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."

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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.

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  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