Hirosaki Cherry Blossom Festival | Apr.21-May.6 2018

Hirosaki Park is a large castle park known for one of the largest cherry blossom viewing spots in northern Japan.


Hirosaki Cherry Blossom Festival
弘前さくらまつり

Date: April 21st() - May 6th 2018
Venue: Hirosaki Park, Hirosaki,  Aomori Prefecture

Oficial website
http://www.hirosaki-kanoukai.jp/

Cherry Blossom Information by Hirosaki Tourism And Convention Bureau
http://www.hirosaki-kanko.or.jp/en/edit.html?id=edit13

Getting there
30 min walk from JR Hirosaki Station
OR
10 min by taxi from JR Hirosaki Station

A route bus is served to go around Hirosaki town (Fare 100 JJPY). including the area between Hirosaki Station and  Hirosaki park. For details, see their website.
http://www.konanbus.com/coin.html

From Tokyo (Tokyo Station) to Hirosaki by Train
Take the Shinkansen (Hayabusa) bound for Shin-Aomori. From Shin-Aomori Station take the Ouuhonsen Line 奥羽線 and get off at Hirosaki Station. (Total travel time: About 4 hours)


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