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This isn’t your modest highway truck stop with parking, public toilets, a few vending machines and a kiosk.

Occupying 5 hectares of land by Route 64, a road that makes its way through the scenic hills and pastures gracing the mountains of northern Gunma Prefecture, Kawaba Denen Plaza boasts a lively farmers market selling fresh local produce and high-end yogurt and cheese.

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