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Hirosaki Castle

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Address: 1 Shimoshiroganecho, Hirosaki 036-8551, Aomori Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 172-33-8733
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Full blooms Sakura so beautiful!

Like so much with thousands of Sakura trees. And night scenery is so nice with beautiful light in surrounding. Sunset also great!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Kajang, Malaysia
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Kajang, Malaysia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Like so much with thousands of Sakura trees. And night scenery is so nice with beautiful light in surrounding. Sunset also great!

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東京
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 NEW

It has a large pond and glorious bridges.And it is known for famous place of the sight of cherry blossoms.I visited this castle in summer.Hirosaki is a very comfortable castle town in summer. Next time I want to visit here in spring and by all means see cherry blossoms!

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Bangkok, Thailand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Such a beautiful place to visit when Sakura trees are in full bloom. A marvellous place to take photos too. It's even more fun when the sakura festival takes place around the castle.

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Vienna, Austria
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64 reviews 64 reviews
17 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Well this is a place worth to visit. We were there just after the sakura and it was still amazin. We could even see some cherry blossoms. The castle looks like something from a japanese Ghibli movie.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Hirosaki castle was simply gorgeous we had arrived in Aimori 2 days post the cherry blossom festival concluded but were still greeted by many trees still blooming just enough to give us the imagination of how gorgeous it must be in the peak of the season, we had the pkace to purselves pretty much it was very quiet and peaceful!... More 

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Kawasaki, Japan
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We visited this castle almost at end of Sakura time, so couldn't enjoy much, Also I saw other castle in Japan which are bigger & more beautiful, but this castle will solve your purposes if you visiting first time, Castle have easy acces ,

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Easy to locate, this is a beautiful castle surrounded by Sakura flowers. We were there during rear winter period where the side of the walkway were covered with 3 foot of ice. During the spring season which occur end March and early April. The entire castle and park would be engulf in a beautiful pink enevlope of flowers. Its presence... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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185 reviews 185 reviews
64 attraction reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

This park is by far one of my favourite places in all of Japan. The grounds themselves were just immaculate and the gorgeous snow lantern festival is like nothing I have ever seen. We were blessed to be welcomed with more snow than we had expected thus making our experience here even more special. We strolled around for hours in... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We travelled by train from Aomori for a day in Hirosaki. A pleasant, 1 hr trip (slower train, not the express), and arrived mid morning. Most attractions (Castle, gardens, tourist centre) are walking distance from the tourist bus stops. The 100 Yen bus travels from the main station and does a full circuit , hop on or off anywhere, and... More 

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Whidbey Island, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

This was the highlight of my trip to Misawa, Japan. The grounds were beautiful and there was some sort of festival going on at the time, the fall colors were magnificent. You will do a lot of walking on the grounds but it was great to see all the beautiful sights, and explore all the food from the vendors. There... More 

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