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Shigasaka TogeViewing Spot

Shigasaka Toge

Basic points

This is a mountain pass from Ogano Town in Chichibu District to Kanna Town in Tano District, Gunma Prefecture. This was a roadway from long ago that connected Saitama to Gunma and Nagano.
Visitors can observe the ou-chitai (concave area) with a stretch of stratum from approximately 130 million to 100 million years ago (Cretaceous Period of the Mesozoic Era) in the age of the dinosaurs.
Car: Near the entrance of the Shigasaka Tunnel on Japan National Route 299 (on the Saitama Prefecture side).
Sites nearby/Base facility
33:Limestone Rock Cliff of Mount Futago32:Conglomerate of Minamotozawa31:Inuki Discordance30:Kannon-in Temple (Chichibu Pilgrimage Temple No. 31) and Iwadono Sawaishi


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