Entries Tagged as 'Hirosaki'

月曜日, 6月 27th, 2011

Tohoku trip: 2nd day Hirosaki

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Tohoku trip: 2nd day Hirosaki

The “Hirosaki park” is the most famous place for sakura that represents Japan. In 1715, the saplings of the sakura that were brought from Kyoto were the start. Now there are 260 sakura trees planted here.

A bright red bridge and sakura, and a castle tower are as beautiful as Japanese paintings.

土曜日, 6月 25th, 2011

Tohoku Trip: 1st day in Akita prefecture, Kakunodate

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Tohoku Trip: 1st day in Akita prefecture, Kakunodate

Aomori and Akita prefecture both had very little damage from the Tohoku earthquake. However, serious damage to the hotels and Japanese style hotels is being done from abroad and within Japan due to the mass amounts of trip cancellations.

This time a month and a half from the earth quake is when, called Tohoku’s Sandai [...]

月曜日, 5月 23rd, 2011

Hirosaki Park Sakura

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Hirosaki Park Sakura

One of Tohoku’s two big Sakuras, Hirosaki Park’s Sakura. Its unique characteristics are that by using the apple’s prune techniques, from one bud twice as much flowers blossom. Hirosaki’s sakura front is usually at the end of April. This year, because it was still cold in April, the front came during the time of golden [...]