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Mt. Yoshinoyama

Yoshinoyama, Yoshino-cho, Yoshino-gun 639-3100, Nara Prefecture
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In the mist the walk was very atmospheric

Sadly there was only a hint of autumn colours & the clouds were heavy so thick mist. But it only... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
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Awesome Sakura view in yoshinoyama

Yoshinoyama is famous for "Thousand Sakura In One View" which truly live up to its reputation. I... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2017
Sing Hee L
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“cherry blossoms” (14 reviews)
“the bus” (6 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Yoshinoyama, Yoshino-cho, Yoshino-gun 639-3100, Nara Prefecture
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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Sadly there was only a hint of autumn colours & the clouds were heavy so thick mist. But it only added to the atmosphere. Walking was easy along a narrow empty road. It was so quiet we thought we were lost. So we were very...More

Thank M_c_morri
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Yoshinoyama is famous for "Thousand Sakura In One View" which truly live up to its reputation. I was impressed Wow by the abundance of pink over the beautiful mountain. It is a different sighting compare to Sakura viewing in Kyoto or Tokyo parks. Recommended to...More

2  Thank Sing Hee L
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Though this place is famous for cherry blossoms, I decided to go ahead after learning that it is also the place for autumn leaves. However, I think we were too early (mid-Nov). Thought we can visit Kinpusenji Temple, but it was under renovation. Nevertheless, it...More

Thank YSL88
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We had to plan our trip in Japan months beforehand, and so we slightly missed best sakura in Yoshinoyama. Even though place was beautiful. You might appreciate an extra shirt for changing if walking all the way up to observation deck, and do dress yourself...More

2  Thank elinast2016
Reviewed 16 July 2016

We took a bus from the station to Chikirin-in temple then walked up to Hanayagura viewpoint. The slope was steep so we took several breaks. There were stores selling snacks and souvenirs. The view was beautiful. There were several hiking trails for those who really...More

1  Thank Tina2883
Reviewed 29 June 2016

My wife and I went to Yoshino to watch cherry blossoms. As we were there, the whole mountain was turned into a carpet of flowers, and it was really marvelous. We walked a long way to Mikumari Shrine, but if you feel tired, you can...More

Thank Kimitaka S
Reviewed 12 May 2016

We were so lucky to visit here just on sakura peak time. If travelling that period, be prepared: it is very crowded - but still, it is worth of it! This must be beautiful place also other seasons. Enjoyable small villages, not that far from...More

1  Thank ettelbruck
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Don't say that Mt. Yoshinoyama is a cherry-blossom spot because it is not correct. It should be the forest of cherry trees, or a fairy tale of cherry blossom. When I saw it at the first sight, I fell in love. It was not over-reaction,...More

5  Thank khang_lenguyen
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

I went to Yoshino on the second week of April. Wonderful sakura blossoms can be found everywhere. The best way is to get on the bus (only available during sakura blossom season) twice up to Oku Senbon Guchi. I suggest instead of taking the Ropeway,...More

9  Thank saut
Reviewed 21 April 2016

A very miserable day, rained most of the time there for our day trip but what a spectacular view from all over when visible. The mist added to the beauty of the blossoms. Didn't make it to the top as carrying a knee injury, but...More

1  Thank raChelF560
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22 December 2015|
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Response from 旅好きじいさん | Reviewed this property |
I can s aid it impossible to find parking Naka-Senbon area. I recommend Youshino by train or car, and use public bus to the Naka-Senbon area. If you come by car. Shuttle bus service is available for park and ride user from... More
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25 March 2015|
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Response from 旅好きじいさん | Reviewed this property |
It is possible one day trip arround Nara park and Yoshi-yama Mountain. It takes one hour from Kyoto to Nara park. two hour from Nara to Yoshino. There time is only travel time with train. You should add your schedule how... More
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