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Sakura City Museum of Art

The former Kawasaki Bank Sakura Branch building is a cultural asset designated by chiba as the entrance hall to the museum.This art museum is intened mainly for the artist of Sakura and Chiba Boso Peninsula Area.
http://www.city.sakura.lg.jp/museum/

Getting There

Get off at Keisei Sakura Station, and 8 minutes on foot.

Sakura Castle Park [Sakura Joshi Koen]

This beautiful park, covered with rich green, extends amid the ruins of Sakura Castle since the Edo era. Strolling the park, you will find the Uba-ga-ike Lake, a tea-ceremony house, and the remains of the ancient castle moat which is now dry but gives you vestiges of its former splendor.

Getting There

Get off at JR or Keisei Sakura Station, and 20 minutes on foot.

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National Museum of Japanese History

Located on the corner of Sakura Castle Park, this historical museum of grand scale presents a unique attraction each season. Exhibits on Japanese history and folk world - from ancient times to the modern era - are displayed. In addition to actual materials, reproduction dioramas, touch-style liquid crystal panels, and other devices help to showcase the exhibits in an interesting and simple manner.
http://www.rekihaku.ac.jp/

Getting There

Get off at Keisei Sakura Station, and 15 minutes on foot.

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Sakura Furusato Square
[Sakura Furusato Hiroba]

Located in this square is a Dutch windmill, a symbol of goodwill between the Netherlands and Japan, which is a Dutch drainage type made in the Netherlands and the first built in Japan. The Tulip Festival is celebrated in April every year in this square.

Getting There

Get off at Keisei Usui Station, and 30 minutes on foot.

Sakura Tulip Festival
From early to late in April (Sakura Furusato Square)

In the Sakura Furusato Square by the Inba Swamp, more than 400,000 tulips bloom around the Netherlands’s windmill.

Contact : Sakura Tourism Association TEL.043-486-6000

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Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art

This museum is known for its rich collection of art by world noted artists such as Rembrandt, Renoir, Monet, and Chagall. There are works by 20th century masters such as Picasso and Braque, as well as masters of Japanese arts such as Korin Ogata. The museum also has a noteworthy collection of modern art.
http://www.dic.co.jp/museum/

Getting There

20 minutes by free bus from JR Sakura Station. 30 minutes by free bus from Keisei Sakura Station.

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Old Samurai Houses of Sakura

In the Edo period there were many samurai houses along the Bukeyashiki Street, a historical area where three restored samurai houses are located and open to the public. A visit to these houses makes you reminiscent of the old castle town of Sakura of the Edo days, telling you about the way of life of the samurai.

Getting There

Get off at JR Sakura Station, and 10 minutes on foot. Get off at Keisei Sakura Station, and 20 minutes on foot.

Sakura Jidai Festival
Early in May (In and around Shinmachi, Sakura)

People disguised as armored warriors and princesses march in procession along the streets of the castle town. Drum performance and ladder-top stunts are conducted as well.

Contact : Sakura Jidai Festival Executive Committee TEL.043-486-2331

Sakura Autumn Festival
Three days in the middle of October (In and Around Shinmachi, Sakura)

Against the background of the musical accompaniment of flutes and drums, festival cars of respective blocks of the town compete with each other.

Contact : Sakura Tourism Association TEL.043-486-6000

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