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Mt. Yoshino

Yoshino-cho, Yoshino-gun, Nara Prefecture
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Good Sakura viewing

If I'd seen Yoshino at it's full bloom peak, I would have obviously given it a five star rating... read more

Reviewed yesterday
travellingSakura91
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Sakura covered Hillside

We took the Kintetsu limited express from Osaka Abenobashi station which is adjacent to JR Tennoji... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
c2chen
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Singapore, Singapore
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  • Average10%
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“cherry blossoms” (14 reviews)
“the bus” (7 reviews)
“sakura season” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Yoshino-cho, Yoshino-gun, Nara Prefecture
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Reviewed yesterday

If I'd seen Yoshino at it's full bloom peak, I would have obviously given it a five star rating... but even though I caught the tail end of the season, it was still wonderful with great shops and temples throughout the area. Many people take...More

Thank travellingSakura91
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We took the Kintetsu limited express from Osaka Abenobashi station which is adjacent to JR Tennoji station. The train journey took about 1 hr 15 mins. Being 2 April, the train was still crowded with local tourist, even though we had deliberately avoided the weekend....More

Thank c2chen
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the town of Yoshino where you can amble along the one main street to taste foods and browse through little shops with variety of Japanese goods.The people in town cannot speak English but were so friendly and helpful.It was such a wonderful stay!The sight...More

Thank Kenlong C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Mt Yoshino on 1 Apr 2018. Bought the 7.10am Kintetsu Sakura Liner tix departing Osaka Abenobashi the moment i reached Kyoto about 5-6 days ago as this is a reserved seat train which is faster than the others. It cost ¥1,480 each way. The...More

3  Thank JustLoveToFly
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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Sadly there was only a hint of autumn colours & the clouds were heavy so thick mist. But it only added to the atmosphere. Walking was easy along a narrow empty road. It was so quiet we thought we were lost. So we were very...More

3  Thank M_c_morri
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Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Yoshinoyama is famous for "Thousand Sakura In One View" which truly live up to its reputation. I was impressed Wow by the abundance of pink over the beautiful mountain. It is a different sighting compare to Sakura viewing in Kyoto or Tokyo parks. Recommended to...More

6  Thank Sing Hee L
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Reviewed 24 November 2016

Though this place is famous for cherry blossoms, I decided to go ahead after learning that it is also the place for autumn leaves. However, I think we were too early (mid-Nov). Thought we can visit Kinpusenji Temple, but it was under renovation. Nevertheless, it...More

Thank YSL88
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Reviewed 15 August 2016

We had to plan our trip in Japan months beforehand, and so we slightly missed best sakura in Yoshinoyama. Even though place was beautiful. You might appreciate an extra shirt for changing if walking all the way up to observation deck, and do dress yourself...More

2  Thank elinast2016
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Reviewed 15 July 2016

We took a bus from the station to Chikirin-in temple then walked up to Hanayagura viewpoint. The slope was steep so we took several breaks. There were stores selling snacks and souvenirs. The view was beautiful. There were several hiking trails for those who really...More

1  Thank Mekris2000
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Reviewed 29 June 2016

My wife and I went to Yoshino to watch cherry blossoms. As we were there, the whole mountain was turned into a carpet of flowers, and it was really marvelous. We walked a long way to Mikumari Shrine, but if you feel tired, you can...More

1  Thank Kimitaka S
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D0lphinz
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Response from 旅好きじいさん | Reviewed this property |
I can s aid it impossible to find parking Naka-Senbon area. I recommend Youshino by train or car, and use public bus to the Naka-Senbon area. If you come by car. Shuttle bus service is available for park and ride user from... More
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25 March 2015|
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Response from 旅好きじいさん | Reviewed this property |
It is possible one day trip arround Nara park and Yoshi-yama Mountain. It takes one hour from Kyoto to Nara park. two hour from Nara to Yoshino. There time is only travel time with train. You should add your schedule how... More
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