Gunma-chan


Gunma chan is a mascot character of Gunma Prefecture.
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Forestry

Gunma boasts the largest area of forest in the Kanto region. From the riverside district of Itakura-machi to the water source of the Tone River, various types of trees are growing giving the abundance of nature.
Taking advantage of Gunma's vast forest resources, each community makes attractive wood products.
In addition, there are efforts to focus on using Gunma's trees for building houses. We recommend you to experience a lifestyle surrounded with the bounty of wood in Gunma that is rich with nature.
The renowned wood crafts of Ueno-mura and Numata Sashimoto or wooden furniture that utilizes traditional techniques in its making and other artworks showing the warmth of wood are indeed the collector's items.