Melody roads

Melody roads

“Quiet lakeside”
“Summer memories”
“Four seasons song”...
The melody roads メロディーロード in Gunma…

At the origin, a kind of happy accident
The markings left by a bulldozer into a road
Creating unexpected tune when you drive on it

Then many creations here and there
Hokkaido, Shizuoka, Ehime, Oita…
And Gunma where many roads have been set up

Gunma Prefecture (2)

Gunma Prefecture (2)

Isesaki Jinja Croquette
Kusatsu Onsen 草津温泉 and its abundant hot spring water
Mizusawa Udon 水沢うどん, one of the three major wheat noodles in Japan
The Murata rifle 村田銃 (Murata jū), the first indigenously produced in Japan
Morin-ji Temple 茂林寺, home of the folk tale, The Magic Raccoon Kettle 分福茶釜…
And many other reasons,
to discover Gunma prefecture...
...But it's time to discover Nagano's…

群  gun – Gunma Prefecture

群 gun – Gunma Prefecture

Gunma群馬
Written with the kanji of “group” “crowd” “swarm” “band”: 群 gun, mu-reru, mu-re, (mura)
That we also meet for instance in…
群集 gunshuu “crowd” “community” “herd”
群青 gunjou “ultramarine”
半群 hangun “half group”
Or 流星群 ryuuseigun “meteor swarm” “meteor shower”

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