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Onioshidashi Volcanic Park

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Address: 1053 Kamahara, Agatsuma-gun, Tsumagoi-mura 377-1593, Gunma Prefecture
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Lovely place to explore at your own pace

I am not sure how to get to this place as we had a driver with us for that day. Anyway, I thought it was a really lovely place to just walk around at your own pace and enjoy... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2015
JeanTan
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Singapore, Singapore
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Singapore, Singapore
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131 reviews
38 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Didn't expect much from it as I expected a place with rocks, rocks and more rocks. Was blown away but the beautiful sunset views. They had different paths to walk, with the estimated time and distance. If you have time to spare, try to explore more! We came in winter, so the days were short. There's a shrine, temple, a... More 

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Thank risxlene
Singapore, Singapore
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

The view on our drive to the location was amazing from Karuizawa. Mount Asama covered in snow was in sight at the last 5km. The formation of lava rocks were simply amazing.

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Thank Stephen_C_SG
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Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

The austerity of this place was humbling and beautiful. Worth a trip if you are at all interested in volcanology and the fleeting nature of life.

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Thank Dorothy D
Tokyo, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Spectacular views of mt Asama and the mountains of Nagano. Nice short walks through the lava rocks, kids got excited, and scenic views of Japanese temples and shrines along the way. It gets crowded during the Japanese holidays (beginning of August), so try to avoid.

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2015

I am not sure how to get to this place as we had a driver with us for that day. Anyway, I thought it was a really lovely place to just walk around at your own pace and enjoy the scenery. Located on higher grounds, it offers a panoramic view of the surroundings. Also a good place to admire Mount... More 

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Thank JeanTan
Singapore
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148 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2015

The park was filled with large stones hardened from lava. It would be a nice walk on a fine day with some lovely views of the surrounding mountains. Other than that, I wasn't sure what the appeal of the place was.

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Yokohama, Japan
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2014

We were driving around and decided to just drive down to this place without knowing what to expect.. and when we reached there.. it was just amazing .. the combination of cloudy day and volcanic rock park was breathtaking.. Its wide spread in terms of volcanic rocks , not so crowded generally.. and the drive to this place is "sugoii"... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2013 via mobile

viewI've visited this place several times to show my friends from oversea(i'm not living in japan either). So far, everyone seemed to love this place. I love the view of asama mountain from here, too.

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2013

Interesting place to visit, nice trail to walk and merchants to buy from at the base. Only letdown is the overall cost. You have to take a toll road to get up and again to get down plus the cost to get inside.

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Thank Patrick C
Tokyo, Japan
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Reviewed 4 September 2012

This twisted rocky hellscape is complemented nicely by some attractive shrines, cheerful tourists and some darn tasty local brews (They go well with the 'volcanic' spicy ramen). A closer inspection of the rocks reveals various neat lichens and plants, and at one point a cave (apparently) contains a pocket of hikarigoke, or luminescent moss, discovered in 1910 by a visiting... More 

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