弘前城 外堀と満開の桜

Cherry Blossoms Festival in Hirosaki Aomori

Cherry blossoms are fully bloomed in Early May in Hirosaki. There was a fully blossomed picture panel on the moat of Hirosaki castle. Demonstration of the ancient martial arts Demonstration of the ancient martial arts had been carried out in samurai residences of downtown Hirosaki castle. Heir of Bokuden branch, Mr. Takahide Koyama is demonstrating how to defend yourself with oneself when the enemy attacks.

お城と雪

7 Fantastic Snow Show and Castle Festivals

Beautiful Snow and Castles Winter senery of Japanese castles are beautiful. I have selected seven castles’ winter festivals. Name of Castle Hirosaki Castle Location Hirosaki Park Event Hirosaki Snow lanterns Festival Event Duration Feb.11-14/2016 URL Hirosaki Snow lanterns Festival Name of Castle Aizuwakamatsu Castle Location Tsurugajyo Park Event Aizu Candle Festival Event Duration Feb.11-13/2016 URL Aizu Candle Festival Name of Castle Kochi Castle Location Kochi Park Event Kochi Castle Winter Festival Event Duration Nov.30-Dec.8/2016 URL Kochi Castle Winter Festival Name of Castle Kanazawa Castle Location Kenrokuen Event Kanazawa Castle and Kenrokuen-Light Up- Event Duration Feb.5-14/2016 URL Kanazawa Castle and Kenrokuen-Light Up- Name of Castle Matsumoto Castle Event Ice Carving Festival […]

弘前城紅葉

10 Best Castles to Enjoy Beautiful Autumn Leaves

Autumn Leaves Information Many Japanese castles are having autumn leaves festivals. Most castles are surrounded by nature. You can enjoy transition of Japanese seasons at a sight of castle. Name of Castle Hirosaki Castle (Aomori) Location Hirosaki Park Event Hirosaki Castle Chrysanthemum and Autumn Foliage Festival Event Duration October 16 – November 8, 2015 Lighting Up October 16 – Mid November, 2015、Sunset – 21:00 URL Hirosaki Castle Chrysanthemum and Autumn Foliage Festival Name of Castle Aizuwakamatsu Castle (Fukushima) Location Tsuruga-Castle Park Event Tsuruga-Castle Light Up Lighting Up October 23 – November 15, 2015. Dawn – 21:00 URL Tsuruga-Castle Light Up Name of Castle Ueda Castle (Nagano) Location Ueda Castle Park […]

竹田城

Top 10 Most Searched Japanese Castle Today.

Which castles are most popular in Japan? Following ranking is a top 10 most searched castles of Japan. Takeda Castle (Volume 60,500/month) Takeda Castle is a mountain castle in Hyogo. This castle became famous for sea of ​​clouds. Matsumoto Castle (Volume 40,500/month) Matsumoto Castle is a accessible from Tokyo and photogenic castle. This is the closest castle which has an authentic donjon from Tokyo. Kumamoto Castle (Volume 40,500/month) Kumamoto Castle is a very popular among castle fans in Japan. The builder of the castle Kato Kiyomasa is respected castle builder of Japan. Inuyama Castle (Volume 40,500/month) Inuyama Castle is a photogenic castle which has an authentic donjon. The downtown area is too a popular sightseeing sight. Odawara Castle (Volume 33,100/month) […]