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Leave the crowds and enjoy Japan's cherry blossoms in our quiet part of Akita Prefecture.

Cherry Blossoms

Categories:   Nature/Lifestyle

Cherry blossoms are an emblem of the Japanese landscape. Enjoy them without having to push through crowds at these local spots:

Noshiro Park 

Situated on a hill overlooking Noshiro City, this small park transforms into varying shades of pink during the cherry blossom season in late April. About a 15-minute walk from JR Noshiro Station, it is conveniently located to the city center.

Parking and restrooms are available on-site.

Address: Noshiro Park, 9 Seisukemachi, Noshiro, Akita 016-0806, Japan

Goshonodai Park

Cherry blossoms line the walking trails that give way to views of the Oga Peninsula and Sea of Japan. Located off of Route 7, next to Akita Shirakami Station, this park is easily accessible. Nearby visitors can also find the Goshonodai Trailer Park and Hachimori Onsen Hatahata kan.

Parking and restrooms are available on-site.

Address: Japan, Goshonodai Park, Hachimori, Happo, Yamamoto District, Akita 018-2500, Japan

Tahoin Temple

With its origins dating back to the 1400s, this hidden temple is known for its beautiful cherry blossoms in spring. Visitors can also stroll around the Hiyama Castle Ruins Park nearby.

Parking is available.

Address: Tahoin, Komagi-52 Hiyama, Noshiro, Akita 016-0151, Japan

Sozaburonuma Park

A large park with a lake in its center, this is a great place for a picnic under cherry blossoms. Located near Route 7, in Mitane Town.

Parking and restrooms are available.

Address: Sozaburonuma Park, 秋田 県 山本 郡 三種 町 森岳 東 堤 沢 63, Mitane, Yamamoto District, Akita 018-2303, Japan