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Address: Yoshino-cho, Nara Prefecture
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An attractive village built on the side of a remote Mount Yoshino is a...

An attractive village built on the side of a remote Mount Yoshino is a popular cherry blossom viewing area.

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Travel here for sakura in early April (a day trip from Nara)

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 16, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited in January (outside of the cherry blossom festivals). It was cold and snowed and we were probably the only tourist on Mt Inari. We loved it!! The walk was all along the road and it was an easy walk up and down the mountains slopes. The round trip was about 2.5 - 3 hours with short stops to... More 

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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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