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The long-awaited arrival of spring! Yamaguchi City has many famous cherry blossom viewing spots. This time, I would like to introduce 5 recommended cherry blossom viewing spots! Please come and visit us!

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The long-awaited arrival of spring! Yamaguchi City has many famous cherry blossom viewing spots. This time, I would like to introduce 5 recommended cherry blossom viewing spots! Please come and visit us!

1. Ichinosaka River: 200 Cherry Trees Along the Old Townscape

Long ago, Yamaguchi was built in the style of Kyoto, with the Ichinosaka River being likened to Kyoto's Kamogawa River. Approximately 200 Yoshino cherry trees are in full bloom on both banks of the Ichi-no-Saka River, creating a traditional atmosphere.

The scenery with the old townhouses in the surrounding area is spectacular, and it is known as one of the best cherry blossom viewing spots in Yamaguchi Prefecture.

During the cherry blossom blooming period, the area is illuminated at night (7pm to 10pm), and the cherry blossoms in full bloom decorate the quaint town of Yamaguchi and delight visitors. Please enjoy the cherry blossoms of Ichinosakagawa River, which are different from the ones seen during the day.

Detailed Information

Best time to see: Late March to early April

Access: 15 minutes walk towards the prefectural office from Yamaguchi Station on the JR Yamaguchi Line


2. Kayama Park: Cherry Blossoms in a Historical Atmosphere

Inside Koyama Park, there is the five-storied pagoda of Rurikoji Temple, a national treasure that is counted as one of Japan's three famous pagodas.The greenery surrounding the precincts harmonizes with the blue sky that spreads out, and especially during the cherry blossom season, it is colored with Yoshino cherry trees, making it a place of great natural beauty. It's rich.

Detailed Information

Best time to see: Late March to early April

Access: From Yamaguchi Station on the JR Yamaguchi Line, take the community bus bound for Kayama Koen Goseito-mae, get off at Kayama Koen Goseito-mae and walk for 1 minute, or 20 minutes from Ogori IC on the Chugoku Expressway.


3. Meiji Restoration Centenary Park: Recommended for Families

It is one of 10 urban parks designated by the government to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Meiji era. It is also a base for sports and cultural activities, with an athletics stadium, gymnasium, and outdoor music hall, and in the spring, it is a place of relaxation for citizens that is crowded with visitors to see the cherry blossoms.

There are beautiful cherry blossom trees everywhere in the large park, and many people enjoy playing in the river near the second parking lot.

Detailed Information

Best time to see: Late March to early April

Access: 10 minutes walk from JR Otoshi Station, 10 minutes walk from JR Yawara Station, 8 minutes by car from Ogori IC on the Chugoku Expressway


4. Tokusa Hachiman Shrine: Weeping Cherry Blossoms

Weeping cherry blossoms in full bloom on both sides of the 370m approach path create a stunning pink tunnel. The weeping cherry trees on both sides of the approach path, which were first planted in 1825, have been supplemented and newly planted, and are known as one of the best cherry blossoms in Yamaguchi Prefecture.

Detailed Information

Best time to see: Early to mid-April

Access: 5 minutes walk from JR Tokusa Station, 60 minutes by car from Ogori IC on the Chugoku Expressway


5. Ohara Lake Campsite: Cherry Blossoms Along the Lake

A campsite located on the shore of Lake Ohara. Approximately 600 cherry trees are planted at the campsite and along National Route 489 nearby. You can also enjoy camping under the cherry blossoms on the lakeside, barbecuing, canoeing, and cycling on rental bicycles!

Detailed Information

Best time to see: Late March to early April

Access: 20 minutes by car from Chugoku Automobile Daozhi IC


Visit Yamaguchi for Cherry Blossoms!

We have carefully selected and introduced 5 cherry blossom viewing spots in Yamaguchi City where the cherry blossoms are beautiful. There are so many attractive cherry blossom viewing spots that it can be hard to decide where to go. Please use this article as a reference to enjoy cherry blossom viewing in Fukuoka.

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