A popular tourist spot to feel Japan Vol.32 Feel the Japanese spring in Hokuto, Yamanashi A famous tree of a natural monument “Yamataka Jindaizakura” and Kura cafe
The season of cherry blossoms in Japan,a spring tradition “Ohanami (cherry blossom viewing)”
is a necessary event for Japanese people, recently, it’s also popular for tourists from abroad.
A lot of tourists come to Japan in the season of cherry blossoms.
There are a lot of famous cherry blossom spots in Japan, and “Yamataka Jindaizakura” in Hokuto City in Yamagata Prefecture is one of them.
It’s in a historical temple name Jisso-ji Temple.
The age of the tree is from 1,800 to 2,000 years, and it’s designated as a state’s natural monument.
While feeling history of Yamataka Jindaizakura, bloomed without rest for a long time, this 10 meters height
of the tree is fulfilled by majesty and power, so that some people join their hands to pray against it.
After enjoying beautiful cherry blossoms, why don’t you take a rest at “Kura cafe Kouji-is” in “Shichiken”,
a brewery with 300 years of history?
Shichiken brews delicious sakes to take care of a combination with local well water.
It cooks sweets made of “kouji sugar”, naturally sweet, and they are good for fatigue body.
Including to eat them in a historical and traditional brewery, it’ll be an unforgettable memory with Yamataka Jindaizakura.
There is a very tasteful Japanese room and books selected by local bookshops, so that the tea time at Kura cafe will be the luxury time for you.
The spring in Hokuto City.
Why don’t you visit here to feel Japan?
【Source of photos】;https://tabi-mag.jp/yn0178/