Mar/23 - Apr/30 , 2019 Takato Cherry Blossom Festival4.2
from 3/23 '19 to 4/30 '19
Takato Castle Ruins Park(Takato Joshi Park) in Takato town, Nagano Prefecture is one of the three best spots to see sakura cherry blossoms in Japan, along with Hirosaki Castle in Aomori and Yoshinoyama in Nara.
The variety of the cherry trees in the park is takato-kohigan-zakura, which is smaller and more reddish than somei-yoshino cherry trees.
There are more than 1,500 sakura cherry trees in the park, which are called "Second to None" cherry blossoms.
During the nighttime sakura cherry trees are lit up, and it creates a mysterious yet beautiful scenery.
"Takato Castle Ruins Park"
Address:Higashi-Takato, Takato town, Ina city, Nagano Pref.
Dates: March 23 - April 30 ,2019
Hours: 8:00 - 17:00、6:00 - 22:00(peak cherry blossom period)
Sakura light-up : April 5 - until cherry blossoms fall
Addmission: 500 yen (adult) / 250 yen (child)
Access(from Tokyo): Take a JR Azusa limited express train from Shinjuku Sta. to Chino Sta.(2 and half hours). Then take a JR bus(runs only during cherry blossom season) from Chino Sta. to Takato Bus Sta.(50 mins). Walk 15 mins to the park.
Purposeshould go,women,family,cherry blossom viewing,an eating tour
Airport/Sta.Inacity St. (about 9.3km) Google Transit
We guide this spot.
5.02 months ago
Beautiful and a tranquil place. Definitely recommended during the Sakura blossom season. For the rest of the year, entry is free.
4.07 months ago
A bit out of the way but really beautiful during end of April and 1st week of May .if you have a romantic touch then visit during lit up evenings.
5.08 months ago
Great place to watch cherry blossoms~
4.07 months ago
Great road side stopover
4.08 months ago
Cherry fully blooming season