Best Weeping Cherry Blossoms Spots In Japan

Here're best Weeping Cherry Blossoms Spots in Japan. We released a ranking of reviews about Weeping Cherry Blossoms Spots posted by travel influencers who have actually been to Japan.

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1

Yuka-no Sato

2 Review

Address:Orono Kamiyama-cho, Myozai-gun, Tokushima

You can see the numberless weeping cherry blossoms and forsythia at the same time in Yuka-no Sato. Seen over the back of Kannon statue, the scenery may make you want to pray somehow.

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Address:298-1 Sugitani Higashi Yoshino-mura, Yoshino-gun, Nara

Access:30 min by car, from Haibara Station

As many as 1,000 weeping cherry trees are in bloom at Mt. Takami in Higashiyoshino, Nara. A minibus will take you to the top of the mountain. If you take a breathless climb up the long stairs to the observatory at the top, you will see a magnificent weeping cherry tree in front of you. The opening period is from the beginning of April to the end of April. It is a spectacular cherry blossom viewing spot worth seeing.

3

Address:Kiyomizu Sannenzaka Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:20 min by bus from Kyoto Station to Higashiyama Yasui, then 5 min walk. 15 min walk from Keihan Kiyomizu Gojo. 15 min by taxi from Kyoto Station.

In late March, I went to San'nen Zaka, a famous tourist spot, to see a weeping cherry tree whose blossoms were at their best to see. The blossoms seen from the slope is very impressive, and photographers come constantly even in the midnight. This is a very crowded place, so please have good manners.

4

Toji Temple

13 Review

Address:1 Kujyo-cho Minami-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:15 min walk from Kyoto Station, or 10 min walk from Toji Station. By bus, 10 min from Kyoto Station to Toji-mae.

Tel:075-691-3325

Hours:5:00-17:00

You can go to Toji Temple from the Kyoto station on foot. The fivefold pagoda is highest in Japan and a popular sightseeing spot in Kyoto. Moreover, you can see a Shidare Zakura, a weeping cherry tree in spring. Illuminated cherry blossoms at night are very fantastic.

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Address:526 Shimo-Kawaramachi Kodaiji Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:15 min walk from Keihan Gion Shijo Station. 20 min by bus from Kyoto Station to Higashiyama Yasui, then 7 min walk. By car or taxi, 15 min from Kyoto Station.

Tel:075-561-9966

Hours:9:00-17:30

Beautiful weeping cherry tree (Shidare Zakura) standing on the white sands of Hojo Garden of Kodai-ji Temple. We can see the beauty of Japan and tasteful atmosphere of Kyoto. The admission fee is 600 yen. It would be illuminated in that season.

6

Address:Sakurakubo, Taki, Miharu-machi, Tamura-gun, Fukushima

Access:By car, 15min from Miharu IC, 15min from Miharu Station

Miharu Takizakura will be in full-bloom soon. If you want to see it in daytime, it's better to go early morning, because of an enormous traffic jam. I like to see the lighted cherry blossom after my work. The powerful branches lighted in the darkness are really wonderful!

7

Address:145 Obayashi Higashiniidono, Nihommatsu-shi, Fukushima

I introduce 'a weeping cherry tree in the battle site' in Fukushima, a Mecca of cherry trees standing alone. In this area, Miharu-taki cherry is famous though, its grandchild is this weeping cherry. I want you to visit here after seeing Miharu-taki cherry. Here's said to be a battle site of the old sanurais.

8

Address:459-1 Anodaichi Kamiyama-cho, Myozai-gun, Tokushima

Kamiyama-cho in Tokushima aims to become a No.1 town of weeping cherry blossom in Japan. Among many other places, here is the largest spot within Tokushima. Especially, cherry trees beside the staircase welcome the visitors dynamically.◎Best season: during April

9

Heiankyo

1 Review

Address:24-1 Saga Hirosawaike Shita-cho Ukyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

During the period of opening to the public, anyone can enter for free. But it's a little known, so you can view the cherry blossoms leisurely. The well kept garden is refreshing, and lighten up weeping cherry blossom trees are worth seeing!◎A religious facility of Sekai Kyusai Kyo. It's open to public in the season of cherry blossom, fresh greens and fall foliage. You can enter for free and receive a treat of green tea. They notice the open date in HP.

