Lake Okutone
Minakami Town
The biggest lake in the Kanto region and often called 'Kanto's water cask'
Lake Okutone, formed by Yagisawa Dam, was named after the area that forms the headwaters of the Tone River, generally called Okutone. Also called the "water bottle of Eastern Japan", this important resource is the source of Tokyo's tap water.
Address Fujiwara, Minakami-machi, Tone district, Gunma prefecture
Telephone 0278-24-5711
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Other the road close during winter
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The Tone River has the largest basin by area in Japan, and Minakami at the head of this river is ...
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Get on buses via Minakami Station from Jomokogen Station to the closest bus stop about 60 minutes away
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From Tokyo80 minutes from Minakami IC on R291 & R63
From Niigata80 minutes from Minakami IC on R291 & R63
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Minakami Highlands Ski Resort
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Minakami Highland Golf Course
54 holes in the2,000,000 square meter grounds
Uenohara Hot Spring
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Minakami Fujiwara Ski Resort
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