Okayama Prefecture’s recommended cherry blossom spots!

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Let's go enjoy hanami with some exchange students at Okayama Prefecture's recommended cherry blossom spots!

Cherry blossoms announce the coming of spring.

Okayama Prefecture has many famous spots for cherry blossoms that draw tourists from around the world. Amongst those, in this episode, we talk about cherry blossoms that are easy to get to, and cherry blossoms that are worth going out of your way to see.

Momotaro Journey has some cherry blossom spots to show you. We’ll go out and enjoy hanami on the Asahikawa riverbed with some exchange students studying hard at Okayama University! We’ll learn about hanami overseas and the dreams of the students!

kayama Prefecture's recommended cherry blossom spots

Detailed information

Nishigawaryokudo Park
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture -- from southern Kita Ward to Yanagi-machi
* A 5 min. walk from Okayama Station
Cherry blossom season: late March to early April
Okayama Korakuen
Location: 1-5 Korakuen, Kita Ward, Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture
* A 20 min. walk from Okayama Station
Cherry blossom season: late March to early April
Asahikawa Riverbed
Location: Naka Ward, Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture  Eastern bank at Okayama Korakuen -- area between Aioi Bridge to Hōrai Bridge
Cherry blossom season: late March to early April
Sakazu Park
Location: 1556 Sakazu, Kurashiki City, Okayama Prefecture
* A 10 min. drive from Kurashiki Station
Cherry blossom season: late March to early April
Kuze Sakura Tunnel
Location: Area near So, Maniwa City, Okayama Prefecture
Cherry blossom season: early to mid April
Daigo-Sakura
Location: 2277 Bessho, Maniwa City, Okayama Prefecture
Cherry blossom season: early to mid April
Shinjo Gaisen-Sakura
Location: Shinjo Gaisen-Sakura Street, Maniwa City, Okayama Prefecture
Cherry blossom season: early to mid April