Sakura no Sato (さくらの里)
Sakura no Sato in the foothills of Mt. Omuro in Ito City, Shizuoka Prefecture is a large park with 1,500 cherry trees from about 40 species planted. This place has been selected as one of Japan’s Top 100 Cherry Blossom Spots where you can gaze at flowers over about eight months a year as cherry blossoms bloom continuously against the towering background of Mt. Omuro. Jugatsu-zakura blooms in mid-September followed by Kanzakura, Okanzakura, Ito-zakura, Yoshino, weeping cherries, Yaebenioshima-zakura, Oshima-zakura and double-flowered cherries. It is illuminated from 18:00 to 21:00 from around late March to early April when the Yoshino cherry trees comes into full bloom. Toilets and free parking available.
- Shizuoka Pref. Itoushi Futo 1317-4 [map]
- Flowering state of cherry blossoms
- the end
- Cherry blossom forecast
- Late Mar.-Early Apr.
- open everyday
- Parking Lot
- Available(Free About350spaces)
- Night viewing
- Available (Late Mar.-Early Apr. Scheduled to be held)
- Public toilets
- Not available
- Number of trees
- About 40 species 1,500trees
- Someiyoshino, Itozakura, Oshimazakura, Omoigawazakura, Shogetsu, others About 40 species
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
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.