A popular tourist spot to feel Japan Vol.35 The tatami floored corridor, the Japanese room, and the open-air bath The Japanese inn with Japanese charms and a singe cherry tree blooms on the top of the mountain
In Hokkaido, where locates in the northernmost in Japan, the season of cherry blossoms comes from
the beginning of May to the middle.
“Cherry Blossom Front”, a line graph illustrating the forecasted blooming dates of cherry blossoms,
moves northward from the Kyushu area mostly, so that “cherry blossom viewing season” in Hokkaido is
the latest season in Japan.
There is Otaru Kourakuen, a hot spring inn in Otaru City, and it has a large Japanese garden
surrounded by more than 100 years of trees.
It’s a popular cherry blossom viewing spot in Otaru City because more than 200 cherry trees bloom.
After cherry blossoms, it’s wisterias and azaleas.
After them, it’s hydrangeas, roses, and then, autumn leaves.
During the winter season, the contrast between the snowing view and the Japanese garden is
It means that you can enjoy the marvelous gardening view through a year.
Otaru Kourakuen was renewed in 2016, and its inside is the well fused area of Japanese and Western.
The tatami floored lounge is fulfilled by the Japanese atmosphere, and also, the tatami floored corridor
is comfortable to walk by bare foot.
One of a big attraction is that there are open-air baths in 20 rooms among 35 guest rooms.
On the top of Mt. Tengu, also in Otaru City, there are more than 100 years of a single cherry tree
Its commanding looks like looking down a port town Otaru is powerful.
And it blooms the latest in Otaru City because it’s on the top of the mountain.
Its view shows the spring in Otaru, the beauty, the power of nature, and fragility.
The season of cherry blossoms has come to Otaru.
The short spring in Hokkaido is fulfilled by the Japanese atmosphere.
Source of photos:https://www.yadoran.jp/magazine/85071