Listed as one of Japan’s 100 most beautiful cherry blossom sites, and the best in the San’in Region, this extensive park turns pink in spring. The observatory commands a view over the whole city, and in the park, you will also find deer, guinea pigs and turtles.
How to get there:
1. Take a bus bound for the city center at JR Kurayoshi station, get off at Akagawara-Shirakabedozo in 12 minutes, and walk for 10 minutes.
2. Take a bus via city hall at JR Kurayoshi station and get off at Shiyakusho Utsubuki Koen Iriguchi in 17 minutes