Shinmachi Cherry Blossom Festival


Shinmachi Sakura Matsuri at JGSDF (Japan Ground Self-Defense Force) Camp Shinmachi, 6-7 April 2019.

Enjoy cherry blossoms while walking around the base. Self-defense force demonstrations and vehicles are on display and you can have photos with Japanese commandos. The Festival is annual.
About 2 hours by train from Tokyo (JR Keihin-Tohoku Line and JR Takasaki Line), at Shinmachi, Gunma Prefecture. The town was merged into the expanded city of Takasaki.

Photos: Junko Nagata © Japanbyweb.com

Takasaki is famous as the hometown of the Daruma doll.
Takasaki is famous as the hometown of the Daruma doll.

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