New Golden Route



Jomokogen Sta.

Minakami Town, Gunma Pref.


Ateliers for straw work, pottery, and bamboo work are scattered throughout this scenically situated mountain village. Take a stroll through this popular tourist spot and see artisan craftsmanship and even experience making traditional craftworks originating in ancient Japan.

  • About 25 min. by bus from Jomokogen Sta. on JR Joetsu Shinkansen
    About 20 min. by car from Tsukiyono IC of Kan-Etsu Expressway
  • +81-278-62-0401 (Minakami Tourism Association)
  • 847 Sukawa, Minakami, Tone District, Gunma
  • 9:00-17:00 (till 16:00 during early Nov. to mid-Mar.)
  • Jan.1 (except for the shop and the restaurant in Horaku-kan)
    *Closures may vary by workshop facility
  • Vary according to trials
  • Website

36.696122, 138.908346

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