Okitama Sakura Corridor

  • Eboshiyama senbonsakura
    Location: Nanyo City, Yamagata Prefecture Akayu Eboshiyama Inside the park
    Access: Get off at Akayu station, 30 minutes on foot / 5 minutes by car
    Parking lot: 150 units
    Beginning of the Sakura corridor which is entered into 100 cherry blossoms sights of Japan. Akuyu Onsen It is the breathtaking beauty that covers one side of the hat mountain overlooking the city. About 25 kinds of cherry blossoms are in full bloom. Shidarezakura, second generation release-bird Mesaki cherry tree, National cherry-blossom name trees second generation garden, cherry blossom statue stone, cherry blossoms of Ringo and others. You can appreciate evening cherry at night.
    Best time to see: late April
    Varieties: Yoshino cherry tree, shidarezakura and others
    Age: 1200 years
    Number of pieces: 1000
  • Kama no Koshi sakura
    Location: 3524-1 Takatama Shirataka-machi, Nishiokitama-gun, Yamagata Prefecture
    Access: Get off at Koguwa station, 5 minutes by car
    Parking lot: 80 regular cars, 10 large vehicles
    The big tree of Edohiganzakura said to be 800 years old. Kamanokoshi is a geographical name, and there are legends that the three megaliths in the tree, when Yawata Taro Yaie came in the triple bee in the west, built a furnace with this stone and cooked the weapons. The “kettle” of the place name seems to be related to this legend.
    Best time to see: late April
    Category: Edohigan
    Age: 800 years
    Stem width: 6 m
    Height: about 20 m
  • Kusaoka no daimyōjinzakura
    Location: Nagai-shi, Kusuoka, Yamagata prefecture 694
    Access: Get off at Uzen narita station, 5 minutes by car
    Parking lot: 20 units
    Branching is 11.20 m to the east, 13.80 m to the west, 11.20 m to the north, 10.80 m to the south. Once, Daimyojin cherry blossoms are said to have covered the house, as the branches spread even a single step (991.74 m 2). According to legend, when Masamune Date was 14-15 years old, when joining as the first team in the battle of Ayukai, he was defeated in battle, hid in this cherry blossom cave, and escaped the difficulties. For this reason, we sent a vassal later to give us protection. In the area, since cherry blossoms bloom at the time of spring farming seeding, we also call it sowing cherry. It looks like two depending on the viewing angle, both tree height and eyesight is a big tree that exceeds “Isazawa’s Kubo cherry tree”.
    Best time to see: from late April to early May
    Category: Edohigan
    Age: 1200 years
    Stem circumference: 10.91 m
    Height: Approximately 18.8 m
  • Isazawa no kubozakura
    Location: Nagai-shi, Yamagata kamiisazawa (located in one corner of the Nagai municipal Isazawa elementary school ground)
    Access: Get off at Nagai station, 10 minutes by car
    Parking lot: 17 units
    The part of the trunk divides into three, the root is a cavity. Branching is 11.3 m to the east, 10.4 m to the west, 9 m to the north, 6.5 m to the south. When Tenpo · Hiroshi was around branches were covered 40 ares, it was called 4 anti-cherry, and at the time of flowers the lord of Yonezawa arrived, and the land of more than 10 wards was tax free until the Meiji Restoration. As a legend related to big trees, the tragic story of Sakagutadamura Marow and the daughter of the elder daughter “Otama”, this cherry tree is widely known as “Otama cherry.” (From Nagai City History Vol. 4, page 210)
    Best time to see: from late April to early May
    Category: Edohigan
    Age: 1200 years
    Stem width: 8.1 m
    Height: Approximately 16 m

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