About this sight
This park rests on Mt. Mikamo, which stands over the city of Sanocand Iwafune. The forest floor is covered with dogtooth violet and during spring, the cherry blossoms attract many visitors. There are many well maintained hiking trails along with a paved road for cars and cyclists. The park also has a playground facility for children, a flower garden, and the ruins of a castle which guests can see Mt. Fuji from on a clear day.
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