Wakasa Tourist Infomation

Miko no Yamazakura Natural Monument of Fukui Prefecture

Miko no Yamazakura' are mountain cherry blossoms in Miko that are designated as a prefectural natural treasure. They are found on the Tsunekami Peninsula off Wakasa Bay running along an approx. 1km east to west and 200m north to south section of Miko. There are thought to be about 300 cherry trees and, in early April, the hills become a blanket of their beautiful pink blossoms. In combination with a view of Wakasa Bay they create a breathtaking sight.

Address Miko, Wakasa-cho, Mikatakaminaka-gun, Fukui-pref.
Access On Maizuru-Wakasa Expressway
26 min. drive from Wakasa-Mikata I.C. (via Route 27, Route 162 and Pref. Route 216)
30 min. drive from Wakasa-Kaminaka I.C. (via Pref. Route 22, Route 162 and Pref. Route 216)

From JR Obama line Mikata station, take the Tsunekami bus and get off at Misaki-gakko-mae
Opening Hours Can be viewed freely.
Inquiries Wakasa-Mikatagoko Tourism Association Phone. 0770-45-0113

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