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Address: 624, Kitamiyaji, Kamiyamamachi, Nirasaki 407-0042, Yamanashi Prefecture
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I had no idea that cherry trees could grow so huge or live so long. The Wanitsuka tree is known throughout Japan, and deservedly so. Of course it is at its most beautiful when... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2017
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Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

I went to see this tree about 8 weeks prior to blooming. In the middle of rice fields, somewhat difficult to find. Yes it was like all cherry trees in winter - barren of leaves and flowers. Not pretty, but I wanted the winter pics. Very, very difficult to take pics without the electrical tower or power lines in the... More 

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Fairfield
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

I had no idea that cherry trees could grow so huge or live so long. The Wanitsuka tree is known throughout Japan, and deservedly so. Of course it is at its most beautiful when in bloom; with the snow-covered mountains in the background, it is stunning. But the setting is so lovely that the tree is beautiful in the summer,... More 

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Kofu, Japan
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Reviewed 7 November 2013

This is by far the best looking cherry blossom tree in Nirasaki. Unfortunately the sakura are only in bloom for around 2 weeks out of the year, so the rest of the year it's not really anything special to look at. The tree is big and beautiful, but there is a huge powerline tower right next to it that kind... More 

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