Hanami at Wakamatsu Castle

Travel Information

Tsuruga Castle(鶴ヶ城), aka Wakamatsu Castle (若松城), is one of the best Sakura spots in Aizu-Wakamatsu. It is chosen as one of 100 best Sakura spots. There are about 1,000 Sakura in this castle, and people in Aizu enjoy the arrival of Spring in the end of April. At night there is a light-up for Sakura and the castle at the same time.

Tourist Info.
There is parking. You can have Hanami party, but no food stands.

0. at Aizuwakamatsu Station.
1. use local bus to Tsurugajo

Featured in

Samurai Movie The Ronins New Wave Samurai Movie.

MLJ Online Shop

the Ronins 映画好き集まれ!

Detailed Travel Guide

Hanami at Wakamatsu Castle

Sakura is planted around the moat, sannomaru, Kitademaru, Nishidemaru and Honmaru.