No.76 Goshonodai Fureai Park
Goshonodai Fureai Park is located on the southern side of Shirakami-Sanchi, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that includes the last virgin forest of Siebold’s beech. The park is situated on a hill overlooking the Japan Sea and just a one-minute walk from Akita-Shirakami Station. Around 800 sakura bloom here slightly late, from late April to mid-May. Visitors can enjoy evening illuminations from paper lanterns and events and games during Happo Sakura Festival.
|Address||Aza Goshonodai, Hachimori, Happo Town, Yamamoto County, Akita Prefecture (秋田県山本郡八峰町八森字御所の台)|
|Peak bloom||Late April–mid-May|
|Access by train||1 minute on foot from Akita-Shirakami Station on the Gono Line|
|Access by car||30 minutes from Akita Expressway Noshiro-higashi IC|