Cherry tree at Kasuga Shinto Shrine

Heart shaped cherry tree
YAMAGUCHI

It is recorded that the shrine was founded in 1186. The tree known as Yoko-zakura located near the first gate looks like a heart when seen from a specific angle.
At daytime the tree is beautiful with a background of the extensive Mt.Ohira. At night the illuminated tree induces a dream-like atmosphere.

Eighteen minutes by Bocho bus which is bound for Amidaji Temple from Hofu JR station

The peak season is from mid to late March

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ADDRESS:1354, Mure,Hofu, Yamaguchi Prefecture
YAMAGUCHI
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