Hirosaki Castle

Hirosaki Castle is one of the best places to travel in Aomori Prefecture, Japan. Here're guides for map, how to get there, spots nearby, attractions and photos of Hirosaki Castle posted by Japanese travelers in the know.

Attraction Of Hirosaki Castle

Snow & Fall Foliage We Can See Only Between Autumn And Winter

In November, the temperature drops in this season, the snow sheets the fall foliage and make them more beautiful, special scenery. You can see the collaboration of autumn leaves and snow only in the area which has an early snow!
marimtim11/01/2017

Snow Lantern Festival At Hirosaki Castle

There're snow statues using Hirosaki Neputa Nishikie pictures and about 300 small kamakura with gentle lights. Such as a projection mapping on the snow statures and Tsugaru Nishikie Pictures Gallely, you can enjoy many things to see!
marimtim02/12/2018

Beautiful And Happy! Hirosaki Castle Snow Lantern Festival

Winter Aomori Prefecture is very cold with much snow. But, you can enjoy winter festival in Hirosaki Castle Park. There7re many beautiful attractions such as snow lanterns, kamakura (snow dome), and illuminations!
yascolo01/05/2018
Access: bus is available from Hirosaki Station, and many parking lots around here for cars.

Stunning View! Most Beautiful Cherry Blossom Place In Japan

This is a castle of Tsugaru Family of Hirosaki Clan, and it's well-known as the most beautiful cherry blossom place. It's also one of the 100 best castles in Japan, one of the 12 existent dungeons in Japan, and only existent dungeon in Tohoku Region. Hirosaki Sakura Matsuri Festival opens from 4/21-5/6 in 2018!
jp_travelerspic03/26/2018
In 492 thousand square meters Hirosaki Park, there're about 2600 trees and 52 kinds of cherry blossom, such as weeping one, and double petaled one. During the festival, they light up the trees!

Hirosaki Castle Info

ADDRESS

1 Shimoshirogane-cho, hirosaki-shi, aomori

HOW TO GET THERE

By car, 10min from Hirosaki Station, 25 min from Owani Hirosaki IC. By bus, 15 min from Hirosaki Station, get off at 'Shiyakusho-mae (City Hall), then walk 4 min.

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