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Fukui | Asuwa Shrine Weeping Cherry Tree

Find out why this majestic cherry tree captures the attention of many travelers during the Hanami season

The weeping cherry tree of Asuwa Shrine has lived on top of Mt. Asuwa, Fukui Prefecture, for over 370 years and is loved by everyone in this area. Standing over 10 meters tall and spanning over 20 meters wide in total, seeing is believing when it comes to this beauty of a cherry tree. Whether you choose to see it during the day or during its light-up at night, it is quite a breathtaking sight to behold. Pictures and words alone cannot fully capture its majesty, especially when it fully blooms in spring.

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Hokuriku Shinetsu Region | JNTO Official Website

Fukui Prefecture | JNTO Official Website




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