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Yoshino

Address: Yoshino-cho, Nara Prefecture
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Type: Mountains, Historic walking areas, Nature & Parks, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: An attractive village built on the side of a remote Mount Yoshino is a popular cherry blossom...
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Type: Mountains, Historic walking areas, Nature & Parks, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: An attractive village built on the side of a remote Mount Yoshino is a popular cherry blossom viewing area.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Getting to Yoshino from Nara was a fussy business but it was all accomplished smoothly.

 We visited for sakura, and expected mobs on the mountain, but we encountered mobs on the train before we even got there. Leaving Nara early helped, but Yoshino was crowded when we arrived. 

In order to make the most of our JR passes, and thereby... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

The flowers open a bit early this year and most of them were wiped out by the rainstorm on 6th April. We were there on 10th April 2013. The flowers were mostly gone in Shitasenbon (lower thousand-tree) and Nakasenbon (middle thousand-tree), whereas trees in Kamisenbon (upper thousand-tree) and Okusenbon (inner thousand-tree) are still in full bloom. In my opinion, the... More 

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