How to walk in Matsumae

How to walk in Matsumae

Matsumae(松前) is one of the oldest town in Hokkaido. The Matsumae family(松前藩) had ruled before the Meiji era. When you reach to Matsumae, you may go to the Matsumae house(松前藩屋敷). It is located in the north of Matsumae Park(松前公園). Matsumae Castel(松前城)...
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Matsumaejo, Matsumae Castle, The Most Northan Castle in Japan

Matsumaejo, Matsumae Castle, The Most Northan Castle in Japan

Matsumae-jo(castle) is located in Matsumae town, the most southern Hokkaido, facing to Aomori prefecture over Tsugaru straits. Now, The new Shinkansen Line called ‘Hokkaido Shinkansen’, will be opened in 2015 from Aomori to Shin-Hakodate. There is ...
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Nijyukkendoro Sakura Namiki(Cherry-blossoms road): Cherry Blossoms in Shizunai, Hokkaido

Nijyukkendoro Sakura Namiki(Cherry-blossoms road): Cherry Blossoms in Shizunai, Hokkaido

Shizunai is famous for its Sakura blossoms road that leads 7 km long and with 3,000 sakura, cherry blossom trees. This is designated as one of the best 100 beautiful road of Japan and Best 100 Sakura sights in Japan. Sakura...
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Makomanai Park

Makomanai Park

There are two stadiums in the park, Makomanai Stadium and Makomanai Ice Arena. These stadium were the places for 1972 Winter Olympic Game. The park is very large and has some facilities such as tennis coat and a baseball ground....
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Matsumae Sakura Festival Start on April 29 2015

Matsumae Sakura Festival Start on April 29 2015

Matsumae announced Sakura blooming on April 19 and the famous Matsumae Sakura Festival start on April 29. It ends on May 20. There are more than 250 types of Sakura and 10,000 trees in Matsumae. You might find Matsumae like Kyoto walking...
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Sapporo announced Sakura Blooming on April 22

Sapporo announced Sakura Blooming on April 22

April 22, Sapporo announced Sakura Blooming. This is the 2nd fastest blooming in recorded history. Full blossom is going to be in the middle of next week and weather condition is also going to be fine. Famous Sakura sites in Sapporo...
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Best 10 Sakura Sites in Hokkaido

Best 10 Sakura Sites in Hokkaido

Popular Ranking Matsumae Park [松前公園] Goryokaku Park [五稜郭公園] Nijyukkendoro Sakura Namiki(Cherry-blossoms road) [二十間道路桜並木] Maruyama Park/Hokkaido Jingu [円山公園/北海道神宮] Moerenuma Park [モエレ沼公園] Makomanai...
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Matsumae and Hakodate announced Sakura Blooming on April 19 and 21

Matsumae and Hakodate announced Sakura Blooming on April 19 and 21

Sakura Blooming has come to Hokkaido at last! This is very fast blooming in Hokkaido than ever and it’s really great. There are many Sakura trees in Goryokaku Park(五稜郭公園) where is very famous and nice Sakura seeing spot in Hakodate....
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Sakura Blooming is coming faster than ever

Sakura Blooming is coming faster than ever

Sakura Blooming is coming faster than ever in Hokkaido not only in Honshu, Japan. The first Sakura blooming is going to be seen in Matsumae, where Matsumae-jo castle is famous for seeing Sakura blossom. Time to see Sakura is going...
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Noboribetsu Onsen Cherry-tree line

Noboribetsu Onsen Cherry-tree line

city/town Noboribetsu(登別) from April 28 admission free open 24 hours close none access Take a Donan bus at JR Noboribetsu station via Noboribetsu Onsen(登別温泉) to Sanai Hospital(三愛病院) or Utopia stock farm(ユートピア牧場), which takes 7...
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Maruyama Park [円山公園]: Cherry Blossoms in Hokkaido

Maruyama Park [円山公園]: Cherry Blossoms in Hokkaido

city/town Sapporo(札幌) from April 29 admission free open 24 hours close none access Take a Tozai line to Maruyama Park(円山公園) and 5min walk. tel   googlemap https://goo.gl/maps/khLoL related article Maruyama Koen Park (円山公園) Visit to Hokkaid...
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Goryokaku Park [五稜郭公園]: Cherry Blossoms in Hokkaido

Goryokaku Park [五稜郭公園]: Cherry Blossoms in Hokkaido

city/town Hakodate(函館) from April 25 admission free open 24 hours castle closed 19:00-5:00 close none access Take a tram to Goryokaku Koen-mae(五稜郭公園前) and 15 min walk. tel 0138-40-3605 googlemap https://goo.gl/maps/WFZKK related article Hakodat...
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