Prefecture 3 of 47
30 - 31 Mar.
Follow the torch flame
DAY 1Tatebayashi City > Oizumi Town > Ota City > Ueno Village > Kiryu City > Isesaki City > Maebashi City Celebration event site: Maebashi City
DAY 2Shibukawa City > Kusatsu Town > Numata City > Kawaba Village > Naganohara Town > Fujioka City > Tomioka City > Takasaki City Celebration event site: Takasaki City
Local municipalities, the route and Celebration venues
In principle, the same local municipalities will manage Olympic Torch Relay segments in 2021. The route and Celebration venues will also be retained as planned; however changes may be necessary as a result of other unavoidable circumstances.
Places of interest in Gunma
The Gunma leg of the Torch Relay begins in the eastern city of Tatebayashi and will journey through the central area of the prefecture. From there, it will make its way to the city of Maebashi where a celebration will take place at the end of the first day. On the second day, the Torch Relay will leave the city of Shibukawa, travelling through the areas of Tone-Numata and Agatsuma and the western area of the prefecture, before arriving in the city of Takasaki for a celebration.
Some of the sites the torch will visit on its journey across Gunma include: the World Heritage Site Tomioka Silk Mill in the city of Tomioka. The Torch Relay will also visit Kusatsu Onsen hot springs, Yamba Dam in the town of Naganohara and the village of Ueno.