The cherry-blossom pink that colors the history, water, and nature of Shiroishi

Shiroishi's Nature and Cherry Blossoms

Spashland Park and Cherry Blossoms

Shibazakura flowers that cover a gentle slope of the mountain

This spot shows off the enchanting natural contrast between the lush new greenery and the gradiations of white and pink of the over 80,000 shibazakura flowers.
The shibazakura flowers are also known as the “Carpet of Cherry Blossoms,” and are a unique sight within the country.
Best Time to View
Late April
Tips for Taking Pictures
  • If you aim the camera from below the line of sight, you can create a picture where it looks like people are walking on top of the cherry blossoms.
  • We recommend taking advantage of the mountain’s slope to create a composition with depth!

Zaimoku Iwa (Timber Rock) Park and Cherry Blossoms

Enjoy cherry blossoms in dynamic natural surroundings.

The Zaimoku Iwa Park, which is a designated national natural heritage, is characterized by a rocky surface that looks like a long row of timber.
During the cherry blossom season, visitors can enjoy the cherry blossoms in the majestic nature along the stream!
Best Time to View
Early April
Tips for Taking Pictures
  • The dynamic timber rocks and calming cherry blossoms create stunning contrast.
  • During the time of full bloom, the residents set up more than 800 carp streamers around the river, creating a picture-perfect scenery.

The Old Oshu Kaido Route and Sakura

Two rows of cherry blossom trees that seem to form a tunnel along a narrow road

In spring, a cherry blossom tunnel appears along the former Old Oshu Kaido Route that runs close to the Katchudo Temple.
Visitors can enjoy gentle sunlight that seeps through the cherry blossom trees lined up on both sides of the road.
Best Time to View
Early April
Tips for Taking Pictures
  • You can take photos of a cherry blossom tunnel enclosing the road by taking the pictures from the front side of the route. If you add the curve at the back, you can create an impression of a road engulfed by the cherry blossoms.
  • Since this place is located close to a railway route, you can also take pictures with a passing train in them.

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