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②Cherry Blossom Sight and  Folk Art “Isshiki Kazari”

There are 700 cherry blossom trees for about 2 km long at Hosshoji River bank. In spring many locals come to enjoy cherry blossom blooming. “Isshiki Kazari” is a local folk art which has been handed down since the Edo era. It is a decoration made from daily-life objects and registered as an intangible cultural property designated by Nanbu Town.
■Place Hosshouji, Nanbu-cho, Saihaku-gun
■Expected time Second weekend of April
■Contact Nanbu Town Tourism Association (0859-66-3113)