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Hirosaki Park

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Address: 1 Shimoshiroganecho, Hirosaki 036-8356, Aomori Prefecture
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Enjoyable with beautiful landscape

While the castle itself may not be much to look at or provide that wow factor; the overall landscape and views that the park itself provide are more then enough. The many vibrant... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Derrick K
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Parksville, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This photo of the "castle" is deceiving as it is only a small portion of what was a large structure in the past. The palace grounds are nice to walk through but choose a mild season

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Thank Bomani
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While the castle itself may not be much to look at or provide that wow factor; the overall landscape and views that the park itself provide are more then enough. The many vibrant colors and peaceful walk that the park provides was very pleasant and worth the trip out. I would recommend this to any couple looking to relax or... More 

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Thank Derrick K
Seoul, South Korea
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

The castle itself is of modest scale. However, you can watch the perfect shape of Iwaki mountain top. You can also walk the gardens in front of the castle.

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Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We visited the botanical gardens (310 yen per person) in late October when there was some chrysanthemum flower festival. These were in pots and of different colours but did not have the wow factor. There were some autumn colours among the trees but again scattered and unimpressive. The park had few visitors on that day which added to the ho... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

The park is full of sakura, so every year around end of April (check their website for actual date) Hirosaki Park/Castle hold a Sakura festival. It was beautiful, one of the best destination for you to enjoy sakura and do nothing. Just bring some foods (long row of food stalls available in the castle park) and enjoy your hanami. There... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

A not very interesting park. We didn't visit the castle as those in Japan have mostly been rebuilt in modern and don't have anything in them.

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Geelong, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

This is a pretty park with amazing lillies and some nice sites to see. Excellent park for exercising or picnics and relaxation.

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Yulara, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

This is an extremely large park surrounding Horosaki Castle. The park itself is free however there are two paid entrance fee gardens and the castle within the park grounds. There are many bus stops around the park as well it is also close to the preserved samurai houses and Nebuta factory. Some of the gardens become wild in the summer... More 

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Hachenburg, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

A true gem on japanese garden architecture that is sadly still relativly unknown for most foreign tourist visiting Japan.

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penang
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

We arrived Aomori at a very strategic time...during the sakura festival 2016! The place was awesome, full of sakura blossoms. It was soooo beautiful that I would recommend for everyone visiting Japan should go...to see sakura blossom. The Aomori apples sold here were very sweet and crunchy! Love itu...love it!

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