Mt. Akagi is a massif surrounding Maebashi City, the capital of Gunma Prefecture, which is located near the center of Japan. It is approximately 110 km from Tokyo and it takes about two hours by car or train. Mt. Akagi is a tourist spot where you can enjoy mountain climbing, trekking, hiking, and gourmet food in natural surroundings. You can also enjoy Japanese history and hot springs throughout the year. This website introduces various ways to enjoy and the attractiveness of Mt. Akagi and provides recommended information to foreign visitors.

About Mt.Akagi

This page introduces the highlights of Mt. Akagi, including basic information, history, nature, hot springs, and foods. Start getting to know Mt. Akagi right here.

Travel Plan

See the recommended course to fully enjoy Mt. Akagi. There are many attractive tourist spots which both children and adults can enjoy.

Seasons events

Various events are held at Mt. Akagi throughout the year. Enjoy Mt. Akagi more deeply at the events that make the most of each season.

  • Akagi South side Senbonzakura Festival
    Akagi South side Senbonzakura Festival
  • Green-flower farm Cherry Blossom Festival
    Green-flower farm Cherry Blossom Festival
  • Green-flower farm Cherry Blossom Festival
    Gunma flower park
  • Tsukita Sasara
    Tsukita Sasara
  • Mt.Akagi summer festival
    Mt.Akagi summer festival
  • Ogo Gion Festival
    Ogo Gion Festival
  • Mt.Akagi hill climb
    Mt.Akagi hill climb
  • Akagi-oroshi Grape picking
    Akagi-oroshi Grape picking
  • Wakasagi fishingo
    Wakasagi fishingo
  • Snowshoe hiking
    Snowshoe hiking
  • Gunma flower park illumination
			& Fireworks display
    Gunma flower park illumination & Fireworks display
  • Snow Festival
    Snow Festival

Access Information

This page explains how to get to Mt. Akagi, which is easy to reach by various modes of transportation from Tokyo and airports in the Metropolitan area.

Information / report

This is a blog to share the attractiveness of Mt. Akagi. You can find information ranging from timely topics to new discoveries and new ways to enjoy.

Sep 30, 2018 [information/report]

A Day of Fishing, BBQ, and Grape-picking in Ogo, Maebashi!

Today we went to Ogo in Maebashi City, Gunma Prefecture to go trout fishing, barbecue, and do some grape-picking. Osaki Fishing Ponds (“Osaki Tsuribori” in Japanese) is located in the scenic northeast...

Sep 17, 2018 [Information]

Ogo Gion Festival: Ogo’s Famous “Raging Lion(Abare-jishi)”

This night festival held in the town of Ogo at the southern foot of Mt. Akagi is an old tradition that has been upheld for 170 years. The festival’s origins lie in the late Edo-period custom of having...

Sep 3, 2018 [information/report]

Opening day for Wakasagi fishing, Sep. 1st

[metaslider id=395] The Lake Ohnuma is famous for Wakasagi fishing which is held in sharp winter of Mt. Akagi. Please come here and try your skill of Wakasagi fishing! ****** Opening days : from Se...

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