Gunma Prefecture is located Kanto region. Capital is Maebashi.
The Tomioka Silk Mill and Related Industrial Heritage was constructed in 1872 in Gunma Prefecture, which became a leading center for sericulture, the rearing of silkworms and production of raw silk. In 2014 the monuments were submitted jointly for inscription on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Local product is Konjac (is grown in China, Korea, Taiwan, Japan and southeast Asia for its large starchy corms, used to create a flour and jelly of the same name. It is also used as a vegan substitute for gelatin. In Japanese cuisine, it appears in dishes such as oden.) Dairy farming is also major. There are many famous onsen resorts, like Kusatsu, Ikaho, Minakami and so on.
Mikazukimura Theme Park
Mikazukimura is a historical theme park located in Yabuzuka-machi, Ota city of Gunma prefecture. This theme park was rebuilt preserving the atmosphere of a village of the Edo period
Kanayama Castle Ruins
In the city Ota, prefecture of Gunma, are the ruins of an original Japanese castle. Iwamatsu Iezumi built this castle in 1469...
Kanmuri Inari Shrine
Located in the prefecture of Gunma, in the city of Ota, is the Kanmuri Inari Jinja. It is one of the sanctuaries that make up the network of places that have the god Inari as their main deity.
Kusatsu Hot Spring
The town of Kusatsu in Gunma became well known about 120 years ago after Dr. Balz from Germany, found its hot spring to be very effective against all kinds of ailments.
Ota City Tour of the Seven Lucky Gods
The seven gods of good fortune have been worshipped for many years by the Japanese people. The seven gods in Joshu Ota (Ota City in Gunma) are enshrined respectively at the seven temples located at the foot of Kanayama Hill.