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Rakusei Chikurin Bamboo Park/ Kyoto

Rakusai Chikurin Bamboo Park is located in south-west of Arashiyama. You can see beautiful bamboo forest without the crowds like Arashiyama’s bamboo forest.

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Hoshida-Enchi Park/ Osaka

A national park with the largest wooden foot bridge in Japan, to look out a panoramic view, is located in the east side of Osaka for a day hike or a picnic.

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Kamo-gawa Delta/ Kyoto

The Kamo-gawa Delta is home to Tadasu no mori, the famous woods of Shimogamo Shrine. A triangular shaped delta by Kyoto’s iconic Kamo-gawa River, to chill out.

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Uchiage-gawa Ryokuchi Park/ Osaka

Uchiage-gawa Chisui Ryokuchi Park, a greenery park with a flood control pond is located in Neyagawa city of Osaka, to offer a stunning sight of cherry blossom.

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Takeda Castle Ruins/ Hyogo

Takeda Castle, a stunning set of castle ruins located in the mountains of Hyogo is often called as the Castle floating in the sky or the Machu Picchu of Japan”.

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Tatsuno Castle and Park/ Hyogo-Harima

Tatsuno Castle is located just 15km from Himeji castle in Hyogo. You can walk around the lovely castle town whle enjoying the historic atmosphere and see the view from the remains of the old castle.

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Sasayama Castle Ruins/ Hyogo-Tanba

Sasayama castle, located in Hyogo is rustic and tranquil, but it offers nice views of the surrounding countryside. The castle is a famous spot for cherry blossoms.

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Maruyama Park「円山公園」/ Kyoto

Maruyama Park is behind Yasaka Shrine in the Higashiyama District in Kyoto. The park is popular for both locals and visitors, particularly when cherry trees bloom.

Nara Park 「奈良公園」/ Nara

Nara Park is a large park, home of hundreds of deer, located of many of Nara’s main attractions including Todai-ji Temple, Kasuga-Taisha, Kofuku-ji Temple.

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Minoo Park and the waterfall/ Osaka

Minoo park , a forested valley is the closest dose of nature you can reach from the central Osaka to enjoy seasonal changes and the magnificent Mino Waterfall.

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Hikone Castle 「彦根城」/ Shiga

Hikone castle become a popular cherry blossom viewing spot in spring, about 1.200 cherry trees making the most beautiful time of year to visit the castle.

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Kema Sakuranomiya Park/ Osaka

Kema Sakuranomiya park is one of the most famous sites for cherry blossom viewing spot in Osaka. The park is just a few hundred meters from Osaka castle.

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Kasagiyama Natural Park/ Kyoto

Kasagiyama Natural Park in the mountains to south east of Kyoto, is most famous for its cherry blossom and is considered one of Japan’s Top 100 cherry blossom.

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Nijo Castle 「二条城」/ Kyoto

The gorgeous style of Nijo castle, the world heritage is surrounded by green space and cherry, plum, maple, ginkgo trees lined along walking paths

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Wakayama Castle and Park/ Wakayama

Wakayama Castle is on a small hill and gives you good views over the town. In spring, Wakayama’s most popular spot for cherry blossom viewing.

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Satsukiyama Park in Ikeda city/ Osaka

Satsukiyama Park is a great park for families in Osaka. In early April, 35000 cherry blossoms cover a large part of the park. There are also a free petting zoo.

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