Hidden in a bursting bed of cherry blossoms is the place of worship, Hakusankannon (白山観音). Capture the roof of the shrine as it peaks out from the vegetation and creates an appealing contrast of nature and architecture.
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How to get there
N35° 49' 46.7976"E138° 03' 42.2028"
This image of the cherry blossoms and Hakusankannon (白山観音) was taken on the road leading up to the shrine.
The best way to get there is by car. You can take Prefectural Road 209 from the west or Prefectural Road 152 from the location. Takatomachi Bunkataiikukan Parking Lot and Takatojoshi Koen Dai 20 Parking Lot are both close to the location. If you park at Takatojoshi Koen Dai 20 Parking Lot, you will need to cross Hakusan Bridge.
There will be a small sign from the main road after Hakusan Bridge that will lead to Goroyama (Mt. Goro). From there, you'll walk about 1300 feet (400 meters/30 minutes) to get to this viewpoint. While you're walking, reference the GPS and make sure to wear comfortable shoes.
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