Explore the past, and turn your thoughts to the Sanada era
Minakami Town
Visit the mountain castle that brought about the end of the Warring States Period.
At the remains of the mountain castle of Masayuki Sanada listen to the stories of the resident history guide, and visit the remains of the barriers at the northern end of the Mikuni Highway. Decipher the documents at the museums at several post stations, and totally immerse yourself in the past.
Driving time 3hour~5hour
Address 1756 Tsukiyono-Yabuta, Minakami-machi, Tone district, Gunma prefecture
Telephone 050-2016-1600
A mountain castle with links to the siege of Hojo
Address 3462 Shimotsu, Minakami-machi, Tone district, Gunma prefecture
Telephone 0278-62-0793
How go get to
Get on buses from Jomokogen Station to the closest bus stop about 15 minutes away
Closest Bus Stop
Jomokogen Station (JT01, JS34) Bus Stop
Car Access
From Tokyo5 minutes from Tsukiyono IC on R17
From Niigata5 minutes from Tsukiyono IC on R17
Introducing the history of Mikuni-Kaido, an old trade road
Address 755-1 Sukawa, Minakami-machi, Tone district, Gunma prefecture
Telephone 0278-64-1032
Business Time 9:00~17:00 (tuesday close)
Price 200yen
How go get to
Get on buses from Jomokogen Station to the closest bus stop about 20 minutes away
Closest Bus Stop
Takumi no sato (JS66) Bus Stop
Car Access
From Tokyo20 minutes from Tsukiyono IC on R17 and prefectural road 53
From Niigata20 minutes from Tsukiyono IC on R17 and prefectural road 53
Takumi no sato' Cultural Workshop Hamlet's visitor center
Address 847 Sukawa, Minakami-machi, Tone district, Gunma prefecture
Telephone 0278-64-2210 
Mail i n f o @ t a k u m i n o s a t o . o r . j p
How go get to
Get on buses from Jomokogen Station the closest bus stop about 20 minutes away
Closest Bus Stop
Takumi no sato (JS66) Bus Stop
Car Access
From Tokyo20 minutes from Tsukiyono IC on R17
From Niigata20 minutes from Tsukiyono IC on R17
The old Sarugakyo checkpoint, which controlled the flow of traffic on the Mikuni trade road
Address 1145 Sarugakyo-Onsen, Minakami-machi, Tone district, Gunma prefecture
Telephone 0278-66-1156
Business Time 9:00~17:00
Price Adult 500yen child 250yen
Other Tuesday,Wednesday and national holiday close(confirmation required)
How go get to
Get on buses from Jomokogen Station to the closest bus stop about 27 minutes away
Closest Bus Stop
Sekisho ato (JS02) Bus Stop
Car Access
From Tokyo25 minutes from Tsukiyono IC on R17
From Niigata25 minutes from Tsukiyono IC on R17
Museum about Nagai old inns town located just below the Mikuni Pass
Address 452-1 Nagai, Minakami-machi, Tone district, Gunma prefecture
Telephone 0278-66-1343
Business Time 9:00~17:00 (monday, thursday close)
Business Term May to Nov Open
Other Dec to Apl close
How go get to
Get on Sarugakyo Line buses from Jomokogen and get off at the final destination. Change to a town bus for 38 minutes.
Closest Bus Stop
Nagijukukyoudokan iriguchi (JH10) Bus Stop
Car Access
From Tokyo50 minutes from Tsukiyono IC on R17
From Niigata50 minutes from Tsukiyono IC on R17
Address 1756 Tsukiyono-Yabuta, Minakami-machi, Tone district, Gunma prefecture
Telephone 050-2016-1600