10

Address:Orono Kamiyama-cho, Myozai-gun, Tokushima

Kamiyama-cho, Tokushima, aims to become the most beautiful town of weeping cherry blossoms in Japan. Weeping cherry trees and canola flowers are planted mainly National Route 438 and all over the town, and they are so photogenic! It's no problem to say here as No.1 in Japan.◎Season: the beginning of April. Access: by car. There're many view spots all over the town. In the period of full bloom, so many people visit here that the routes will get choked with traffic.

11

Address:56 Shimobun Toji Kamiyama-cho, Myozai-gun, Tokushima

Kamiyama-cho aims to become a town of the most beautiful weeping cherry trees in Japan. Among the many trees in this town, theses two weeping cherry trees at Myo-ou ji Temple are special. They're so big that they come out over the road, and like a beautiful curtain of cherry blossom.◎Season: from the end of March to the beginning of April. Access: by car, and parking lots are available.

12

Address:385 Chuda Joban Nishigo-machi, Iwaki-shi, Fukushima

Access:10min by car from Iwaki Yumoto IC. By bus, 15min from JR Yumoto Station of Joban Line to Nishigo, then walk 15min.

Because there're no ropes or anything to restrain people's entry, you can look up the cherry blossoms just under the tree.

13

Address:1518 Nishibun Ayagawa-cho, Ayauta-gun, Kagawa

Access:By car, 22min from Takamatsu Airport, 25min from Takamatsu Nishi (West) IC.

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.◎There's an extra parking area about 300 meters before the tree in its best season, the end of March to the beginning of April. Access: By car, go along the National Route 32 or 377, and enter the prefectural route 17 to southward, then you can find the sign board. Google Map says it as 'Nishibun's Shidare Zakura'.

14

Address:1 Shimoshirogane-cho, Hirosaki-shi, Aomori

Access:By car, 10min from Hirosaki Station, 25 min from Owani Hirosaki IC. By bus, 15 min from Hirosaki Station, get off at 'Shiyakusho-mae (City Hall), then walk 4 min.

This is a castle of Tsugaru Family of Hirosaki Clan, and it's well-known as the most beautiful cherry blossom place. It's also one of the 100 best castles in Japan, one of the 12 existent dungeons in Japan, and only existent dungeon in Tohoku Region. Hirosaki Sakura Matsuri Festival opens from 4/21-5/6 in 2018! ◎In 492 thousand square meters Hirosaki Park, there're about 2600 trees and 52 kinds of cherry blossom, such as weeping one, and double petaled one. During the festival, they light up the trees!

15

Address:Kakunodate-machi, Semboku-shi, Akita

Kakunodate Samurai Residential Area is famous as a great spot of weeping cherry blossoms in spring. And, actually, some of them have great fall foliage hanging out of the house such as Onoda House in autumn. What's more, they are illuminated in spring and autumn!◎Access: 20 min walk from Kakunodate Station of Akita Shinkansen. Parking lot is available.

16

Address:1-8-5 Asuwa, Fukui-shi, Fukui

Access:5 min by bus from JR Fukui Station to Kubo-cho

A spring event in Fukui Prefecture, there're 140 lumps of Japanese candle on Atado-zaka and slopes beside. The stone steps are lit up and become visionary. At Asuwa Shrine on the top of the steps, 370 years cherry blossom tree are beautifully lit up!◎Event date in 2018: 3/31-4/15. Illumination time: 18:30-21:30

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Address:473 Maruyama-cho, Higashiyama, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:8 min walk from Gion Shijo Station. 20 min by bus from Kyoto Station to Gion.

The weeping cherry blossom at Maruyama Park is now at its best. There're many people and tourists enjoying Hanami day and night. What's more, many food stands make Hanami more enjoyable here.

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Kansai

Address:298-1 Sugitani Higashi Yoshino-mura, Yoshino-gun, Nara

Access:30 min by car, from Haibara Station

As many as 1,000 weeping cherry trees are in bloom at Mt. Takami in Higashiyoshino, Nara. A minibus will take you to the top of the mountain. If you take a breathless climb up the long stairs to the observatory at the top, you will see a magnificent weeping cherry tree in front of you. The opening period is from the beginning of April to the end of April. It is a spectacular cherry blossom viewing spot worth seeing.

