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April 4, 2015 - Osaka Sakuranomiya Park and Okayama Korakuen Garden

As shinkasen to Okayama was departing in ~1 hour,
I have decided to walk throught Sakuranomiya Park in spare time.

View from Sakuranomiya Station platform
Petals starting to fall at Osaka

Sakuranomiya Park stretches along Okawa River for several kilomerters.
Nearly 5000 cherry trees line along river banks and recreation grounds

As day was starting quite warm, many residents were using
both park and river for recreation

View from bridge, Mint Bureau on right bank

After 46 min ride with "NOZOMI" shinkansen I have arrived at Okayama Station.

Artistic fountain in front of Okayama Station
Asahi River
Hanami party under sakura tunnel
Dense cluster of sakura
View from low hill in Korakuen
Young couple poses to photos under cherry trees
Okyama Castle seen from outer edge of garden

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List of Posts:
2015/04/12 - Short cycle on Shimanami Kaido, exploring Innoshima island.
2015/04/11 - Early spring visit at Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route
2015/04/10 - Night illumination at Kenrokuen Garden and Kanazawa Castle
2015/04/08 - Itsukushima Shrine at low tide and Mt.Misen climbing - Spring 2015
2015/04/08 - Iwakuni Castle and Kintai-kyo Bridge - Spring 2015
2015/04/06 - City of Hiroshima in half day visit.
2015/04/05 - Evening view at bay area from Cosmo Tower
2015/04/05 - Energy recovery at Kinosaki Onsen
2015/04/04 - Handayama Botanical Garden and side trip to Kurashiki
2015/04/04 - Osaka Sakuranomiya Park and Okayama Korakuen Garden
2015/04/03 - Kyoto Arashiyama district and evening visit at Yasaka Shrine
2015/04/03 - Wakakusayama hike and visit at Kasuga Taisha Shrine
2015/04/02 - Nunobiki Herb Garden, waterfall trail descent and brief visit at Meriken Park
2015/04/02 - Two sides of newly opened Himeji Castle