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Magnificent Cherry Blossom of Ibaraki 2016

2016/01/24

Magnificent Cherry Blossom of Ibaraki

Period : late March – early May , 2016

 

 

Ibaraki’s spring beginning with flowering of plum blossom and peach blossom, come to climax with flowering of cherry blossom. There are approx. 27 places famous for beautiful cherry blossom in Ibaraki. In this time, some events (Cherry Blossom Festival and so on) will be held in Ibaraki.

Why don’t you come and visit to Japanese seasonal tradition?

 

 1. Mt. Atago [Atago-san] (Kasama)

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The wonderful cherry blossoms are full from middle of mountain to top of mountain in spring, it will be turn pink. In addition, you can enjoy cherry blossoms for long time because time of bloom has sifted by a vertical drop of 305 meters.

 

Site : Atago-san [Mt. Atago]

Middle of mountain, Top of mountain

Number of cherry trees:

approx. 20 kinds, approx. 2,000 trees

The best time to see: early April – early May, 2016

Inquiry : Kasama Tourism Association TEL:0296-72-9222

Web site :            http://www.kasama-kankou.jp/

 

 

2. Amabiki-kannon [Sakuragawa]

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Kawazu zakura, Edo-higan zakura, Yamazakura, Satozakura, Someiyoshino and other such approx. 3,000 cherry blossom trees are full bloom in Amabiki-kannon.

Madara Mdara-kishin sai [traditional festival] will be held in the temple, it is lively with many visitors.

 

Site: Amabiki-kannon  

Number of cherry trees: approx. 3,000 trees

The best time to see: early April – late April, 2016

Inquiry: Amabiki-kannon TEL:0296-58-5009 (8:30〜17:00)

Web site: http://www.amabiki.or.jp/

 

 

 

3. Gounoike-ryokuchi park [Kamisu]

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Someiyoshino, Yamazakura, Oshimazakura and other such approx. 3,000 cherry blossom trees are full bloom in the park. You can enjoy putting golf, jogging, birdwatching and others along with cherry blossom viewing! Also, there are many playground equipment, lots of families can enjoy, too!

In the period of Sakura Festival, you can enjoy viewing lit-up cherry blossoms at night by Japanese lantern. It is so beautiful.

 

(lantern lighting time: 18:00 – 22:00)

 

Site: .Gounoike-ryokuchi park

Number of cherry trees: approx. 3,000 trees

The best time to see: middle April – early May, 2016

Inquiry: Kamisu Tourism Association TEL:0479-26-3021

Web site: http://www.kamisu-kanko.jp/event-page/sakura.html

 

4. Shizumine Furusato park [Naka]

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Shizuine Furusato park, which were selected the best 100 magnificent cherry blossoms in Japan.

Site: Seihou Furusato park  

Time : 9:00 – 18:00

* The period of night cherry blossoms are 9:00 – 21:00.

Number of cherry trees: approx. 2,100 trees

The best time to see: middle April – early May, 2016

Inquiry: Naka Tourism Association

Web site: http://www.naka-kanko.jp/

 

 

 5. Around Senba lake [Mito]

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You can enjoy fantasy cherry blossoms scenery, because some magnificent cherry blossoms in Mito are decorated with many paper lanterns and lit-upped cherry blossoms.

[decorated with paper lantern 18:00-20:00, Sakurayama, Sakuragawa]

Site: Kairakuen, Senba park, Sakurayama, Sakuragawa  

Number of cherry trees: Kairakuen 130 trees, Senba park 750 trees, Sakurayama 370 trees, Sakuragawa river 250 trees

The best time to see: early April – middle April, 2016

Inquiry: Mito Tourism Association

Web site: http://www.mitokoumon.com/

 

 

 

6.Hitachi ekimae Heiwa street, Kamine park, Jyuo panorama Park [Hitachi]

 

“Hitachi Sakura Festival”, which is selected the best 100 magnificent centering on Heiwa street in front of JR Hitachi station and Kamine park. This festival grooves to Hitachi Furyumono performance (traditional float performance) and so on in every year.

 

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Site: JR Hitachi station Heiwa dori, Kamine park, Jyuo panprama park  

The best time to see: early April – middle April, 2016

Inquiry: Hitachi Tourism Association TEL:0294-22-3111

 

 

 

 

7.Fukuoka-zeki Sakura park [Tsukubamirai]

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Someiyashino makes 1.8 km archway of flowering cherry trees along kokaigawa fukuoka-zeki. (weir) It is selected the best 100 tourist area in Ibaraki.

Site: Tsukubamirai-shi Kitayama shuhen (around Tsukubamirau)  

Number of cherry trees: 1.8 km archway of flowering cherry trees

The best time to see: early April

Inquiry:Tsukubamirai Tourism Association

TEL:0297-58-2111

Web site: http://www.city.tsukubamirai.lg.jp/

 

URL http://www.city.tsukubamirai.lg.jp/

 

 

 

 

※This data is as of 2015.

※More information : Sightseeing IBARAKI (http://www.ibarakiguide.jp/)