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Fragmentary infomation about Maebashi and Kiryu. Rinkokaku, Townscape of Kiryu, Hikobe House etc.

Maebashi - Guide

The capital city of Gunma Prefecture.

pinRinko-kaku [臨江閣]



Maebashi, Gunma Pref.MAP

9:00-16:00; free; closed Mon* & late Dec-early Jan

Rinko-kaku is a site built in the Meiji era as a public guest house.
25-min walk from JR Maebashi Sta.

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pinRyukai-in Temple [竜海院]



Maebashi, Gunma Pref.MAP

Ryukaiin is a Soto Zen temple located in the center of Maebashi City. There's a large graveyard of a domain lord.
Near JR Maebashi Sta.

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pinKogonji Temple [光巌寺]



Maebashi, Gunma Pref.MAP

Kogonji is a Tendai Buddhist temple with well-maintained precincts.

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Kiryu - Guide

pinTownscape of Kiryu [桐生の製織町]



Kiryu, Gunma Pref.MAP

In this town where textile industry flourished, so many of their small factories built from the Meiji to mid-Showa era remain.

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pinKiryu Tenmangu Shrine [桐生天満宮]



Kiryu, Gunma Pref.MAP

Kiryu Tenmangu is a Shinto shrine covered with sculptures. It is located in the middle of Kiryu.

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pinHikobe House [彦部家住宅] link



Kiryu, Gunma Pref.MAP

10:00-16:00 of weekends & holidays; 500yen

Hikobe house was the residence of a local high-class farmer in the Edo era.

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