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Place famous for cherry blossoms Spots in Nara Area

  • Nara Prefectural Umami Kyuryo Park
    50 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Nara Kitakatsuragi-gun
    A park sitting astride Koryo-cho and Kawai-cho, Kitakatsuragi County. The park is dotted with ancient burial mounds and equipped with large fields, large play areas, a botanical garden, and a cafe. A variety of flowers bloom throughout the seasons including plum trees, roses, and azaleas, and in April they hold the Umami Tulip Fair.

    馬見丘陵にある古墳群の保全も目的としている公園 なので園内には数多くの古墳があります ナガレ山古墳は葺石や埴輪など整備され墳丘部にも上ることができます

  • Matabei Cherry Trees (Hongo no Taki Sakura)
    38 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Nara Pref. Udashi Oudahongou
    The Matabei Cherry Trees are “weeping” cherry trees, located in the city of Uda and said to be 300 years old. According to legend, Goto Matabei, a military commander in the Warring States period, came to live here, and since the trees are near the ruins of his manor house, the trees are referred to as “Matabei Cherry Trees.” They produce beautiful blossoms in early April, attracting tens of thousands of cherry blossom enthusiasts each year.

    In the month of April, usually for no more than one full week, you can enjoy this giant weeping cherry tree with millions of flowers. It is known as (Goto) Matabeis Weeping Cherry ((後藤)又兵衛桜), or...

  • Cherry Blossom Trees Along Saho River (Landscape Asset of Nara)
    Travel / Tourism
    Nara Nara-shi Koinokubo
    A tributary of the Yamato River that runs from Nara City to Yamatokoriyama City. The section in Nara City is well known for being a famous spot for cherry blossom viewing with cherry trees running for numerous kilometers down the bank. It's also the site for events including the Saho River Sakura Festival Lamplight Gathering and the Saho River Kawaji Sakura Festival.
  • Kumeji Temple
    27 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Nara Kashihara-shi Kumecho 502

    After visiting the Kashihara Shrine, I visited this small temple where the founder of Shingon School of Buddhism started his own way of explaining the teaching of Buddha. The temple is compact and...

  • Mt.Kono
    Travel / Tourism
    Nara Yamabe-gun Yamazoemura Fushiogami 888-1 Moribayashi Science Museum
  • Yoshino Yama no Sakura
    Travel / Tourism
    Nara Yoshino-gun Yoshinocho Yoshino Yama
  • Tsukigase Kohan
    Travel / Tourism
    Nara Nara-shi Tsukigase Nagabiki 21-8 Nara-shi Tsukigase Ume no Museum
  • Hongo no Taki Sakura (Matabee Sakura)
    Travel / Tourism
    Nara Uda-shi Ouda Hongo
  • Onoji Temple no Sakura
    Travel / Tourism
    Nara Uda-shi Muro-ku Ono 1680
  • Saikojinoshironoyamazakura
    Travel / Tourism
    Nara Pref. Udashi Murou Ward room students
  • Koriyama Castle Ruins Park
    Travel / Tourism
    Nara Yamatokoriyama-shi Jonaicho

Nara Areas


With a reputation almost as stellar as that of Kyoto, Nara is a must-visit for those searching for the remains of "traditional Japan." The largely green Nara city holds the majority of the prefecture's treasures, such as the iconic Todai-ji Temple, in which a 15-meter tall Great Buddha sits, and Nara Park, where deer flock to befriend passersby. While mountains are by no means hard to come by in this area, for hiking with a reward, head to the Kii Mountains' Yoshino district in spring, when the hillsides put on an impressive display of white and pink cherry blossoms.

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