It is a park built in 1875 on the site of the former Tsuruga Castle. There are a moat, stone walls, and a hundred years old cedar.
It is also the stage for Shuhei Fujisawa’s book “Unasaka-han.”
It has been selected as one of Japan’s 100 best cherry blossom spots. There are about 730 cherry trees, including Yoshino cherry trees, double-flowered cherry trees and weeping cherry trees.
- Tsuruoka Park
4 Babacho, Tsuruoka City, Yamagata Prefecture
About 10 minutes by car from Tsuruoka IC
About 90 minutes by car from Yamagata Station
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