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Beautiful mountain that is dominate on the skyline--easily viewed form the park

The mountain is everything you expect to see in a "Japanese montin." It is symmetrical, snow... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dripping Springs, Texas
Beautiful on a clear day

Luckily it was a clear day during my visit, so the autumn foliage and views from the top of the... read more

Reviewed January 12, 2018
Chong C
Singapore, Singapore
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Hirosaki, Aomori Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The mountain is everything you expect to see in a "Japanese montin." It is symmetrical, snow capped, pretty an mysterious. It looks like all the mountains you see in their old paintings. Mount Fuji may be a little better, but this is a fine imitation!

Thank 1234texas
Reviewed January 12, 2018

Luckily it was a clear day during my visit, so the autumn foliage and views from the top of the ropeway were splendid. The best part was actually driving up and down the Tsugaru-Iwaki Skyline toll road. It's about 1,600 to 1,800 yen if I...More

1  Thank Chong C
Reviewed December 14, 2017

During our visit to Hirosaki Park, we have the chance to see Mt. Iwaki at a distance. Not yet snow-capped in Oct.. Have to wait until late Nov. Nice view that attracted many visitors despite the payment of yen 310 as entrance fee to the...More

Reviewed May 5, 2017

Another advantage of entering Hirosaki Castle compound was the chance to see Mt. Iwaki. During our visit there by late April this year, we still managed to view the beautiful snow-caped mountain from the castle despite the weather on that day was not that steady....More

1  Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

Only saw this mountain from my hotel window but Hirosaki is surrounded by mountains and virgin forest of beech.

Thank Eileen K
Reviewed February 19, 2017

The climb to the top isn't for the faint hearted, the army trains on it. Passed on that and turned right and did a pleasant ridge walk.

1  Thank LondonTell
Reviewed November 3, 2016

This mountain dominates the whole area, and we tried to get up it after visiting Hirosaki. Sadly, there had been snow the night before (only rained in Aomori city) so the road was closed to vehicles without studded snow tires. Still got some great pictures.

Thank LDWG
Reviewed October 29, 2016

You can circle the mountain. You can climb the mountain. You can slide down the mountain. You can drive up the mountain. You can bath the mountain. You can smell the mountain. You can eat apples any where.

2  Thank David J
Reviewed October 18, 2016

We cheated a little bit. We didn't spend 4-5 hours from the bottom, in stead, we drove the 69 turns to get to 八合目, the eighth section( I guess this is the meaning), took the ski lift up to 九合目, the 9th section and walked...More

1  Thank YvKong
Reviewed June 15, 2016

We visited Hirosaki Park during sakura festival 2016 and it was gorgeous! Mt. Iwaki complements the beauty of sakura blossom...just like icing on the cake!!!

1  Thank rohizani
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