Minakami, Japan – Travel Guide
Minakami (水上) is a town in Gunma prefecture. The town, which includes Minakami-onsen Hot Spring Village, commands very fine views of Mt. Tanigawa-dake, Mt. Hotaka-san, and Mt. Shibutsu-san. Adventurous visitors can enjoy outdoor sports such as rafting.
The centrally-located JR Minakami Station is on the JR Joetsu Line, between Takasaki to the south and Echigo-Yuzawa to the north. Jomo-Kogen Station is on the Joetsu Shinkansen, but it's only served by the all-stops Tanigawa. Buses run from Jomo-kogen to the city center (20 minutes, ¥600).