Sakura Season at Kagawa's Kotohiki Park

Enjoy beautiful blooms at this National Place of Scenic Beauty

Mar 20th
Apr 11th
Venue: Kotohiki Park, Kagawa When: Mar 20th - Apr 11th 2021

Kagawa's Kotohiki Park is one of the destinations on Japan's Top 100 Cherry Blossom viewing sites list, and it's filled to the brim with springtime beauty. Several hundred Somei Yoshino cherry trees can be found on the grounds here, and they're even illuminated after dark during the blooming season.

Typically, the best time to visit in order to catch the trees in bloom is from late March through until early/mid April. Admission to the park is free of charge.

Getting there

Kotohiki Park is located around a 12 minute drive from the Takamatsu Expressway's Onohara IC (about 6 kilometers), or around 15 minutes by car (approximately 8 kilometers) from the Sanuki Toyonaka IC. Free parking is available at the venue.

For those who plan to visit via public transport, the park is 3 minutes by taxi (or around 20 minutes on foot) from the JR Kan-Onji Station, served by the Yosan Line.

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Kim @kim.b

I'm an expat who has lived abroad for almost a decade, including 7 years in Japan. I've also visited 44 of 47 prefectures and hope to get to the last three someday! I'm particularly fond of exploring off the beaten path destinations, gardens, and tea houses, and have a real interest in Japan's growing vegan scene.

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