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Hirosaki Park

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“cherry blossoms”(17 reviews)
“late april”(5 reviews)
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1 Shimoshiroganecho, Hirosaki 036-8356, Aomori Prefecture
+81 172-33-8739
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a huge park, the grounds of an old castle. Exploring this was extremely interesting and the information was very well put together. The castle has been moved whilst repairs are happening until 2021. The gardens were disappointing. Not as well kept as I...More

Thank simono704
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a big an wonderful park that is probably a great one at any time of the year. It has great water features, canals, stone work, 2,600 cherry trees and a castle to boot. If the cherry trees in bloom and you are anywhere...More

Thank 1234texas
Reviewed July 23, 2018

because we arrive at early april, so we make a trip to hirosaki from tokyo to see cherry blossom, we use JR pass and the train fron shin-aomori to hirosaki a little bit late and so full of local and abroad tourist.. after that we...More

Thank majestic317
Reviewed June 23, 2018

We walked through the park on our way to Hirosaki Castle and the Botannical gardens. It is a lovely environment - we were there on a very wet day, but could see the potential for just strolling, relaxing and resting - and maybe having a...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed June 18, 2018

We came here again on another cruise at the end of cherry blossom season this time. Fortunately, we were able to see some left-over blossoms and part of the castle was opened! What a surprise! The park is still as pretty as can be, just...More

Thank ROCruiser
Reviewed May 23, 2018 via mobile

I visited Hirosaki park on 28 April and I was super lucky because the Sakura trees are all full bloom. Beautiful and magical. Lots of people in this park during sakura blossom but don't worry...most of them are locals who enjoy hanami. You won't find...More

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Reviewed May 12, 2018

Having just visited end of April, we were at the perfect place and perfect time to experience the cherry blossom bloom. We got there early morning around 10am before the crowds came. I recommend booking the boat ride for a romantic ride. In another section...More

Thank Tashita2014
Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

Honestly this is my first time seeing cherry blossom in Japan. Really surprised I did see it in the muddle of the blossom. This is also the golden holiday of japan. Yes, lots of people but not too crowded. Still you can take some good...More

Thank Nyson
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

I was really amazed by this beautiful Cherry Blossom in this park, should not miss to visit this place if you were in Japan during end of April till beginning of May. You can take the beautiful photos as many as you can. For this...More

Thank Low C
Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely stunning view, everywhere is like a poster.. you can spend the whole day walking around and the best is it’s not as crowded as Tokyo or Kyoto during the sakura season.. have a boat ride under the sakura trees at 1000 yen per hour...More

Thank Jeannie O
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Christopher C
April 25, 2018|
Response from YTCHENG | Reviewed this property |
As far as I can recalled, there are parking spaces near to the City Museum opposite to the park.
Kar P
April 29, 2017|
Response from KLsWanderlust | Reviewed this property |
The further north you are, the later the sakura comes into and stays in bloom ... we saw full-blown, voluminous, sakura in Hirosaki in late April 2016. If the weather has been co-operative this year, you very well may!
March 27, 2017|
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Response from Heikki S | Reviewed this property |
Hey! The expect the blooming to start on April 23 on average this year. The light up starts on April 22. It's from 6:30 PM to 10 PM every day until May 7. As such, you should be able to see the light up, but the flowers... More