Best Cherry Blossom Spots In Kochi Prefecture

Here're best places to see cherry blossoms in Kochi Prefecture. We selected the top ones from 'special places to travel in Japan' posted in City's Pride by travelers and the locals who have actually been to Kochi, and released the ranking for best cherry blossom places, such as Kagamino Park and Gourd Cherry Blossom (Hyotan Zakura).

6 Best Cherry Blossom Spots In Kochi Prefecture

1Kagamino Park

100 Best Cherry Blossom Places In Japan! Pink Tunnel As Long As 200 Meters

Kagamino Park is selected as one of the 100 best cherry blossom places in Japan. Its highlight is a beautiful pink tunnel as long as 200 meters with cherry blossom trees standing both sides of the road. You can't see such a beautiful single road anywhere else.

2Kochi University of Technology

A University Campus With So Beautiful Cherry Blossoms

Adjoining to Kagamino Park as one of the 100 best cherry blossom places in Japan, a campus of Kochi University of Technology has also the beautiful scenery of cherry blossoms. Even a couple take wedding photos here!

3Gourd Cherry Blossom (Hyotan Zakura)

500 Years Old Tree! The Beauty Of 'Gourd Cherry Blossom' Watching The Town

The old Edohigan Zakura at Niyodogawa town is called 'Gourd (Hyotan) Cherry Blossom'. It's named because the bud looks like gourd. I wander this cherry tree has watched this town for as long as 500 years… It was a great scenery of such cherry blossom and town!

4Kochi Castle

The Cherry Blossoms Decorating Kochi Castle As One Of The 100 Best Castles In Japan

In spring, Kochi Castle is a popular place to see the cherry blossoms in this prefecture, and many people come and enjoy hanami (cherry blossom viewing). Kochi Castle, one of the 100 best castles in Japan, is decorated by cherry blossoms, and becomes more beautiful than that in other seasons.

5Horikawa River

Cherry Blossom Trees Standing Both Banks Of Horikawa River

This is a popular 'hanami' spot where the cherry blossoms color the both banks of Horikawa River. Though the trees are surrounded with some buildings, the beautiful scenery of full-bloom at both sides is really worth seeing!

6Godaisan Park

Cherry Blossoms & Panorama Of Kochi City From Godaisan Observatory

Godaisan Park, located at an altitude of 140 meters, has a scenic observatory commanding the panorama of Kochi City. And in spring, it's popular as a beautiful place to see cherry blossom. You can enjoy seeing both of the city view and cherry blossoms at the same time.