A landscape of pink cherry blossoms and yellow canola flowers A field lined with cherry blossoms

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.


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.

Mar 28, 2023 [Information]

Akagi Tunnel of 1000 Cherry Blossoms (Akagi Nanmen Senbonzakura) - Official Info 2023

As you know, spring in Japan is cherry blossom season–the most idyllic, hopeful time of the year. The best place to see cherry blossoms on Mt. Akagi is the Tunnel of 1000 Cherry Blossoms in the sout...

Mar 27, 2023 [Information]

History and Culture in Downtown Maebashi: Rinkokaku and Beyond

Located in the heart of Japan, the City of Maebashi is one that you’ve probably never heard of. Despite its booming local arts and culture scene, it’s not well known for tourism. However, it is full...

Mar 15, 2023 [Information]

Ice Fishing on Akagi’s Crater Lake - Firsthand Report

Lake Onuma near the top of Mt Akagi freezes over every winter, and it’s full of wakasagi lake smelt. This makes it the perfect place to go ice fishing in a Japanese winter wonderland! I headed up to...


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