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Shiroishigawa Embankment Hitome Sembonzakura

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Oya, Ogawara-machi, Shibata-gun 989-1201, Miyagi Prefecture
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Pleasant day trip from Sendai for sakura and a stroll

The train to Funaoka from Sendai takes about a half an hour. Once you arrive, follow those in... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2018
hfot2
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Ogawara Shiroishi River Cherry Blossom

Shiroishi River - Ogawara 大河原町at Sendai,the northern part of Japan. There are cherry blossom trees... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2016
Julia T
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Oya, Ogawara-machi, Shibata-gun 989-1201, Miyagi Prefecture
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

The train to Funaoka from Sendai takes about a half an hour. Once you arrive, follow those in the know to get to the riverside embankment. From Funaoka to Ogawara along the Shiroshi Riverside the 8 kilometer walk can take over an hour if you...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Shiroishi River - Ogawara 大河原町at Sendai,the northern part of Japan. There are cherry blossom trees along the river bank, unfortunately this year due to warm winter, cherry blossom start early than before, we miss the cherry blossom and this two days with the bad weather,...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2015

During mid April, approx one thousand sakura trees along Shiraishi river signal the coming of spring. The best way to get there is get on JR Tohoku line at track 5 or 6 of Sendai station, and off at Funaoka sta, 8 stops by local...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2012

Just a few minutes walk away from this famous sakura viewing spot from JR Oogawara station. Try to visit this wonderful and beautiful sakura viewing spot early in the morning and you will have the whole place without unwanted people in your viewfinder. Indeed it...More

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bumpydumoy
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Hi. Take the Tohoku shinkansen line and change trains at Sendai station. You must take the Tohoku line going toward Fukushima and get off at Ogawara station. Have a nice trip!
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