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Koriyama Castle

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Koriyama Castle

When Is the Best Time 

The castle is one of the top 100 spots in Japan for viewing cherry blossoms. Blooming time is in spring: From end of March until early April. There is also a castle festival held annually during the blooming period, the Oshiro Matsuri festival with illuminated cherry blossoms at night from 6-9 p.m..

Special time of day tip: Every night 600 lanterns are illuminate the castle and its surroundings. It's a magnificent view.

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Where  
Japan, Yamato-Koriyama City, Nara Prefecture
Review and Tips 

The castle was built in 1580 by Junkei Tsutsui on the top of hill. Visitors have a great view to Nara and Tenri. There is not much of the castle left but the ruins are a symbol of Yamatokoriyama City. There is some unique atmosphere around this site. This place is famous as a place with beautiful Sakura. When I was there, it was a cloudy day. But I really enjoy Sakura with former castle of Big Lord. The castle is located in a park with several areas where you can sit down and enjoy food from one of the many food stalls.

The nearest station is "Kintetsu-Kōriyama". Entrance is free.

Helpful information:
https://www.jnto.go.jp/eng/spot/...
http://www.jcastle.info/view/Yam...
https://www.welcomekansai.com/sa...

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Sep 23, 2016

Beautiful cherry blossoms! What months were the photos taken exactly?

Sep 23, 2016

I took the pics on 4th of April, 2016.

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