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The construction of Hirosaki Castle started around 1603 and it is now a historical site. It is said to have the best sakura (cherry blossom) festival in Japan in the spring but visitors can enjoy all four of Japan's seasons here from the autumn leaves festival in autumn, and the snow lantern festival in winter.
Shimoshirogane-cho, Hirosaki, Aomori
Adults 310 , Children 100 Adults 310 , Children 100
Separate fee to enter the Hirosaki Castle Honmaru and Kita no Kuruwa: 9:00-17:00 (4/1-11/23)Subject to change based on season
Only Hirosaki Castle11/24-3/31
Hirosaki Sakura Festival runs from the end of April to the beginning of May. The lights at night are equally beautiful.
About 30 min walk from Hirosaki Station
About 10 min taxi ride from Hirosaki Station
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