Shikoku

Yuka-no Sato

2 Review

Address:Orono Kamiyama-cho, Myozai-gun, Tokushima

You can see the numberless weeping cherry blossoms and forsythia at the same time in Yuka-no Sato. Seen over the back of Kannon statue, the scenery may make you want to pray somehow.

Hokkaido・Tohoku

Address:Sakurakubo, Taki, Miharu-machi, Tamura-gun, Fukushima

Access:By car, 15min from Miharu IC, 15min from Miharu Station

Miharu Takizakura will be in full-bloom soon. If you want to see it in daytime, it's better to go early morning, because of an enormous traffic jam. I like to see the lighted cherry blossom after my work. The powerful branches lighted in the darkness are really wonderful!

Hokuriku

Address:1-8-5 Asuwa, Fukui-shi, Fukui

Access:5 min by bus from JR Fukui Station to Kubo-cho

A spring event in Fukui Prefecture, there're 140 lumps of Japanese candle on Atado-zaka and slopes beside. The stone steps are lit up and become visionary. At Asuwa Shrine on the top of the steps, 370 years cherry blossom tree are beautifully lit up!◎Event date in 2018: 3/31-4/15. Illumination time: 18:30-21:30

Kansai

Takami-no Sato

4 Reviews

As many as 1,000 weeping cherry trees are in bloom at Mt. Takami in Higashiyoshino, Nara. A minibus will take you to the top of the mountain. If you take a breathless climb up the long stairs to the observatory at the top, you will see a magnificent weeping cherry tree in front of you. The opening period is from the beginning of April to the end of April. It is a spectacular cherry blossom viewing spot worth seeing.

Sannenzaka Street

3 Reviews

In late March, I went to San'nen Zaka, a famous tourist spot, to see a weeping cherry tree whose blossoms were at their best to see. The blossoms seen from the slope is very impressive, and photographers come constantly even in the midnight. This is a very crowded place, so please have good manners.

Shikoku

Yuka-no Sato

2 Reviews

You can see the numberless weeping cherry blossoms and forsythia at the same time in Yuka-no Sato. Seen over the back of Kannon statue, the scenery may make you want to pray somehow.

Horike's Weeping Cherry Blossom

1 Reviews

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.◎There's an extra parking area about 300 meters before the tree in its best season, the end of March to the beginning of April. Access: By car, go along the National Route 32 or 377, and enter the prefectural route 17 to southward, then you can find the sign board. Google Map says it as 'Nishibun's Shidare Zakura'.

IL ROSE Forest (Kamiyama Forest Park)

1 Reviews

Kamiyama-cho in Tokushima aims to become a No.1 town of weeping cherry blossom in Japan. Among many other places, here is the largest spot within Tokushima. Especially, cherry trees beside the staircase welcome the visitors dynamically.◎Best season: during April

Hokkaido・Tohoku

Miharu Takizakura (Cherry Blossom Tree)

6 Reviews

Miharu Takizakura will be in full-bloom soon. If you want to see it in daytime, it's better to go early morning, because of an enormous traffic jam. I like to see the lighted cherry blossom after my work. The powerful branches lighted in the darkness are really wonderful!

Drooping Cherry-Tree at Kassenba

1 Reviews

I introduce 'a weeping cherry tree in the battle site' in Fukushima, a Mecca of cherry trees standing alone. In this area, Miharu-taki cherry is famous though, its grandchild is this weeping cherry. I want you to visit here after seeing Miharu-taki cherry. Here's said to be a battle site of the old sanurais.

Nomanji Temple

2 Reviews

Because there're no ropes or anything to restrain people's entry, you can look up the cherry blossoms just under the tree.

Hokuriku

Atado-zaka Slope

1 Reviews

A spring event in Fukui Prefecture, there're 140 lumps of Japanese candle on Atado-zaka and slopes beside. The stone steps are lit up and become visionary. At Asuwa Shrine on the top of the steps, 370 years cherry blossom tree are beautifully lit up!◎Event date in 2018: 3/31-4/15. Illumination time: 18:30-21:30

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