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Places Famous for Cherry Blossoms in Nikko City

Nikko

The "Kongo-zakura" cherry tree at Rinno-Ji Temple

Nikko

The cherry tree designated as the Special Natural Monument stands in front of Sanbutsu-do (Three Buddhas Hall) in the World-Heritage the Nikkosan Rinno-Ji Temple. It is estimated that the tree is approximately 500 years old.

  • Term
    Period of bloom: late April - early May
  • Time
    8:00 - 17:00 (From November to March, 8:00 - 16:00)
  • Price
    No fee required for viewing
  • Place
  • Contact
    Nikko City Tourism Association
    +81-288-22-1525

Weeping Cherry Tree at Kokuzoson

Nikko
  • Term
    Period of bloom: mid - late April
  • Price
    No fee required for viewing
  • Place
  • Contact
    Nikko City Tourism Association
    +81-288-22-1525

Weeping Cherry Tree at Takada's House

Nikko

* Since this place is a private residence, please make sure to consider privacy of the residents.

Weeping Cherry Tree at Kishino's House

Nikko

* Since this place is a private residence, please make sure to consider privacy of the residents.

Weeping Cherry Tree at the Nikko Tamozawa Imperial Villa Memorial Park

Nikko
  • Term
    Period of bloom: late April
    Closed on Tuesdays (If any national holiday falls on Tuesday, the facility is open on the Tuesday and closed on the next day.) and December 29 - January 1
  • Time
    9:00 - 17:00 (From November to March, closed at 16:30)
  • Price
    Adults: 510 yen, Children: 250 yen
  • Place
  • Contact
    Nikko City Tourism Association
    +81-288-22-1525

Kinugawa - Kawaji Onsen

Someiyoshino (Yoshino Cherry) at Gokoku Shrine in the Kinugawa Onsen

Kinugawa - Kawaji Onsen

Weeping Cherry Tree in Kinugawa Park

Kinugawa - Kawaji Onsen

Someiyoshino (Yoshino Cherry) on Sakura-Namiki Street (Cherry-tree-lined path)

Kinugawa - Kawaji Onsen

Kaiun Zakura (Cherry for Better Fortune)

Kinugawa - Kawaji Onsen

Ashio

Cherry Trees along Watarase Keikoku Railway

Ashio

Cherry Trees in Hananowatarase Park

Ashio
  • Term
    Period of bloom: late April - early May
  • Price
    No fee required for viewing
  • Place
  • Contact
    Nikko City Tourism Association
    +81-288-22-1525

Cherry Trees near Ashio Copper Mine

Ashio
  • Term
    Period of bloom: mid - late April
  • Time
    9:00 - 16:30
  • Price
    Adults: 820 yen, Children: 410 yen
  • Place
  • Contact
    Nikko City Tourism Association
    +81-288-22-1525

Imaichi

Cherry Trees in Daiyagawa River Green Park

Imaichi

Weeping Cherry Tree at Hozoji Temple

Imaichi

Yunishigawa, Kawamata and Oku-Kinu Onsen

Cherry Trees in Kawaji Dam Memorial Park

Yunishigawa, Kawamata and Oku-Kinu Onsen

Oku-Nikko

Cherry Trees by Lake Chuzenji

Oku-Nikko
  • Term
    Period of bloom: early - mid May
  • Price
    No fee required for viewing
  • Place
  • Contact
    Nikko City Tourism Association
    +81-288-22-1525

Cherry Blossom Viewing Events in Nikko City

Tour to Walk around Cherry Blossom Spots in Nikko

Nikko

Take a walking tour in the historic town embracing the World-Heritage shrines and temples in Nikko, while viewing the cherry trees that are more than 200 years old. Special foods served only in the cherry blossom season are also available.

Special Opportunities for the Destination Campaign

  • Term
    April 6 (Fri) to 30 (Mon, make-up holiday)
  • Time
    The time varies depending on the facility.
  • Price
    No fee required for viewing
  • Place
  • Contact
    Nikko City Tourism Association
    +81-288-22-1525

Illuminated Cherry Blossoms

Kinugawa - Kawaji Onsen

Places famous for cherry blossoms in the Kinugawa Onsen area are illuminated in the night time. From April 7 to 15, you can experience the Japanese cultural activity relating to cherry blossom viewing and relish the special box lunch in the “Night Cherry Blossom Party in Kinugawa-onsen.”

  • Term
    April 6 (Fri) - 15 (Sun)
  • Time
    18:00 - 21:30
  • Price
    No fee required for viewing
  • Place
  • Contact
    Nikko City Tourism Association
    +81-288-22-1525

Kinugawa Hot Springs Cherry Blossom Festival

Kinugawa - Kawaji Onsen

Enjoy many events such as yosakoi (Kochi-style) dancing parade and a great lottery event that lucky people can win luxurious prizes, as well as shows on the stage including Japanese calligraphy performance and Japanese harp playing.

Related Information

A Lot of Special Events Await You! Here Comes the "Destination Campaign"!

One of the Largest Tourism Campaign in Japan to Be Carried in Tochigi Prefecture from April 1 to June 30, 2018!

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