Takasaki City (高崎市 Takasaki-shi) is located in southwest of the Gunma Prefecture (Kantō area). As of February 2015, the city had an estimated population of 371,485 and a population density of 809 persons per km². Its total area was 459.16 km². Takasaki is famous as the hometown of the Daruma doll, theoretically representing the Buddhist sage Bodhidharma and in modern practice a symbol of good luck.
Takasaki Tourism Office
高崎市観光案内所 八島町２２２ 027-327-9333 Takasaki City Tourist Information Counter Takasaki-shi, Yashima-machi 222 (Located within Takasaki Station) Tel: 027-327-9333
高崎観光協会（一般（社）） 群馬県高崎市八島町32−2 027-330-5333 Takasaki City Sightseeing Association Takasaki-shi, Yashima-machi, 32-2