture Itinerary

Start: Tokyo
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Takasaki
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Kusatsu-machi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
End: Tokyo

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Takasaki

Takasaki ©
Famous for its Daruma dolls, Takasaki serves as a great stopover town during a trip through Japan.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Ikaho Stone Steps, explore the activities along Lake Haruna, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haruna Shrine. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Thu): indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at some of the top local onsens, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mizusawaji, steep yourself in history at Tomioka Silk Mill, then examine the collection at Konnyaku Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Takasakibyakue Daikannon.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Takasaki trip planner .

Tokyo to Takasaki is an approximately 2-hour car ride. Traveling from Tokyo in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Takasaki, with lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kusatsu-machi.

Things to do in Takasaki

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Shibukawa, Tomioka Silk Mill, Konnyaku Park
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Ikaho Stone Steps ©
Ikaho Stone Steps
Tomioka Silk Mill ©
Tomioka Silk Mill
Konnyaku Park ©
Konnyaku Park

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Kusatsu-machi

Kusatsu-machi ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): take in the natural beauty of Yubatake, indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at some of the top local onsens, and then walk around Sainokawara Park.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kusatsu-machi trip planner .

Traveling by car from Takasaki to Kusatsu-machi takes 2 hours. When traveling from Takasaki in March, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Kusatsu-machi: temperatures range from 11°C by day to 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Kusatsu-machi

Parks Nature Spas
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Yubatake ©
Yubatake
Sainokawara Park ©
Sainokawara Park
Onsen Resorts