Discover Yoshino

Yoshino in Nara is a quaint, small village, famous for its yearly cherry blossoms.  The village also feautures some world-class temples and a ropeway that will lead you to some unique viewpoints of the village and its cherry blossoms.

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Getting around in Yoshino

The easiest way around Yoshino is on foot, since the major sights and attractions are within walking distance from each other. 

Getting to Yoshino

How long to stay in Yoshino

We recommend staying here between one and two days.
 

Hotels in Yoshino

Flights to Yoshino

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Day trips from Yoshino

Do you like pristine nature? Then visit the Akame waterfalls in the middle of Muro Akame Aoyama National Park. You will find many gorgeous waterfalls to explore. Swim in the lagoons ...

Travel time:

Distance, km: 29.83

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Koyasan is one of the most important religious places in Japan as it was the birthplace of Shingon Buddhism. You can spend the night at one of the temples and ...

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Distance, km: 30.27

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Less then an hour from Kyoto, you will find the historical city of Nara. When you arrive at the station you will almost immediately be greeted by the many deer ...

Travel time:

Distance, km: 35.04

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Most attractions in Ikoma center around Mount Ikoma. Start your journey by taking the cable-car up the mountain or opt to hike up. In the latter case, make sure to ...

Travel time:

Distance, km: 39.16

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Osaka is one of the biggest metropolises in the world and the second largest city in Japan. A perfect place to do some quality shopping as eery street has something ...

Travel time:

Distance, km: 47.12

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For everyone interested in learning more about ninja's, Iga is the place to go. Home to the Iga-ryu ninja tradition, one of the two most well known ninja traditions in ...

Travel time:

Distance, km: 50.77

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Kumano city is a coastal city, near the spiritual heart of Japan, perfect for those looking for a lesser-known getaway near the ocean. 

Travel time:

Distance, km: 57.99

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Uji has a vast array of ancient and religious temples worth visiting as well beautiful parks, local shopping streets and even a water park for you to cool off in. 

Travel time:

Distance, km: 58.10

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Kawayu Onsen, located right next to the Kumano River, is the ideal place those who enjoy hot springs, for Kawayu Onsen has them in abundance. Not only that, the village ...

Travel time:

Distance, km: 59.97

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Just a little outside Kyoto city, you will find Oyamazaki. Often overlooked because of its proximity to Kyoto, it offers several interesting sights and museums. 
 

Travel time:

Distance, km: 60.90

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