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Hirosaki Cherry full bloom date 2017/4/17 08:00
http://www.hirosaki-kanko.or.jp/en/edit.html?id=edit13
Above forecast on 14Apr stated full bloom start 26-28Apr for 3 location however below stated different date : https://weathernews.jp/s/sakura/spot/17/ (24Apr full and 27Apr start to drop)

Which date is more accurate and IF I visit on 29Apr is there anything left to see ?

Can anyone advice.
by * (guest)  

Re: Hirosaki Cherry full bloom date 2017/4/17 20:18
I would have expected late April. Early foresacts were for the season to be early, but cooler weather at the start of April delayed things. When I was there last year I was slightly early, but other factors (like wind) also affect the blossom dates. You get what is there, and the park is nice anyway.
by JapanCustomTours rate this post as useful

Re: Hirosaki Cherry full bloom date 2017/4/18 10:44
Guess you can see.
See the tweets fr some days before.
https://goo.gl/faoobq
OO : Hirosaki
J : mankani (full blooming)
Also don't forget check the weather forcast.
http://www.jma.go.jp/en/week/308.html
Next 7 days fr today, may not enough warm temp for blooming.

If thinking by Shinkansen Hayabusa(all reserved seat cars) fr Tokyo,
already some trains in the morning(before 12:00) are full.
http://i.imgur.com/7hyt1pC.png
Hoever, even with a full booked train,
if you got "standing ticket/ȓ}(tachi-seki tokkyu-ken)", you can not sit down but you can take.
http://cdn-ak.f.st-hatena.com/images/fotolife/d/dkwsutn/20120410/20120...
But basically for getting own seat(s), even Rail Pass holders must book a "reserved seat ticket" in advance.
If you are lucky, you may be able to get reserved seat ticket(s) fr Sendai. (If this week)
http://www.jreast.co.jp/e/eastpass_t/img/img_valid.jpg
http://www.jreast.co.jp/e/ticket/index.html?src=pcbtn
(standing ticket is no sales online)
by zan (guest) rate this post as useful

Re: Hirosaki Cherry full bloom date 2017/4/18 11:00
Thank you Zan. The link provided is in Japanese which I can't understand. However looks like I am still able to see something ? I had booked the seat at 8:20am. What do you think of Kakunodate ? (It seems it is still later than Hirosaki ? https://weathernews.jp/s/sakura/spot/28/ ) If to choose between the two which one should I take ? Your advice please.
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