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Must see Cherry blossoms

The Cherry Blossoms are quite beautiful even during the day time...you have to catch the spring... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2017
LYLEY9
Amazing

It was an amazing view., but its best to go all up the end of the canal to appreciate it., when its... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2017
Shirleymagne O
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9 Sep 2017
“Must see Cherry blossoms”
16 Jun 2017
“Amazing”
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

The Cherry Blossoms are quite beautiful even during the day time...you have to catch the spring blossoming season just right but it is worth the trouble

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank LYLEY9
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

It was an amazing view., but its best to go all up the end of the canal to appreciate it., when its too crowded you wont get the perfect sakura shot :)

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Shirleymagne O
Reviewed 21 April 2017

If you want a great sakura spot that isn't very crowded then this is a great place to come. You can see the sakura line the Biwa cannel as it disappears into the mountainside towards Kyoto. It's also only a short walk up to Miidera...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank ExplorerC9
Reviewed 9 December 2016

First ever time I enjoyed Shakura near Lake Biwa, as well as in Japan. Mind blowing experience for me.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Maruf_Haque_Khan
Reviewed 1 July 2016

On the way from Keihan Miidera station to Miidera Temple, you can enjoy a pleasant walking, since there is not much traffic in this area. In spring, you can watch cherry blossoms on the both sides of Biwako-Sosui, a canal, which provides drinking water to...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank kimitakas
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Here for Sakura and this site in Otsu does not disappoint. Outstanding blooms in a serenity setting with temples as a backdrop. Off the beaten path a bit and about 15 min by JR from Kyoto.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank DBoell
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