Eroica Japan's start and related events will be held at Shima Onsen Hot Springs in the area of Agatsuma-gun, Gunma Prefecture, where Japanese old houses and many old hot springs are located.
Information about Shima Onsen
Shima Onsen is located in Nakanojo-city (Agazuma-area), Gunma prefecture. It takes about 1hour 50 minutes from Tokyo to Nakanojo-machi by train, and it takes about 40 minutes from the station to Shima Onsen (the start area) by bus.
The area spread about 3 km along the Shima River. The city is divided into 4 areas: Yamaguchi, Shinto, Yuzuriha and Hyugami. If you come by car, you head to north on route 353 from Nakanojo-town. If you come from Tokyo, take the Kan-Etsudo Speedway and get off Shibukawa Ikaho IC, then take route 17 or route 353.