Hirosaki

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During the Edo Period, Hirosaki was the political and cultural capital of the Tsugaru Region, the western section of present day Aomori Prefecture. The city remains one of the culturally richest cities in the northern Tohoku Region.

Hirosaki developed around its castle, Hirosaki Castle. Several thousand cherry trees are planted around the castle grounds, making it one of Japan's most spectacular cherry blossom spots. The trees are usually in bloom in late April to early May.

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Neputa Mura

Museum about the Neputa Festival.

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