A popular tourist spot to feel Japan Vol.33 Miharu Town in Fukushima One of the three giant cherry trees of Japan “Miharu Takizakura” and Cultural Heritage Museum
Japan has four seasons.
When it becomes warm and the spring has come, we can hear announcements that the cherry trees are in bloom.
Speaking of the spring in Japan, it’s cherry blossom viewing.
While imaging full bloomed cherry trees, loving cherry blossoms and blossom falling, and feeling melancholy
against blossom falling, we can drink alcohols under the cherry trees with our friends, or
enjoy cherry blossoms viewing at night by alone.
There is “Miharu Takizakura” in Miharu Town, Tamura-gun, Fukushima Prefecture, and this famous tree is
designated as the state’s natural monument.
A lot of small pale pink flowers are bloomed and it seems to look like a waterfall, so that it’s called
Takizakura, means waterfall cherry blossom.
The age of this tree is more than 1,000 years.
It’s overwhelming presence reaches 13.5 meters height, 25 meters width from east to west and 20 meters
from north to south.
So, Miharu Takizakura is one of the three giant cherry trees of Japan.
It’s necessary to see lighted up cherry blossoms in the night with fascinating atmosphere.
Near from Miharu Takizakura, there is a museum named Miharu City Cultural Heritage Museum, that is
repaired and opened Former Yoshida House by a top businessman in the Meiji Period.
It’s a very luxurious Japanese architecture with a fine gate, and even round windows in the Japanese room
have unspeakable atmosphere.
When getting into the entrance, there is a picture of marvelous Miharu Takizakura just in front of you.
Also the tatami floored calming Japanese room, the alcove, and the wall has pictures of beautiful
Gladly, an admission fee is free.
There are views as Japan.
【Source of photos】:http://miharukoma.com/experience/183