Cherry Blossoms: Mobara Park, Chiba

One of Top 100 places noted for cherry blossom viewing

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Venue: Mobara Park When: Late Mar - Early Apr 2022

The Cherry Blossom Festival at Mobara Park is conducted annually from April 1st to 15th and is among the Top 100 places noted for cherry blossom viewing. There are approximately 2,850 cherry trees planted in the vast area of 160,000 square meters.

The more photogenic ones surround the large pond to highlight Bentendou, a small structure that houses an image of Benten 弁天, a goddess of wealth, happiness, wisdom & music. Visitors can enjoy the beautifully landscaped walking paths, the large grassy area, and observation decks that run along the hiking trails.

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Jessica A Paje @jessica.paje

Originally from San Diego, California, I lived in Yokosuka, Japan, for 5 years. In 2010, I arrived with a new outlook on my future. Mainly, to refocus on family and let my curiosities take us to places we’ve only dreamt of. Along the way, we’d hopefully develop new friendships and simply collect memories to last a lifetime. Then, there was the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami on March 11, 2011. I will never forget that experience and the devastating effects it had on the entire country. I asked the community, “What can I do to help?” Collecting, sorting, and packing donations, was the least I could do. I also went to California for 1 month, raised a monetary donation for Red Cross, and secured phone interviews to help spread the word on how others from the USA could assist. I was determined to show my family, friends, and folks across the world that it would be okay to return to Japan. I wanted them to know that the little things that make up this beautiful country still existed. What better way than to use a platform such as Japan Travel to share photos and stories full of life, history, and culture. It is a pleasure to say I have contributed more than 150 articles to a database that now collectively holds more than 15,000! This journey has not only allowed me to realize my initial goals, but I’d like to think that it has somehow played a role in sparking an interest locally and across the globe for others to experience all that is published here and more. I invite you to also share your wonderful stories, offer comments, and ask questions right here. Feel free to contact me at jessica.paje@japantravel.com. Safe travels! ٩( ๑╹ ꇴ╹)۶

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Novia Mardasari a month ago
Beautiful sakura!
Kim 2 months ago
Victoria Vlisides 5 years ago
Wow these photos! Just making me so excited for cherry blossom season... like way too early!
Nicole Bauer 6 years ago
Love love love the first picture in particular!
Nicole Bauer 6 years ago
Love love love the first picture in particular!