2015/03/24

Gunma Prefecture

Prefectural capital:Maebashi City
In Gunma Prefecture agriculture is thriving. The production volume of cabbage, cucumbers and konjacs is the first in Japan. There are femous hot springs such as Kusatsu Onsen, Ikaho Onsen and Minakami Onsen. Many foreign tourists also visit.

In Edo period, production of silk was initiated in this region, sericulture industry had developed. In Meiji period, Tomioka Silk Mill was built, where was the first modern raw silk production mill in Japan. Tomioka Silk Mill was added to the World Heritage List in 2014, after that many tourists have visited here.






See also
*Japanese
*Chinese





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