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Beautiful mountain that is dominate on the skyline--easily viewed form the park

The mountain is everything you expect to see in a "Japanese montin." It is symmetrical, snow... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2018
1234texas
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Dripping Springs, Texas
Beautiful on a clear day

Luckily it was a clear day during my visit, so the autumn foliage and views from the top of the... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2018
chongcp
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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 13 November 2018

We visited the park on a cloudy day and it was quite difficult to view Mt. Iwaki at a distance clearly. Anyway, we took a few photos at last.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed 1 September 2018

The mountain is everything you expect to see in a "Japanese montin." It is symmetrical, snow capped, pretty an mysterious. It looks like all the mountains you see in their old paintings. Mount Fuji may be a little better, but this is a fine imitation!

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

Luckily it was a clear day during my visit, so the autumn foliage and views from the top of the ropeway were splendid. The best part was actually driving up and down the Tsugaru-Iwaki Skyline toll road. It's about 1,600 to 1,800 yen if I...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank chongcp
Reviewed 15 December 2017

During our visit to Hirosaki Park, we have the chance to see Mt. Iwaki at a distance. Not yet snow-capped in Oct.. Have to wait until late Nov. Nice view that attracted many visitors despite the payment of yen 310 as entrance fee to the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Another advantage of entering Hirosaki Castle compound was the chance to see Mt. Iwaki. During our visit there by late April this year, we still managed to view the beautiful snow-caped mountain from the castle despite the weather on that day was not that steady....More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Only saw this mountain from my hotel window but Hirosaki is surrounded by mountains and virgin forest of beech.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Eileen K
Reviewed 20 February 2017

The climb to the top isn't for the faint hearted, the army trains on it. Passed on that and turned right and did a pleasant ridge walk.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank LondonTell
Reviewed 3 November 2016

This mountain dominates the whole area, and we tried to get up it after visiting Hirosaki. Sadly, there had been snow the night before (only rained in Aomori city) so the road was closed to vehicles without studded snow tires. Still got some great pictures.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank LDWG
Reviewed 29 October 2016

You can circle the mountain. You can climb the mountain. You can slide down the mountain. You can drive up the mountain. You can bath the mountain. You can smell the mountain. You can eat apples any where.

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank David J
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We cheated a little bit. We didn't spend 4-5 hours from the bottom, in stead, we drove the 69 turns to get to 八合目, the eighth section( I guess this is the meaning), took the ski lift up to 九合目, the 9th section and walked...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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