This is one of Japan’s three major sakura(Cherry Blossoms) spots. The castle, as a backdrop to the flowers, provides the area with a reminiscent image. Not to be missed during full bloom are the flower petals on the castle’s outer moat, resembling a flower carpet. While the castle tower is under renovation this year, the beauty of the sakura stays unchanged.
Hirosaki Castle – Aomori
Original article published: February 12, 2018