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Trip to Yamagata

Shirataka-machi| Stroll through a classical cherry blossom village

Stroll through a classical cherry blossom village

Flow of the whole Courses
The time required
It is approximately 4-5 time on foot
Remarks
Open: Cherry tree flowering period (from the middle of April to the end)
We take a walk through "village shirataka of classic cherry tree" where there are eight cherry trees more than 500 years years old slowly.
Start
Yamagata Railroad Flower Nagai Line Koguwa Station
It is station of Yamagata Railroad Flower Nagai Line in Takadama, Shirataka-machi.
Specifically, from this
It is 30 minutes on foot
Kama-no-Koshi Cherry Blossoms
"Kama-no-Etsu" is the old place name and is proud of size that is eminence in the prefecture. When thes is, and source (Taro Hachiman) justice pitched a camp at western heap of these grounds "sammenho", as for three huge stones under tree, there is legend that we build furnace with this stone and cooked food.
Specifically, from this
Kama-no-Koshi Cherry Blossoms
It is five minutes on foot
Yakushi zakura
It is in boundary of temple dedicated to the Physician of Souls and keeps dignified personality. It is informed that we plant hand at the time of the Oshu conquest, and Tamuramaro Sakanoueno did for 796 years in the Christian era.
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Yakushi zakura
It is 40 minutes on foot
12 cherry trees
Old-timer of aged tree for approximately 400 years to be called popular name "seeding cherry tree" years old remains, and the third generation becomes big tree now. "12" is the place name to come from from "12 temples dedicated to the Physician of Souls". You can enjoy specialty "midnight worth rice cake" at cherry tree stand during flowering period.
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12 cherry trees
It is 20 minutes on foot
Yamaguchi encouragement of study cherry tree
In ruins of former Yamaguchimura Elementary School, the principal at the time makes education improvement of children, encouragement of study field for the purpose of enhancement in 1893, and this ground erects encouragement of study field monument in nochino 1911. We planted a tree in the memory.
Specifically, from this
Yamaguchi encouragement of study cherry tree
It is 25 minutes on foot
Cherry tree of nursing temple
It is in a part of the Mr. Ayukai castle, and story of little girl (in fact, incarnation of Buddha) of vulgar appearance that disappeared suddenly is informed by "nursing temple" of under a tree this ground after having brought up child of the sickly lord of a castle safely.
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Cherry tree of nursing temple
It is seven minutes on foot
Rear hermitage zakura
In the old days, there was doctor (hermitage) of one house in the north side of Ayukai Castle. Because we exist behind castle, we are called "rear hermitage", and it is said that Taiki of cherry tree was by the side.
Specifically, from this
Rear hermitage zakura
It is 15 minutes on foot
Yamagata Railroad Flower Nagai Line Shikinosato Station
It is station of Yamagata Railroad Flower Nagai Line in Ayukai, Shirataka-machi.
Specifically, from this
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