Shimin-no-Mori Hashima Park | Japan Highlights Travel, for sightseeing around Tokaido

Gifu-Hashima Station 

[Shimin-no-Mori Hashima Park]

A spring festival where you can admire some 100 sakura

A park built for the repose of the townsfolk, with some 40,000 seasonal flowers, including tsubaki (camellia), sakura and fuji (wisteria). A popular destination for family outings, with an outdoor stage, open lawns and play areas. The park also has haiku and Manyo gardens which, besides their flowers and trees, also introduce Manyoshu tanka (short poems) and the words of famous classical writers like Basho Matsuo, Issa Kobayashi and so on, so visitors can ponder Japanese history while admiring flowers of the season.
Viewing period End of March to beginning of April
Event Shimin-no-Mori Hashima Park Spring Festival  End of March to beginning of April
There will be a food-and-drink corner and all sorts of events.
* Depending on the weather, natural conditions etc., it may not be possible to see views like the ones in the photos / articles above. Furthermore, blooming and event schedules may vary.
 
Address 6 Marunouchi, Takehana-cho, Hashima-shi, Gifu (south of Hashima City Cultural Center)
Phone +81-58-392-1111 (Hashima City Hall) (Japanese only)
Access Walk approx. 2 minutes from "Gifu-Hashima Station" of JR Tokaido Shinkansen to Meitetsu "Shin-Hashima Station", take the Meitetsu Hashima Line / Takehana Line for approx. 4 minutes, alight at "Hashima Shiyakusho-mae Station" and walk for approx. 15 minutes.
URL http://www.city.hashima.lg.jp/(Official website of Hashima City)

updated on Aug 31, 2016

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