Gourd Cherry Blossom (Hyotan Zakura)

Gourd Cherry Blossom is one of the best places to travel in Niyodogawa, Kochi Prefecture, Japan. Here're guides for map, how to get there, spots nearby, attractions and photos of Gourd Cherry Blossom posted by Japanese travelers in the know.[last modified: ]


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!◎Accessible by only car. If you don't drive, it's nice to join in the tour.