The gorge sandwiched between Mt. Koba and Mt. Hikasa, where the ruins of the castle that was once the base of Bingo remain, is now popular as a cherry blossom viewing spot.

Kannabe Castle is said to have been built around 1335 by Asayama Jirozaemonjo Kagetsura, who was appointed as Bingo Shugoshoku (military governor of Bingo Province) on Mt. Since then, it existed as a base of Bingo for 300 years, but Katsunari Mizuno, the head of the Tokugawa family, built Fukuyama Castle to govern Bingo, and entered Fukuyama Castle in 1622. it was done. Today, the area of the gorge surrounded by two mountains, Mt. Koba and Mt. Hikasa, has become Yoshinoyama Park and is a place of relaxation for the townspeople as a famous cherry blossom viewing spot.


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Kawakita, Kannabe-cho, Fukuyama City, Hiroshima Prefecture
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Kawakita, Kannabe-cho, Fukuyama City, Hiroshima Prefecture

By car About 15 minutes from Fukuyama Higashi IC on the Sanyo Expressway About 7 minutes by taxi from JR Fukuen Line "Kannabe Station" or about 20 minutes on foot from Ikasa Bus Ibarayukijinko-mae bus stop

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