2020 Eroica Japan's start and related events will be held at Kitakaruizawa in the area of Agatsuma-gun, Gunma Prefecture, where Japanese old houses and many old hot springs are located.
Information about Kitakaruizawa
Kita-Karuizawa, surrounded by primeval forests at the foot of Mt. Asama, is a place full of spots where you can meet the deep Japanese nature. Located in Naganohara-city (Agazuma-district, Gunma prefecture), it takes less than two hours from Tokyo: about 1 hour 10 minutes from Tokyo Station to Karuizawa Station by train, and about 30 minutes from the station to Kita-Karuizawa by bus.
Kita-Karuizawa is also a famous summer resort in Japan.
In this area you can enjoy deep forests of trees such as larch, thanks to the volcaniclastic area of Mt. Asama, beautiful rivers, and fantastic landscapes of grazing cows.