List of Places of Scenic Beauty of Japan (Gunma)

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This list is of the Places of Scenic Beauty of Japan located within the Prefecture of Gunma.[1]

National Places of Scenic Beauty[edit]

As of 1 July 2014, seven Places have been designated at a national level; Sanbaseki Gorge spans the prefectural borders with Saitama.[2][3][4]

Site Municipality Comments Image Coordinates Type Ref.
Rakusan-en
楽山園
Rakusan-en
Kanra Rakusan-en Konmei Pond 1.jpg 36°13′42″N 138°54′52″E / 36.22823531°N 138.9145004°E / 36.22823531; 138.9145004 (Rakusan-en) 1 [1]
Agatsuma Valley
吾妻峡
Agatsuma-kyō
Higashiagatsuma, Naganohara Agatsuma Valley 01.jpg 36°33′46″N 138°43′20″E / 36.56285114°N 138.72229572°E / 36.56285114; 138.72229572 (Agatsuma Valley) 5, 6 [2]
Sanba River
三波川(サクラ)
Sanba-gawa (sakura)
Fujioka also a Natural Monument Forest sanbagawa downstream.jpg 36°09′42″N 139°01′17″E / 36.16168359°N 139.02137519°E / 36.16168359; 139.02137519 (Sanba River) 3 [3]
Fukiware Valley and Fukiware Falls
吹割渓ならびに吹割瀑
Fukiwarekei narabini Fukiware-baku
Numata also a Natural Monument Fukiware Falls.JPG 36°42′00″N 139°12′27″E / 36.70013689°N 139.20744437°E / 36.70013689; 139.20744437 (Fukiware Valley and Fukiware Falls) 6 [4]
Mount Myōgi
妙義山
Myōgi-san
Tomiokam Shimonita, Annaka Mt-myogi-in-summer.jpg 36°17′29″N 138°44′49″E / 36.29147278°N 138.74684822°E / 36.29147278; 138.74684822 (Mount Myōgi) 10 [5]
Tsutsujigaoka
躑躅ヶ岡(ツツジ)
Tsutsujigaoka
Tatebayashi TsutsujiTatebayashi.jpg 36°14′34″N 139°33′19″E / 36.24282774°N 139.55531315°E / 36.24282774; 139.55531315 (Tsutsujigaoka) 1, 3 [6]
Sanbaseki Gorge
三波石峡
Sanbasekkyō
Fujioka also a Natural Monument; designation includes an area of Kamikawa in Saitama Prefecture RIMG0027.JPG 36°07′46″N 139°01′46″E / 36.12935391°N 139.02935467°E / 36.12935391; 139.02935467 (Sanbaseki Gorge) 5, 6 [7]

Prefectural Places of Scenic Beauty[edit]

As of 1 May 2014, five Places have been designated at a prefectural level.[4][5]

Site Municipality Comments Image Coordinates Type Ref.
Takizawa Fudō Falls
滝沢の不動滝
Takizawa-no-Fudō-no-taki
Maebashi 36°30′32″N 139°11′17″E / 36.508929°N 139.187990°E / 36.508929; 139.187990 (Takizawa Fudō Falls) [8]
Mount Kawate Caves
川手山洞窟群及びズニ石
Kawate-yama dōkutsu-gun oyobi zuni-ishi
Minakami also a Prefectural Natural Monument 36°40′36″N 138°50′38″E / 36.676783°N 138.843927°E / 36.676783; 138.843927 (Mount Kawate Caves) [9]
Mount Ōmine floating islands and marshland plants
大峰山浮島及び湿原植物
Ōmine-yama ukishima oyobi shitsugen shokubutsu
Minakami also a Prefectural Natural Monument 36°44′03″N 138°56′01″E / 36.734276°N 138.933706°E / 36.734276; 138.933706 (Mount Ōmine floating islands and marshland plants) [10]
Semi Valley
蝉の渓谷
Semi-no-keikoku
Nanmoku also a Prefectural Natural Monument 36°09′24″N 138°40′52″E / 36.156588°N 138.681192°E / 36.156588; 138.681192 (Semi Valley) [11]
Sengataki Falls
線ヶ滝
Sengataki
Nanmoku also a Prefectural Natural Monument 36°10′44″N 138°38′15″E / 36.178969°N 138.637419°E / 36.178969; 138.637419 (Sengataki Falls) [12]

Municipal Places of Scenic Beauty[edit]

As of 1 May 2014, twenty-seven Places have been designated at a municipal level.[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cultural Properties for Future Generations". Agency for Cultural Affairs. Archived from the original on 26 October 2014. Retrieved 28 July 2014. 
  2. ^ 史跡名勝天然記念物 [Number of Monuments of Japan by Prefecture] (in Japanese). Agency for Cultural Affairs. 1 July 2014. Archived from the original on 30 June 2011. Retrieved 28 July 2014. 
  3. ^ "Database of National Cultural Properties: 史跡名勝天然記念物 (名勝, 特別名勝 群馬県 2県以上)" (in Japanese). Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved 28 July 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "群馬の文化財" [Cultural Properties in Gunma Prefecture]. Gunma Prefecture. 25 April 2014. Retrieved 28 July 2014. 
  5. ^ 都道府県別指定等文化財件数(都道府県分) [Number of Prefectural Cultural Properties by Prefecture] (in Japanese). Agency for Cultural Affairs. 1 May 2014. Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 28 July 2014. 
  6. ^ 都道府県別指定等文化財件数(市町村分) [Number of Municipal Cultural Properties by Prefecture] (in Japanese). Agency for Cultural Affairs. 1 May 2014. Archived from the original on 14 May 2015. Retrieved 28 July 2014. 

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