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Ishiwarizakura, Morioka
(3.7/5 based on 150+ reviews on the web)
Wonder at the natural journey of Ishiwarizakura, a 400-year-old cherry tree. Sprouted from the tiny crevice of a giant granite boulder, it now rises 10 m (32 ft) and symbolizes the strength of the city in the face of the 2011 tsunami. Having survived the biting northern winters as well as a fire that engulfed the adjacent courthouse, the tree, year in year out, heralds the start of new life as one of the first sakuras to blossom each spring. Make Ishiwarizakura a centerpiece of your Morioka vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Morioka tour planner.
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  • I visited at the end of 11 months. Big cherry broke really big rocks could naturally not the cherry blossoms tree. I imagine the smaller rocks. If you happen to the season of cherry blossoms come to want to now.
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  • In less than 30 minutes I walked from the train station, but ended up. I was surprised because it was at the premises of the Court. There was courage without flowers, but there was no.
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  • Ishiwarizakura is a cherry tree that over the years by a large rock block has grown and now the Boulder completely by the Middle has worn out. It lets see how strong the particular nature. The location is right in the city of Morioka and it's easy to get along to run for a picture.
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