By Global Travel Worldwide
Japan is famous for its beautiful cherry blossoms, and there are many stunning locations to enjoy this natural spectacle. We have a range of tours with leading travel operators that help you get the best out of a trip to Japan for this stunning event.
Here are some of the best places to see cherry blossoms in Japan:
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Tokyo: Ueno Park and Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden in Tokyo are popular spots for cherry blossom viewing. Ueno Park hosts thousands of cherry trees, creating a vibrant pink canopy during the peak bloom.
Kyoto: The Philosopher’s Path in Kyoto is a scenic walkway lined with hundreds of cherry trees, making it an idyllic spot for cherry blossom viewing. Maruyama Park and Arashiyama Bamboo Grove are also renowned for their cherry blossoms.
Osaka: Osaka Castle Park is a picturesque location with over 4,000 cherry trees surrounding the historic Osaka Castle. The park hosts various events during cherry blossom season.
Nara: Nara Park, known for its friendly deer population, is another great place to see cherry blossoms. Yoshino-yama in Nara is famous for its extensive cherry tree groves, offering breathtaking views.
Hiroshima: Miyajima Island near Hiroshima is renowned for its Itsukushima Shrine and stunning cherry blossoms. The contrast of the blossoms against the backdrop of the iconic “floating” torii gate is a sight to behold.
Kanazawa: Kenrokuen Garden in Kanazawa is considered one of Japan’s most beautiful gardens and features cherry trees alongside tranquil ponds and meticulously landscaped grounds.
Himeji: Himeji Castle in Himeji is an impressive UNESCO World Heritage Site surrounded by cherry trees. The combination of the castle’s white walls and the delicate pink blossoms creates a captivating scene.
Please note that cherry blossom viewing times vary each year depending on weather conditions, and the peak bloom usually occurs in late March to early April in most regions of Japan.
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