Shiroyama Park

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Shiroyama Park (城山公園, Shiroyama Kōen) is a public park located in Takayama, Gifu Prefecture, Japan. In 1873, the park was established in the mountainous area around the ruins of Takayama Castle.[1] The park's name means "castle mountain."


The park covers an area of 24.3 hectares (60 acres). It has over 1,000 Yoshino cherry trees and is popular in the spring time when they are in bloom.


  1. ^ Shiroyama Park. (in Japanese) City of Takayama. Accessed November 24, 2010.

Coordinates: 36°8′13.2″N 137°15′49.8″E / 36.137000°N 137.263833°E / 36.137000; 137.263833