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Last updated: April 23, 2021
Cherry blossoms among the castle ruins
The ruins of Numata Castle are dotted with over 200 cherry blossom trees, adding to the romantic atmosphere when they bloom in spring. A traditional wooden bell tower provides a dramatic contrast to the delicate blossoms. At night, around 1,500 paper lanterns light up the area.
A major draw is the Gotenzakura, a cherry tree believed to have been planted over 400 years ago when the castle was built.
594 Nishikurauchimachi, Numata ( Map)
About 20 minutes on foot from Numata Station
About 10 minutes by car from Numata IC of Kan-Etsu Expressway
April 2-22, 2021
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