Things to do / Traditional festivals

Aomori: Hirosaki Sakura Matsuri

Cherry Blossom Festival with about 2,600 cherry trees on the ground of Hirosaki Castle and along the castle's moat in Hirosaki Park. The festival period is subject to change depending on blossoming.

Schedule & Key events:
● daily
sunset-11 p.m. Cherry blossoms light up

Location: Hirosaki Park, Hirosaki Castle ground, Hirosaki, Aomori

JR Ou Honsen Line to Hirosaki Sta. From there, walk 20-30 min. or take Konan 100 yen bus to Shiyakushomae Bus Stop (15 min.), and then walk 4 min.

Festival information compiled in cooperation with the Tourist Information Center of the Japan National Tourist Organization. (Shin-Tokyo Bldg. 1F, 3-3-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; (03) 3201-3331). Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.

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