13 Sights in Takasaki, Japan (with Map and Images)
Explore interesting sights in Takasaki, Japan. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 13 sights are available in Takasaki, Japan.List of cities in Japan Sightseeing Tours in Takasaki
Yamanoue Stele is an Asuka period stele discovered in the Yamana neighborhood of the city of Takasaki, Gunma Prefecture, in the northern Kantō region of Japan. The stele was designated a National Historic Site of Japan in 1921, and was raised in status to that of a Special National Historic Site in 1954. It is associated with the adjacent Yamanoue Kofun (山ノ上古墳), a kofun burial mound, which is also covered under the Special Historical Site designation. As one of the "Three Stelae of Kōzuke", the Yamanoue Stele was submitted by Japan for inclusion into the UNESCO Memory of the World Programme in 2017 The inscription on the Yamanoue Stele is the oldest example of writing in Chinese characters according to Japanese grammar.
Ōtsurumaki Kofun (大鶴巻古墳) is a Kofun period burial mound located in what is now the city of Takasaki, Gunma Prefecture in the northern Kantō region of Japan. It was designated a National Historic Site of Japan in 1927. It is one of the largest kofun in Gunma Prefecture. It is estimated to have been built around the end of the 4th century and the beginning of the 5th century AD and is part of a group of 13 tumuli which were concentrated in the vicinity, forming the Kuragano Kofun Cluster. Within the Kuragano Kofun Cluster are a number of other very large keyhole-shaped tumuli, including the Sengenyama Kofun, which has a separate National Historic Site designation, and the Kotsurumaki Kofun.
Kōzuke Kokubun-ji (上野国分寺跡) was a Japanese Buddhist temple located on the border of what is now the cities of Maebashi and Takasaki Gunma Prefecture, Japan. It was one of the provincial temples established by Emperor Shōmu during the Nara period for the purpose of promoting Buddhism as the national religion of Japan and standardising control of the Yamato rule to the provinces. The temple no longer exists, but the temple grounds were designated as a National Historic Site by the Japanese government in 1926. The ruins of the provincial nunnery, the Kōzuke Kokubun-niji (上野国分寺尼跡) is adjacent to they site but is not part of the National Historic Site designation.
Sengenyama Kofun (浅間山古墳) is a Kofun period burial mound located in the Kuraganomachi neighborhood the city of Takasaki, Gunma Prefecture in the northern Kantō region of Japan. It was designated a National Historic Site of Japan in 1927. It is the second largest kofun in Gunma Prefecture after the Ōta Tenjinyama Kofun (Ōta), and third in the Kantō region after the Ōta Tenjinyama Kofun and the Funazukayama Kofun. It is estimated to have been built around the end of the 4th century and the beginning of the 5th century and is part of a group of 13 tumuli which were concentrated in the vicinity, forming the Kuragano kofun cluster.
The Watanuke Kannonyama Kofun (綿貫観音山古墳) is a Kofun period burial mound located in the Watanuki neighborhood of the city of Takasaki, Gunma Prefecture in the northern Kantō region of Japan. The site was designated a National Historic Site of Japan in 1973. The site dates from the late 6th Century, and many of the grave goods discovered during archaeological excavation were designated National Important Cultural Properties in 1994 In the year 2020, the collective status of 3346 artifacts from the tomb was raised to that of a National Treasure.
Ueno Kuniichisha Hachimangu (上野國一社八幡宮) is a Shinto shrine located in Hachiman-cho, Takasaki, Gunma Prefecture, Japan. The former shrine is a gōsha. It is said that it was originally called Usui Hachimangu and Itahanahachimangu. Currently, it is commonly known as Yawata Hachimangu Shrine and is also called "Yawata no Hachiman-sama".
The Museum of Occlusion is a history museum located in Shangmaoye Garden Park, Inoue Town, Takasaki City, Gunma Prefecture. There are abundant exhibitions about the ancient tombs of Baodutian, a national historical site, and the ancient tombs of Gunma Prefecture (Ueno Country). The slogan is "Resurrected 5th Century World".
Hasedera (長谷寺) is a temple of the Kinpuzan Shugenhonshu sect located in Shiraiwa, Takasaki City, Gunma Prefecture, Japan. The mountain number is Shiroiwasan. The main statue is the 11-sided Kannon, and it is the 15th temple of Bando 33 Kannon. It is also called Shiraiwa Kannon from the place name.
Gunma no Mori (gunma no Mori) is a prefectural urban park (general park) located in Takasaki City, Gunma Prefecture, Japan. Part of the park's land is state-owned. In the park, there are facilities such as the Gunma Prefectural Museum of Modern Art and the Gunma Prefectural Museum of History.
Takasaki City Museum of Art is a municipal museum operated by Takasaki City, Gunma Prefecture. Opened in July 1991. Designed by Takasaki City Architectural and Housing Division and Gunma Prefectural Building Design Center. He won the 4th Kasaki City Landscape Award.
Jigenin is a temple of the Koyasan Shingon sect located in Takasaki, Gunma Prefecture, Japan. The main statue is Seikanseon Bodhisattva. Commonly known as Takasaki Kannon. There is a Takasaki white coat daikannon (Takasaki Kannon) in the precincts.
12. Minowa Castle
Minowa Castle was a "hirayama"-style (castle located in the Misato neighborhood of the city of Takasaki, Gunma Prefecture, Japan. The ruins have been protected by the central government as a National Historic Site since 1987.
Myōmi-ji (妙見寺) is a temple of the Tendai sect located in Hikima-cho, Takasaki, Gunma Prefecture, Japan. The mountain number is Mt. Misugi. The name of the temple is Kichijoin. The main statue is Buddha.
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