Hirosaki Castle and Hirosaki Park – A Romantic Spot to Be


Those who know of Hirosaki Castle (弘前城) or Hirosaki Park (弘前公園) probably know them because of their reputation for stunning cherry blossoms. More than two hundred thousand people visit Hirosaki for its Cherry Blossom Festival (弘前さくらまつり) each year! No wonder why it was chosen as one of the top three cherry blossom viewing spots in Japan as well as one of the three most popular illuminated (at night) cherry blossom viewing spots in the country.

If you are a fan of the anime “Demon Slayer”, you may also want to see the tree that might have inspired Nezuko’s (Tanjiro’s sister) namesake.

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