Shizumine Furusato Park is a popular springtime destination (Photo: アラツク/CC By SA 4.0)
Mid - Late
Apr
Shizumine Furusato Park is a popular springtime destination (Photo: アラツク/CC By SA 4.0)

Shizumine Furusato Park Sakura Festival 2025

Enjoy one of Japan's top sakura spots in Ibaraki

Venue
Shizumine Furusato Park, Ibaraki
When
Mid - Late Apr 2025

Shizumine Furusato Park is located in Ibaraki Prefecture, and it's one of the area's top spots to enjoy the beauty of sakura season. The park grounds are home to around 4000 cherry trees in total, with close to a 50-50 split of Yaezakura and Somei Yoshino varieties.

The Yaezakura variety are often known as late blooming cherry blossoms, and the park plays host to a sakura festival when they're at their best.

Admission to the park is free of charge.

Getting there

Shizumine Furusato Park is located around five minutes by taxi or a 20 minute walk from Shizu Station, served by the Keisei Electric Railway's Keisei Main Line.

For those who opt to drive, on-site parking is available and is charged at 500 yen per regular vehicle during the sakura season.

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Elizabeth S 3 years ago
And right around the corner from the botanical garden. It sounds like a great Sunday drive destination.
Kim Author 3 years ago
Ibaraki really is such a gem!

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