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Hirosaki Castle

青森県/弘前市
弘前城

Description
This castle was established by Tsugaru clan in 1611, from 47,000 stones. It is named as one of Japan's 7 famous castles by Shiba Ryotaro, and is one of 12 remaining castle towers in Japan. In the lower area of Hirosaki Park, here are around 2,600 cherry blossom trees which bloom every year in May, attracting many visitors.


Address
036-0000
青森県 弘前市 青森県弘前市下白銀町1

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Nearby Drive Spots

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白神山地
Shirakami Sanchi
This is a mountainous area that stretches from Aomori to Akita prefecture, and home to the largest natural beech tree forest. This area was the first in Japan to be registered as a UNESCO world heritage site. The black woodpecker, can also be seen here. The area is also famous for its clear blue pond.
Onsen
酸ヶ湯温泉
Sukayu Onsen
This is an onsen by the volcanic Mount Hakkoda. This onsen is famous for "Sennin Buro" which has two different types of Onsen bath tubs - the regular warm water onsen bath as well as the "shi-bu-roku-bu" type. This type initially feels hotter than the regular type, but the feeling of warmth is shorter. This onsen boasts a long history having opened in 1684, and despite it being situated deep in the mountain, it has always been popular with visitors.
Spot
地獄沼
Jigoku Pond
This area was formed the crater of Hakkoda Volcano in Sukayu Onsen Village. Even now, sulphuric gases still rise from the area and can be smelt, with water around 70-90 degrees spraying out of the swamp. The place almost feels like the depths of a hellish landscape. However the area is also famous for autumn leaves.
History
全仏山 青龍寺 昭和大仏
Seiryuji Temple Showa Daibutsu
This is a buddha statue that was inaugurated in 1984 by Oda Ryukou. AT a height of 21 meters, it is the tallest bronze statue in Japan, and is said to be a buddha statue of Dainichinyorai, a teacher of Buddhism. Seiryuji Temple is said to have been built as an Aomori branch temple of Mount Takao, with the golden room built in 1992, a five storied pagoda built in 1996, and the main hall completed in 1998.
History
高山稲荷神社
Takayama Inari Shrine
This is an Inari shrine with an unknown construction date. It is said to house the God known as Ukanomitama, the main God, with Satahiko and Omiyanome as the other inhabiting Gods. Inside the traditional Japanese park, there are around 200 orange/red colored Torii gates as well as a fox statue, which is said to be a servant to the temple Gods, creating an atmosphere that can bring a true feeling of closeness to the holy spirits.
Spot
奥入瀬渓流
Oirase Gorge
This is a mountain stream from the Oirase River that runs for about 14 km in Towada Hachimantai National Park. A number of waterfalls are scattered along this mountain stream, including Choshi Falls. This road is also sometimes known as the "waterfall highway". Many tourists visit to see the fresh green and autumn leaves.
Onsen
乳頭温泉郷
Nyuto Onsen
This is a secret hot spring deep in the Mount Nyuto. The area is popular for enjoying a bath while viewing the winter snowfall, with the white cloudy water also being a popular element. There are 7 onsen houses in the area, making it ideal for enjoying several different onsen. The area is in a very secluded spot and is also ideal for viewing the night sky on a clear night.※Credit:旅と温泉の無料写真素材 おんふぉと http://on-photo.com/
History
恐山菩提寺
Osorezan Bodaiji Temple
This is a temple that was built in 862 AD by Ennin of Tendai sect , and one of Japan's three sacred sites. It is believed that this is a place where dead spirits of the Osorezan mountain gather. It is also famous for the summoning of a female priest named "Itako". At the entrance of the mountain there are the "three rivers", and it is said that if you cross the bridge, that a post life world awaits, known as the "136 hells". The bridge is said not to be passable to those who are evil.
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男鹿半島
Oga Peninsula
This is a peninsula that protrudes out to the Japan sea in the western part of Akita. This place is famous for being the home of a god named "Namahage" who wore clothes made of straw. The three mountains have been revered and worshipped throughout the ages.
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