Hanami Spots in Tohoku

Sakura, Cherry Blossom, bloom little late compare to the most of Japan. Start blooming from the middle of April to beginning of May. Therefore, when you miss the chance to see Sakura, in Tokyo area, visit Tohoku Area to see Sakura for second chance. There are many Sakura spots including Miharu Takizakura, the best Sakura of Japan. Also, there are many castle with full of Sakura. Hirosaki Castle, one of the 12 remaining castle is also one of the best Hanami spots in Japan.

Miharu Taki-Zakura

Travel Information

Miharu Taki-Zakura (三春滝桜) is over 1000 years old Shidare-Sakura, cherry blossom. It is located in Miharu, Fukushima. Takizakura literary means the waterfalls of Sakura because the sweeping sakura looks huge falls of sakura flowers. It is one of the three major Sakura in Japan, and it is always chosen as the best Hanami spots in Japan.

Tourist Info.
There is a parking but during the season, there is huge traffic happens. Recommended by use public transportation.
Admission: 300 yen.

0. at Koriyama Station
1. use JR Banetsu Line to Miharu (13 min.)
2. take shuttle bus to Takizakura
2. or walk south (1 hr.)

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