Place famous for cherry blossoms Spots in Ibaraki Area

  • Tsukuba Norinkenkyudanchi Sakura-dori Street
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    Ibaraki Tsukuba-shi Kannondai 2-chome3-chome
    A street in Kannondai, Tsukuba City. It's located in the Tsukuba Agricultural and Forestry Research Complex, which is used for the study and advancement of agriculture. It is famous for cherry blossom viewing, with about 500 cherry trees including Yoshino cherries and double-flowered cherries. Visitors enjoy the contrast in color with the adjacent rapeflowerfields.

    つくばで一番の桜の名所で、毎年 観に行っています。道の両側からみごとな枝ぶりの桜が楽しめます。夜もおすすめです。

  • Isobe Sakuragawa Park
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    Ibaraki Pref. Sakuragawashi Isobe 740-2
    "A renowned destination for cherry blossom viewing which is also famously known as the setting of Zeami's Noh song ""Sakuragawa."" Some 30 varieties of cherry trees come into beautiful bloom on the park's grounds in spring, including many rare varieties, and the park has been designated a National Natural Monument."
  • Manabe Cherry Trees
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    Ibaraki Pref. Tsuchiurashi Manabe 4-3
    These commemorative cherry trees were planted when Manabe Elementary School was dismantled and moved. They are 100 years old, and they have been designated a Natural Monument by the prefecture and each year in spring they come into spectacular bloom.
  • Hojo Oike Pond
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    Ibaraki Tsukuba-shi Hojo
    This pond is located inside Tsukuba City Oike Park. In the spring, the cherry trees planted around the pond bloom, making it a well-known spot for viewing cherry blossoms. Visitors can enjoy the beautiful scene created by the combination of Mt. Tsukuba looming in the background, the rows of blooming cherry trees, and the blossoms reflected on the surface of the pond.
  • Sanuma Koiki Park Cherry Blossom Gardens
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    Ibaraki Shimotsuma-shi Shimotsumahei 175
    This is one of the areas of the Sanuma Koiki Park, in Shimotsuma, Shimotsuma City. In addition to being a famous cherry blossom viewing spot where 350 trees of around 50 types have been planted, it is also home to the Iris Garden, which is at its best from late May to mid-June, and the Sanuma-an, which is a multipurpose training hall with a Japanese garden. It is also connected to the opposite side of Samuma agricultural irrigation pond by the longest bridge, the Sanuma Ohashi Bridge, which is a Y-shaped bridge with a total length of 395 meters.
  • Sotoono Shidare-zakura Cherry Blossom Tree
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    Ibaraki Kuji-gun Daigomachi Sotoono 1312
    A 300-plus year-old weeping cherry tree in Sotoono, Daigo City, Kuji County. It's said the tree was hand-planted by Tokugawa Mitsukuni, the second lord of the Mito domain. It has been designated as a Prefectural Natural Monument. The Sotoono Shidarezakura Festival is held when the tree is in bloom, along with a variety of events.
  • Shiroato Historical Park
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    Ibaraki Yuki-shi Yuki 2486-1
    This park is located in Yuki, Yuki City. The entire area surrounding the Yuki Castle ruins is maintained as a historical park. In the spring, it is famous as a cherry blossom viewing spot where the Yoshino cherry trees planted throughout the park, and the Yuki Sakura festival, which attracts large crowds is also held here.
  • Odo no Sakura
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    Ibaraki Higashiibaraki-gun Ibarakimachi Odo 1539
    A cherry tree in Odo, Ibaraki Town, Higashiibaraki County. With a circumference of seven meters and a height of 15 meters, the tree has been designated as a National Natural Monument. It's over 500 years old. It is said that Tokugawa Mitsukuni – the second lord of the Mito Domain – was fond of it. It usually blooms around mid-April when many sightseers visit.
  • Heiwa-dori Street
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    Ibaraki Hitachi-shi Heiwacho
    A stretch of Prefectural Route 293 running from Hitachi Station to National Route 6. It's a well-known cherry blossom spot with about 120 Yoshino cherry trees planted along a kilometer of the road. It's been selected as one of Japan's top 100 cherry blossom viewing sites. The Hitachi Cherry Blossom Festival is held there every April, when they illuminate the trees at night, hold events, and more.
  • Hanyain Temple Weeping Cherry Tree
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    Ibaraki Ryugasaki-shi Nemachi 3341
    A cherry tree on the precincts of Hannyain Temple in Ne-machi, Ryugasaki City. The Edo-higanzakura weeping cherry is about 10-meters high, about five-meters in circumference, and is about 400 years old. It's been designated a Prefectural Natural Monument. Many sightseers visit in the spring.
  • Kamine Park
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    Ibaraki Hitachi-shi Miyatacho 5-2-22

    We have taken our kids to Kamine Park many times. It has a zoo, an amusement park and also a free park area with sakura trees. The zoo is very reasonable and has been improved recently. Its still a...

  • Tsutsujigaoka
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    Ibaraki Tsukuba-shi Tsukuba 1
  • Manabe no Sakura
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    Ibaraki Tsuchiura-shi Manabe 4-chome 3-1
  • Tsukuba Norinkenkyudanchi
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    Ibaraki Pref. Tsukubashi Kannondai 2
  • Kamine Park‧Heiwa Dori
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    Ibaraki Hitachi-shi Miyatacho 5-chome

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Just a stone’s throw from Tokyo, Ibaraki is a coastal prefecture that has mastered juxtapositions, where old shrines meet new scientific discoveries and traditional gardens are frequented by the inventors of some of the newest technology. Head to Mito City's Kairakuen - one of Japan's Three Great Gardens - in spring to experience the cellestial blooming of fantastic cherry blossoms at the annual sakura festival.

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