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Address: Hirosaki 036-1343, Aomori Prefecture

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this is a big mountain

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Keene, New Hampshire
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Keene, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

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Seoul, South Korea
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 and climbed about 30mins to the peak. The view was breathtaking, walking down back to... More 

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penang
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4 of 5 bubbles 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!!!

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Sudbury, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2016

It still had snow at its crest. So nice. It stood out from every angle so one could take many photos of it.

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galveston, texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2016

We saw the mountain from the Hirosaki Castle and Mount Iwaki was impressive. The views were magnificent.

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bobo
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 6, 2016

I took a 2 hours taxi tour. Since the weather was bad, I was unable to see the peak clearly. However, the cherry road is really a good view. I enjoyed the tour very much. And you can see a lot of apple trees along. I think it would also be a good timing to visit when the apple flowers... More 

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Nice, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

Like his Brother mt Fuji but smaller ... Beautiful from the castle park ... If you like photos you can take some beautiful pictures from the park ... The castle and the mountain in same time :)

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

I bet the first thing that comes into anyones mind is that "it looks like Mt Fuji". This mountainly certainly deserves better recognition! Unmistakably, this beautiful snow capped mountain can be seen standing prominently and majestically above the plains, towns and villages when one approaches Hirosaki from Aomori! It breaks the monotony of its surrounding so beautifuly. I don't know... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 6, 2016

Not as perfect as Mt Fuji but spectacular nonetheless the mountain dominates Hirosaki. Super pics from Hirosaki Castle Park and the apple park.

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