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1600 Cherry Trees Can Be Seen on Stage for Novel -Shiokari Pass Hitome Senbon Zakura in Wassamu-

April 15th, 2017

Shiokari Pass Hitome Senbon Zakura (塩狩峠一目千本桜) is a famous place for cherry blossoms in Wassamu town (和寒) located in the northern part of Asahikawa city and is next to Shiokari Station (塩狩駅). Speaking of Shiokai Pass, The novel written by Ms. Ayako Miura is famous. This is just a stage for the novel, and Miura Ayako Literature Museum is built near the Shiokari Station, too. There is Shiokari Hut Youth Hostel around the station, too. Hitome Senbon Zakura means "a thousand of cherry trees at sight". About 1600 cherry trees such as wild cherry trees are planted, and this place is not too developed, it has a good natural atomosphere. The cherry blossoms are in full bloom from early May to mid May. Admission free. A parking lot is not provided. About the bloom condition, see the blog of Shiokari Hut Youth Hostel.

Shiokari Station
Shiokai Pass Hitome Senbon Zakura in Wassamu
Shiokari Station
Shiokai Pass Hitome Senbon Zakura in Wassamu
Miura Ayako Literature Museum
Shiokai Pass Hitome Senbon Zakura in Wassamu
Mountain Cherry Tree
Shiokai Pass Hitome Senbon Zakura in Wassamu
Cherry Forest
Shiokai Pass Hitome Senbon Zakura in Wassamu
Traines Stop at Shiokari Station
Shiokai Pass Hitome Senbon Zakura in Wassamu
Shiokai Pass Hitome Senbon Zakura
Shiokai Pass Hitome Senbon Zakura in Wassamu
Cherry Tree
Shiokai Pass Hitome Senbon Zakura in Wassamu
Cherry Trees and Ponds
Shiokai Pass Hitome Senbon Zakura in Wassamu
Cherry Tree Is Broken
Shiokai Pass Hitome Senbon Zakura in Wassamu
Admission fee Free of charge
Parking lot Free parking lot is provided (10 cars)
Business hours Open for 24 hours
Regular closing day Open all year round
Telephone number +81-165-32-2421
Home page Home page is here
Mapcode 470 205 000*36

Accommodations

Refer to following websites for the accommodations around Shiokari Station.

Shiokari Hut Youth Hostel(塩狩ヒュッテ)
Tabibitoyado Yuki-no-Oto(旅人宿 ゆきのおと)
Booking

A page of Hokkaido Cherry Tree is here

Hokkaido Cherry Tree

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