Best Cherry Blossom Spots In Kagawa Prefecture

Here're best places to see cherry blossoms in Kagawa Prefecture. In Japan, the cherry blossom season would start around late March and they bloom till mid April. People enjoy outdoor party 'hanami' and festivals. Then, such as Mt. Shiude and Kimbuchi Forest Park, we selected the most attractive spots from 'special places to travel in Japan' that were posted in City's Pride by travelers and the locals who have actually been to Kagawa.

20 Best Cherry Blossom Spots In Kagawa Prefecture

1Ritsurin Garden

Picturesque Night Cherry Blossoms Of Three Michelin-starred Garden You Should See Once

Michelin Grreen Guide Japan gives 3-star to Ritsurin Garden. You should visit the cherry blossom illumination event in spring. Though there're not many trees, picturesque night cherry blossoms are proud of its impressive beauty scenery.

2Mt. Shiude

Fascinating Spring Scenery Of Cherry Blossoms & Sea Of Setouchi

Mt.Shiude is a popular spot for the whole view of Setouchi. In spring, it gets crowded most in a year. Along the slopes of the mountain, numberless cherry trees are in full bloom proudly. And with the panorama of Setouchi, I want to burn the scenery into my eyes!

3Kotohira-gu (Kompira-san)

Cherry Blossoms In Kotohira-gu Shrine Famous For Its So Long 785 Steps

Kotohira-gu Shrine has a nickname 'Kompira-san' and it's famous for the long approach with as may as 785 steps. And in spring, the cherry blossoms decorates the precinct beautifully. Let's walk up the long steps under this beautiful scenery!

4Tagawa Dam Park

A Beautiful Dam Surrounded With Cherry Blossoms

Togawa Dam Park is selected as one of the 100 best scenery in Kagawa Prefecture. In spring, the cherry blossoms make a stunning view of pink forest. And the esplanades are equipped, you can walk under the cherry blossom tunnel!

5Asahiyama Shinrin Park

A Picturesque Row of 2000 Cherry Trees

2000 cherry trees are the largest scale in Shikoku. They are planted to spread over the bridge and the roads, and from the observatory you can see the sea and mountains making a beautiful contrast. Here is the best spot of cherry blossom trees designed on purpose to be a picturesque scenery.

6Shikanoi Desui

Not To Be Outdone By Famous Spots! A Small But Great Cherry Blossom Spot

A small stream with esplanades located at a quiet residential area. In spring, it becomes a great hanami (cherry blossom viewing) spot combining cherry blossom tunnel, flower raft (floating fallen petals on the water are called like this), reflections, and even carp. There're everything that fascinate the fans of cherry blossom!

7Marugame Castle

Cherry Blossoms At Marugame Castle Famous For The Highest Stone Walls In Japan

Marugame Castle is famous for the highest and beautiful stone walls. And it's also known as a cherry blossom viewing spot whose castle tower is surrounded with pink blossoms. Many people come to enjoy hanami party. Don't miss the outlook over the sea!

8Minato River

As Long As 350 Meters Avenue Of Kawazu Cherry Blossom In Full Bloom

Along the Minato River in Higashi Kagawa City, you can see as long as 350 meters row of Kawazu cherry blossom trees. The world of deep pink that make you feel spring earlier than other cherry blossoms, is must-visit!

9Kimbuchi Forest Park

10Kagawa Prefectural Kikaku Park

A Cherry Blossom Cloister Floating On The Shrine Pond

A beautiful scenery seen closely or from a distance. Usa Shrine is in front of the pond, the row of the cherry blossom trees 'someiyoshino' makes me feel thankful, somehow.

11Kamata Pond Park

Let's Go For A Spring Walk! A Pond Encircled With Cherry Blossoms

Kamata-ike Pond is known as a great cherry blossom spot. The pond is just good for a walk, and many cherry trees encircle the bank. There's a cherry blossom tunnel near a school at the shore!

12Tokiwa Park

Cherry Blossom Viewing Spot Commanding Seto Great Bridge & Sanuki Fuji Mountain

Tokiwa Park is popular as a scenic spot with an observatory commanding Seto Great Bridge and beautiful mountain called Sanuki Fuji. In spring, it's known as a nice hanami (cherry blossom viewing) spot. You can enjoy cherry blossoms with these refreshing scenery!

13Ryuo Park

Beautiful Cherry Blossom Passage Lined With Stone Lanterns

Ryuo Park located in Ryuman Pond is well-known as a cherry blossom viewing spot. Lined with stone lanterns, a passage with cherry blossom tunnel is like floating on the pond. You can see very beautiful scenery that you can't expect from outside the pond.

14Kotohiki Park

Cherry Blossoms All Over The Large Park With Beautiful Nature

As a national scenic place, Kotohiki Park has beautiful nature such as sea, mountains and pinewoods. And this park is selected as one of the 100 best cherry blossom spots in Japan. In spring, you can see so beautiful and picturesque cherry blossoms here. Many people enjoy hanami.

15Honenji Temple

A Beautiful Five-Storied Pagoda Colored With Cherry Blossoms

Honenji Temple is a family temple of Matsudaira, a general of old Takamatsu Clan. The scenery of cherry blossoms coloring the precinct with a five-storied pagoda, is wonderful. Especially, you can see its most beautiful view from the opposite bank of the pond!

17Horike's Weeping Cherry Blossom

Fascinated By The Gallant Figure! Horike's Weeping Cheery Blossom Tree Standing Alone At Countryside

It's Edohigan cherry blossom tree planted here in 1975, and called 'Horike's Weeping Cherry Blossom' because of its family name. In the calm countryside, the tree has breathtaking beauty. I was completely fascinated by the gallant figure of freely weeping branches from wherever I looked up.

18Iwaseo Hachiman Shrine

Cherry Blossoms Reflecting In The Water

Though many places of beautiful cherry blossoms, reflecting one is also nice.

19Toryo Park

Good Place For Hanami With Your Families! A Scenic Park Of Cherry Blossoms

Toryo Park is a famous for the 1500 cherry blossom trees. It commands also the Seto Inland Sea, and has enough spaces to open picnic blankets and eat lunch anywhere. You can have a nice hanami with your families here.

20Tamamo Park

Night Free Access to Illuminated ' Sakura no baba' of Takamastu Castle

A famous sight of cherry blossoms 'Sakura no baba' is opened for free during the flowering season of double petaled and weeping cherries. People can spread mats on a lawn space and do 'hanami' a cherry blossom viewing freely, the locals often come here.

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