Cathy Cawood

Lake Onuma and Akagi Shrine

Red shrine and bridge in beautiful Gunma scenery

Cathy Cawood   - 1 min read

Akagi Shrine stands on a small peninsula in Lake Onuma in Guma. The intensely red paint of the shrine and the long narrow bridge between the peninsula and the main shore creates a striking contrast to the lake and surrounding mountains. If you visit Akagi Shrine, be sure to check out nearby Kakumanbuchi Marshland as well.

Cathy Cawood

Cathy Cawood @cathy.cawood

 I came to Japan in 2003 to teach English. I lived in Shiga prefecture for 1 year, and it still holds a special place in my heart. I lived in Kyoto for 9 years, then moved to Machida, Tokyo in 2014 after meeting my Japanese partner. I love to take photos, and my Japan in Pictures Facebook page ha...