Place famous for cherry blossoms Spots in Shizuoka Area

  • Sumpu Castle Park
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    Shizuoka prefecture Shizuoka-shi Aoi-ku Sumpu Castle Park 1
    Located near the site of Sumpu Castle, this park in Aoi Ward, Shizuoka City is currently well-known for its flowers. The park features a tea house, a grass square, and the Momijiyama Garden, notable for the autumn foliage of its trees. The park's Chinshoen garden features a statue of shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu in his later years, as well as a mandarin orange tree said to have been planted by Ieyasu himself. Visitors to the park can enjoy cherry blossoms in the spring, red spider lily in the fall, and winter sweet and flowering plums in the winter.

    This Castle was very important at one time, but as many of these castles the disappear not to be rebuilt. two of the guard turrets exist and are fantastic to photography lit up at night in a...

  • Fuji Cemetery
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    Shizuoka Pref. Suntougunoyamachou Omika 888-2
    This cemetery park located in Sunto County, Shizuoka Prefecture is fully-equipped with a mausoleum, a place of worship, a free rest area, and more. The cemetery is also well-known for its 8,000 cherry blossom trees, which has earned it a spot on the list of Japan's best 100 cherry blossom spots. During the blooming season, the cemetery is visited by many flower-watchers.

    This is where my grand parents are buried. I visited here in October with my elderly father. We took an early weekday Odakyu romance car from Shinjuku to Gotemba and ended up having to wait around by...

  • Kawazu-zakura cherry trees
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    Kawazu-cho, Kamo-gun, Shizuoka Prefecture
    This variety of cherry tree is found in abundance in the town of Kawazu Town, Kamo County, Shizuoka Prefecture, where it blooms earlier than other varieties, from early February to early March. Kawazu-zakura line the Kawazu River for several kilometers from the mouth of the river near Kawazu Station. The Kawazu-zakura Festival is held in the area each year from around February 10 to March 10. Some 150 festival stalls open up shop during the event, and the festival grounds bustle with tourists. The cherry trees are also lit up at night, creating a lovely spectacle. The original Kawazu-zakura ancestor tree still stands in the garden of the Iida Residence in Kawazu, and the tree’s lovely spring blossoms can be viewed even from the nearby sidewalk.
  • Hamamatsu Castle Park
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    Shizuoka Pref. Hamamatsushi Naka-ku Matsushirochou
    This park in Matsushiro-cho Naka Ward, Hamamatsu City was opened in 1950 on the occasion of the Children's Expo. In 1977, it was redeveloped in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Emperor Showa's ascension. The park features a reproduction of the original castle keep built in 1958 with donations from citizens, as well as Japanese garden, a grassy square, an art museum, a children's pool, and more.

