The ‘73rd Matsumae Sakura (cherry blossom) Festival’ began on April 24 at the Matsumae Park venue in the southern Hokkaido town of Matsumae, where the cherry blossoms bloomed earlier than any time ...
Cape Shirakami in Matsumae Town at the southernmost tip of Hokkaido is known as a migration route for birds. Currently, flocks of brown-eared bulbul birds are flying along that route towards Aomori Prefecture's Tappizaki (cape) on the other side of the Tsugaru Strait to spend the winter there.
Aug. 7, 2020
Hydrangeas, a yearly summertime sight, are in full bloom at Matsumae Park in southern Hokkaido.