As a place for long-term residency, Omura-shi has much to offer with its bountiful natural spaces and colorful cultural history. In fact, there are several parks in Omura which are well-known throughout Japan, one of the more notable ones include the enchanting Omura Park. Regarded as one of Japan’s great Hanami (flower-viewing) spots, Omura Park has 2000 unique Omura-zakura trees scattered around. As visitors admire the remains of the historical Kushima castle or samurai lodge in springtime, they are also surrounded by the sight and smells of perfect cherry blossom blooms.
People moving to Omura-shi will enjoy learning more about the city’s traditions and history that is often linked to wartime practices. From dances like “Kuromaru Odori” to local cuisine such as the famous Omura-zushi, there is always something to find out about Omura city. Well-loved by foodies, Omura is a town that is packed with great places to visit, and filled with hole-in-the-wall shops and friendly restaurant owners that sell delicious local fruits and make unique cuisine with fresh produce!
So whenever possible, take some time out of your busy schedule and use the accessibility provided by Village House’s rental apartments to travel around Omura city for a fun-filled adventure. To learn about the culture in Omura and other parts of Japan,browse our blogs for more helpful information!