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Maebashi

Cherry blossoms on the south face of Mt. Akagi

Early-summer greenery and azaleas at Mt. Akagi

Maebashi Fireworks Festival

Cycling amid the autumnal views

Mt. Akagi Snowshoe Tours

Maebashi is an inland city, just one short hour from Tokyo. Nestled amind a lush natural environment—including Mt. Akagi, one of Japan's most spectacular peaks, the Tonegawa River, which boasts Japan's the largest basin area—Maebashi offers urban excitement and rural calm. The standout symbol of Maebashi is Mt. Akagi, and its south face is covered with cherry trees that combine to create one of Japan's top cherry blossom scenes in the spring. Other attractions include Akagi Onsen, the historical hot spring village, as well as mountain climbing, ice fishing (for Japanese smelt), and the famous snowshoe tour. Whatever the season, there is plenty to do and see in Maebashi.