Characteristic spot in Kiryu
Kiryu’s charm is not only history and tradition. On this page we will introduce a personality spot in Kiryu. Please feel the charm of various Kiryu. Every facility is just worth visiting Kiryu for you!
Okawa Museum of ArtOokawa Bijyutukan
The exterior is a small building. However, the building built on the slope of the mountain has a structure of five stories. A unique building with a small exhibition room leads you to the art world. While a major exhibition of modern Movie of Japan, “painting personality” in its own stance that it is, to follow the Shunsuke Matsumoto and Noda people ties to the axis of the two people that Hideo, Picasso and Miro, representative such as Ben Shahn Organic collections including upcoming overseas works are formed.
|Address||3-69 Kosoone-cho, Kiryu-shi3-69|
|Closed||Monday (next day if it is a holiday)|
|Entrance fee||1,000 yen for general, 600 yen for university / high school students, 300 yen for junior high school students|
|Link||Public interest foundation Okawa museum|
Kiryugaoka ZooKiryugaoka Doubutsuen
It is a zoo that uses a gentle hill near the city center. You can see popular animals such as lions and giraffes at close range. Moreover, since entrance fee is free and is open 24 hours a day, many people visit from outside the city.
|Address||8-13 Miyamoto cho Kiryu-city|
|Entrance fee||No rest||Link||Kiryugaoka Zoo|
Kiryugaoka Amusement ParkKiryugaoka Yuenchi
Kiryu is popular for Oka Amusement Park, families in the Kanto area, kindergartens and elementary school excursions. Entrance fee and parking fee are also free so it is easy to visit and the use fee of play equipment is also very cheap. Located on the hill, a very good view spreads out from the Ferris wheel or mini rail, and the adventure ship (Viking) is very powerful. There is a nostalgic feel like feeling the Showa era, it is an amusement park where anyone can enjoy with confidence.
|Address||1-1 4-chome Miyamotocho Kiryu city|
|Opening hours||9: 30 ~ 17: 00 (3-10 months), 9: 30-16: 00 (November – February)|
|Closed||9: 30 ~ 17: 00 (3-10 months), 9: 30-16: 00 (November – February)|
|Entrance fee||Link||Kiryugaoka Amusement Park|
It is a paradise of summer with an average room temperature of 35 ° C and a water temperature of 32 ° C. “Caribbean beach” of the largest indoor heated pool in the Kanto area is called “Kiryu’s Caribbe” which can be reached by car. The pool that artificially generates waves is a big wave at night and a lot of young people enjoying body boards visit. There are lots of facilities such as “flowing pool” which is 150 m in length, “water slider” with height difference of over 10 m, “jacuzzi” in “swimming pool”, “sauna”. Adults and children are OK even if they plan to play all day.
|Address||461 No NiisatoCho Kiryu City|
|Opening hours||10: 00 ~ 21: 00 (Admission is until 20:00)|
|Closed||Thursday (except from holidays from May to September), December 31st, January 1st, and February 1st one month|
|Entrance fee||Adult 510 yen, elementary and junior high school 300 yen, infant 100 yen (weekdays)||Link||Caribbean Beach|
Gunma insect forestGunma Konchu no Mori
Experience type museum with the insect theme which is rare in Japan is “Gunma insect forest”. In the giant greenhouse that subtropical plants are growing up, all year round fly the butterfly, an insect observation museum you can all year round observation of the rare insects of Japan and the world. In addition, the 45 hectares site, wooded area and terraced rice fields, such as fields and streams “woodlands” is has been reproduced, you are to observe the ecology of seasonal creatures, you can participate in various programs.！
|Address||460-1 Tsurugaya Niisatocho kiryu city|
|Opening hours||9: 30-17: 00 (April – October), 9: 30-16: 30 (November – March)|
|Closed||Monday (next Tuesday in the case of holiday)|
|Entrance fee||general 410 yen, college student / high school student 200 yen, less than junior high school student free of charge||Link||Gunma insect forest|