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Mt. Akagi

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Mt. Akagi


Nature Parks

Mt. Akagi (赤城山) is all inclusive term for multiple volcanos in the center of Gunma. There is no mountain named Akagi. However, the mountains around caldera lake are called Mt. Akagi. Mt. Akagi is one of the 100 best mountains and 100 best landscape of Japan. Caldera lake is located 1300 m of sea level and surrounded by the mountains. It has great autumn tint in this mountain. It starts in the middle of October. There are many hiking courses for those mountains.

Tourist Info.
There is visitors center and hotels. You can enjoy sky in the winter.

0. at Maebashi Station.
1. use local bus to Akagi Onsen (3 hrs.)

Access to Akagi Area

Terminal Station: Numata Station
By train
use JR Joetsu Shinkansen to Takasaki, use JR Joetsu Line to Numata

By Car
use Kanetsu Express way to Numata

MLJ Online Shop

Map around Mt. Akagi

Konuma Pond

Akagi South Side 1000 Sakura

Fukiware Fall

Fudo Fall

Takatsudo Valley

Kanto Kikka Festival

Detailed Travel Guide

Mt. Akagi

The last eruption was over 20,000 years ago. So, it is not active volcano. Mt. Akagi has several moutains, Mt. Kurobi (1828m), Mt. Komagadake (1685m), Mt. Jizodake (1674m), Mt. Choushichiro (1579m) and Mt. Nabemawari (1332), and 2 lakes, Lake Onuma and Lake Kakumanbuchi.

There is many travel spots in Mt. Akagi. Sky is one of the major attraction in Mt. Akagi. Many Japanese famous sky players are trained in Mt. Akagi. You can have great view of the top of the mountain.

In the October, you can enjoy great autumn tint in this mountain.

There are many hot spring "Onsen" in Mt. Akagi.
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