    浜松城公園ですが、道路に隔てられています。遊戯施設のある児童公園で、地元の子どもたちの遊び場になっています。

  • Ieyama Cherry Blossom Tunnel
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    Shizuoka Pref. Shimadashi Kawanechouieyama
    This is a site famous for its cherryblossoms in Ieyama, Kawanecho, Shimada City. A natural tunnel of cherry blossom trees lines the Oigawa Railway for about onekilometer. One can enjoy watching while a historic steam locomotive runs along the rows of beautiful cherrytrees. During the spring blossoming season, the train increases its runs, and the Kawanecherryblossom festival is held in coordination with other cherrylocalities.
  • Sakura no Sato
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    Shizuoka Pref. Itoushi Futo 1317-4
    A 40 thousand square meter park located at the foot of Mt. Omuro in Ito City, Shizuoka Prefecture. Some 40 varieties of cherry trees are planted on the park’s spacious grounds. In front of majestic Mt. Omuro, they bloom one after the next in succession each year—jugatsu-zakura to start in mid-September, followed by kan-zakura, Ito-zakura, somei Yoshino, shidare-zakura, and finally Sanokiku in May. The Sakura Museum on the park grounds introduces the cherry varieties planted in the park and exhibits photos of famous cherry blossom viewing locations and cherry trees from around the country. The Sakura no Sato Festival is held in early April at the height of cherry blossom season, and during this time the park bustles with great throngs of visitors come to hold traditional cherry blossom viewing parties.
  • Itogawa River Promenade
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    Shizuoka Prefecture Atami City Ginza Kishimachi
    This popular promenade follows the Itogawa River that flows through the center of Atami and descends from the mountain to the seaside water park. Visitors can take a relaxing stroll and be soothed by the murmur of the river and the seasonal flowers that are carefully tended by the local people. The promenade is illuminated at night, and visitors can enjoy a different atmosphere from the daytime.
  • Izu Highland Cherry Blossoms
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    Ito City, Shizuoka Prefecture
    "A street lined with trees close to ""IzuKogen Station"" of Izu Kyuko Line. It is famous as a place for cherry trees, and during the season every year from late March to early April, the ""IzuKogen Cherry Blossom Festival"" is held, when you can see cherry trees illuminated at night. It is visited not just by locals but by many tourists as well."
  • Rengeji-ike Park
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    Shizuoka Pref. Fujiedashi Nyakuouji 1-chome 474-1
    This park located in Fujieda City blooms year-round with many seasonal flowers. These include some 260 wisteria and 1,300 cherry blossoms, as well as flowering plums, rhododendron, and Japanese iris. The park also has a soothing Japanese garden, an open-air concert hall, and a jumbo slide, the latter of which makes it popular with kids.
  • Kariyado no Geba Zakura
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    Shizuoka Pref. Fujinomiyashi Kariyado 98-1
    This spot in Kariyado Fujinomiya City is famous for its cherry blossoms. It is known for a more than 800 year-old hill cherry tree, Japan's oldest, that Minamoto no Yoritomo is said to have tied his horse to while on a hunt in 1193. The tree has been designated as an National Special Natural Monument. The area is also notable for the beautiful rape blossoms grown in the surrounding area.
  • Fujizakura Memorial Park
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    Shizuoka Pref. Fujinomiyashi Kamide 2736
    This memorial park in Kamiide, Fujinomiya City includes a lawn cemetery surrounded by cherry blossom trees that features views of Mt. Fuji, as well as two columbariums. The park's restaurant offers cuisine made with ingredients including seafood from Suruga Bay as well as Asagiri pork.
  • Iwamotoyama Park
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    Shizuoka Pref. Fujishi Iwamoto 1605
    This park is located in Hanakodachi, Iwamoto, Fuji City. Built on the peak of 193 meter-high Mt. Iwamoto, it features a grassy square, an arboretum, observation decks, and more. It is also well-known for its flowering plums and cherry blossom, as well as for beautiful scenery with Mt. Fuji in the background. It is also popular for its nighttime views of the Fuji City below.
  • Tenjinbara Shokubutsuen
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    Shizuoka Kamo-gun Minamiizucho Tenjin 2722-60

    梅雨の小雨の日に伺いました。ササユリと紫陽花がよい時期でしたが、ほかにもホタルブクロ、オダマキなどいろいろな花が咲いていました。マップにある池はありませんでしたが、雨に濡れて色濃い花を楽しめました。自然環境そのままの植物園ということで、遊歩道はほぼ土なので雨の日には靴に注意しましょう。あと、ササユリの見頃の期間(6月15から30日)は入園無料になるのでおすすめです。

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    Kamo-gun, Shizuoka Prefecture Matsuzaki
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    Shizuoka Shizuoka-shi Aoi-ku Miyagasakicho
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    Shizuoka Iwata-shi Shikiji
  • Kawana Goiwaya
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    Shizuoka Pref. Itoushi Kawana
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    Shizuoka Gotenba-shi Higashitanaka
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    Shizuoka Shizuoka-shi Shimizu-ku Kanbara 2
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    Shizuoka Makinohara Shizunami 2589-1

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With the giant Pacific Ocean to the south and the great Mount Fuji to the north, Shizuoka prefecture is blessed with some of the best views the country has to offer. The white sand beaches of the Izu Peninsula are a rare find on mainland Japan, neighbored by beautiful cliffs, tumbling hills, and natural hot springs. As Japan's largest producer of green tea, the age-old tradition of tea drinking is ubiquitous in Shizuoka, from the miles of tea fields to the old tea houses hosting traditional tea ceremonies.

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