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Yoshino-cho, Yoshino-gun, Nara Prefecture
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have always wanted to visit this area and finally made it this autumn. We drove there from Osaka and arrived around 1030 am. It was not crowded and the weather was amazing. Not a cloud in the sky. On the way there we stopped...More

Thank melindag386
Reviewed 23 September 2018

I was there at the start of the cherry blossom season and while the mountain was a sight to behold with tons of pink and white flowers, the crowd itself slightly dampened the mood. The queues to take the ropeway and shuttle buses were ridiculous...More

3  Thank ndianah
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Spots where there are plenty of cherry blossoms Yoshino is a famous sightseeing spot with cherry blossoms. There is a distance to the place where you can see the cherry blossoms from the station, but if you have time, it is more fun to go...More

Thank kzokb
Reviewed 6 May 2018

Came to visit at the sakura best viewing. Very beautiful. The hill is full of sakura. Take a bus to the mid hill, walk downhill is easy while enjoying the scenery. A good day trip, worth the visit.

Thank Mama2010
Reviewed 25 April 2018

If I'd seen Yoshino at it's full bloom peak, I would have obviously given it a five star rating... but even though I caught the tail end of the season, it was still wonderful with great shops and temples throughout the area. Many people take...More

3  Thank travellingSakura91
Reviewed 24 April 2018

We took the Kintetsu limited express from Osaka Abenobashi station which is adjacent to JR Tennoji station. The train journey took about 1 hr 15 mins. Being 2 April, the train was still crowded with local tourist, even though we had deliberately avoided the weekend....More

1  Thank c2chen
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Loved the town of Yoshino where you can amble along the one main street to taste foods and browse through little shops with variety of Japanese goods.The people in town cannot speak English but were so friendly and helpful.It was such a wonderful stay!The sight...More

Thank kenlongc
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Visited Mt Yoshino on 1 Apr 2018. Bought the 7.10am Kintetsu Sakura Liner tix departing Osaka Abenobashi the moment i reached Kyoto about 5-6 days ago as this is a reserved seat train which is faster than the others. It cost ¥1,480 each way. The...More

3  Thank JustLoveToFly
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Sadly there was only a hint of autumn colours & the clouds were heavy so thick mist. But it only added to the atmosphere. Walking was easy along a narrow empty road. It was so quiet we thought we were lost. So we were very...More

3  Thank M_c_morri
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Yoshinoyama is famous for "Thousand Sakura In One View" which truly live up to its reputation. I was impressed Wow by the abundance of pink over the beautiful mountain. It is a different sighting compare to Sakura viewing in Kyoto or Tokyo parks. Recommended to...More

6  Thank Sing Hee L
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khltripad
5 December 2018|
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Response from melindag386 | Reviewed this property |
I think it’s a little early for Yoshino but it’s hard to say with global warming. I’m sorry I can’t be of much help.
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Kenneth C
16 April 2018|
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Response from khang_lenguyen | Reviewed this property |
Hey there, it's a little too late to answer your question. Hope you really enjoyed the place.
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Response from Navigate809573 | Reviewed this property |
I can s aid it impossible to find parking Naka-Senbon area. I recommend Youshino by train or car, and use public bus to the Naka-Senbon area. If you come by car. Shuttle bus service is available for park and ride user from... More
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