The site of Sasayama Castle (篠山城跡)
The site of the former Sasayama Castle, which was constructed on the orders of Tokugawa Ieyasu, is located in the Kitashinmachi of Sasayama City, Hyogo Prefecture. Within the area that was originally occupied by the Castle, and around the castle moat, a total of around 1,000 Yoshino cherry trees have been planted, and this is now one of the most famous spots for viewing cherry blossom in Hyogo Prefecture, receiving large numbers of visitors every year. The views of the Oujoin hall, the Castle’s stone walls, and the cherry blossom reflected in the water of the Castle moat, are every impressive; the flowering cherry trees are also illuminated by paper lanterns. The “Tanba Sasayama Sakura Festival” is held in early April each year. Toilets, shops, and parking available.
Hyougo Pref. Sasayamashi Kitashinmachi (Takarazuka / Amagasaki / NishinomiyaArea)
Open 24 hours
- Hyougo Pref. Sasayamashi Kitashinmachi [map]
- Flowering state of cherry blossoms
- the end
- Cherry blossom forecast
- Late Mar.-Early Apr.
- Open 24 hours
- open everyday
- Parking Lot
- Night viewing
- Public toilets
- Number of trees
Information Sources: NAVITIME JAPAN
- On foot aboutminutes
- about m
- Route from this Station Route from this Bus Stop Route from this IC Route from this Parking
Nearby Tourist Attractions
Hyogo prefecture stretches from the north coast to the south coast on the western end of the popular Kansai region, encompassing verdant mountains, urban beaches, and fantastic historical sights. The prefecture's main attractions lie along the south coast at Kobe, the prefectural capital, a pretty harbor city best known for its production of the renowned Kobe beef, and Himeji, the home of Himeji Castle, one of the country's most beautifully preserved feudal castles, perched magically atop a hill.