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Hirosaki Castle, Hirosaki

Categories: Castles, Tourist Spots
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4.1/5 based on 420+ reviews on the web
Sitting above a sea of cherry trees, Hirosaki Castle represents a rare intact example of an authentic hirayama-style Japanese castle. First constructed with 5 floors in 1611 and reduced to 3 levels in accordance with Edo Shogunate law after being struck by lightning, the castle and its grounds became a National Historic Site in 1952. Embodying the classic aesthetic of a Japanese castle, the structure features fortified moats, gates, and a grand interior. The surrounding park offers plenty of scenic trails and rental rowboats to experience the castle from a different viewpoint. By using our Hirosaki itinerary planner, you can arrange your visit to Hirosaki Castle and other attractions in Hirosaki.
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  • Is like a miniature Castle, solid stone walls and moat. Mt. Iwaki dent set up, so dignified bonus and is is small, and pitrily. Given the luxury of weeping cherry cherry spring and seems best.
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  • The fact that the castle is quite tiny it seems perfectly formed. It is certainly not in the same league as European castles as far as size is concerned (in fact it is quite tiny) but it sits very wel...  read more »
  • And to walk during the Festival as well as at least one hour quickly that is between. Green Castle and Tsugaru Fuji, will be healed.
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  • For my second visit to Hirosaki Castle I was probably three days too early for peak cherry blossom viewing, but this park, famous for its 2,600 cherry trees still managed to deliver some great displays. This is one of the more famous, but less visited places in Japan for cherry blossom viewing and I am already scheduling to return in 2017. The Hanami Festival was scheduled for a few days after my visit, but the stalls were out selling a variety of food and toys (like a fair), and people were enjoying sitting under the trees to enjoy the spring weather. Address: Hirosaki Directions: Hirosaki Castle Park, an easy 2 km walk from the main station Was this revie
  • Wow these many sakuras!!!!! I'm screaming sakura-chaaaannn!
  • Hirosaki in Aomori Prefecture 、。。 Great Castle Up North in Japan 、。。 青森県の弘前城 、素晴らしい 、。。
  • Typical Japanese garden. Castle was under restoration so couldn't see.
  • Beautiful during any season!
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