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Good day trip

Restful experience to just sit by the benches and relax with some drinks and snacks and watch the... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2018
SVRBlackBookAsia
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Nice park

Easily accessible by public transport. Nice park with not too many visitors. Things are well... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2018
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Uchimaru, Morioka 020-0023, Iwate Prefecture
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Reviewed 4 September 2018

The castle ruins are only some stone walls. From May to March I think you can skip it without mission something important. But during cherry blossom this is THE cherry blossom spot in Morioka, because the castle wall layout provide a view from above the...More

Thank Seidenpriester
Reviewed 14 August 2018

This was a very nice, well kept park. It's not very large so you can go to the top, take some pictures, and come back down in less than an hour. You can tell it would have been beautiful in the olden days.

Thank J H
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Restful experience to just sit by the benches and relax with some drinks and snacks and watch the world go by. Lotsa greenery around and peaceful

Thank SVRBlackBookAsia
Reviewed 20 March 2018

Easily accessible by public transport. Nice park with not too many visitors. Things are well maintained. Entrance is free.

Thank HK C
Reviewed 15 February 2018

We were a little early for full peak, but it was good enough. Around the base of the walls a few weeping trees (Shidarezakura) were fully opened and gorgeous. The castle now is a collection of ramparts and stairs with a lot of open space....More

Thank hfot2
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This park was absolutely stunning. I think we spent about 2 hours walking around but I could have spent much longer if we hadn't had a train to catch. The grounds were beautiful, the rose garden was gorgeous, and the paths by the creek were...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2017

We were lucky in that the cherry trees were still in bloom. It was very pretty there but wouldn't be much to see out of season. Castle foundations were impressive.

Thank bobe2
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

A tranquil spot in the midst of Morioka City to unwind, have a picnic or simply just read a book. The mountain ridge in the background provides a stunning backdrop to enjoy the sunset. Or follow the small creek that winds through the park for...More

Thank makkoeli
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We arrived at peak cherry blossom time and hanami was in full force. A fair was being held behind the ruins with food and performers during the day and night and coming back at night when the lanterns were lit among the sakura was enchanting,...More

Thank KLsWanderlust
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Beautiful gardens and paths to stroll. Great views from the castle grounds. Walk along the stream and admire the fish swimming.

Thank ON-North
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