Spring♪
Kagoshima Cherry Blossom Viewing Info 2022

 

The first cherry blossoms in Kagoshima were announced on the 20th of March.
It is the season in which colorful spring trees cover the hills, parks, and streets.
The best time for cherry blossom viewing could be around from 30th of March to 3rd of April.

Find out good viewing places here!

(When viewing cherry blossoms, please take measure to prevent spreading New Corona Virus.)

Kagoshima City

 

Place

Best Time to See The Number of the Cherry Tree Car Park

HIRAKAWA ZOOLOGICAL PARK
(平川動物公園)

*Cherry Blossom Forecast Date*
28th of Mar.

(5669-1 Hirakawa, Kagoshima city)
Tel: 099-261-2326

Open:  9:00~17:00

Park Info
Map

End of Mar.
~ Start of Apr.

800

630spaces
(Standard Size Car
200yen / Time)

Walking through the entrance into the zoo, there are zebras, giraffes, and flamingos with Sakurajima volcano in the back at “The African Grasslands Zone”.

After the renovation in 2016, the zoo has started to operating bus in the zoo.
Popular white tigers and koalas, and other various kinds of animals are waiting for you!
There is also an amusement park in the zoo.

【Entrance Fee】Adults ¥500 / Children ¥100
【Shop】 Available
【Toilet】 Available

KINKOWAN PARK
(錦江湾公園)

(1818 Hirakawa-cho, Kagoshima City)
Tel: 099-216-1366

Cherry Blossom Forecast Date
28th of Mar.

Flurry of Cherry Blossom Forecast Date
31st of Mar.

Map

End of Mar.
~ Start of Apr.

160

335spaces
(No charge)

Kinkowan Park is located next to Hirakawa Zoo. You can see a rocket in the park from R225.
The park has a big relaxing space and a nice view of Kinko bay.
The 1,500 rose trees in the park. 

【Entrance Fee】Free
【Shop】 Available
【Toilet】 Available

JIGENJI PARK
(慈眼寺公園)

(3810 Shimofukuto-cho, Kagoshima City)
Tel: 099-216-1366
(Kagoshima City Hall)

Map

End of Mar.
~ Start of Apr.

350

260spaces
(No charge)

This park is rich in nature. There is a beautiful rive running through the park.
This place is a historical place and the 88 Jizo Statues which are made modelled after the pilgrimage through 88 shrines in Shikoku district.

*Cherry blossoms are not illuminated this year.

【Entrance Fee】Free
【Shop】 Available
【Toilet】 Available

SENGANEN
(名勝 仙巌園)

(9700-1 Yoshino-cho, Kagoshima city)
Tel: 099-247-1551
Open: 8:30~17:30

Cherry Bloosom Forecast Date
29th of May

Map

Start of Feb. ~ Start of Apr.

150

100spaces
(\300/day)

Senganen which was a summer villa and contained Lord Shimadzu’s beautiful Japanese garden was constructed in about 1658. Many historic relics remain in the garden and villa. The garden overlooks magnificent Mt. Sakurajima and Kinko bay.

EVENTS

***** The Legacy of Shimazu Family; An Exhibition of Hina Dolls and Hina Materials
(島津家伝来 人形とひな道具展) *****

Date: February 11 (Fri)  ~ April 3rd (Sun)
Click here for the details.

***** Composing Poems in Front of The Stream

(曲水の宴) *****

Date: April 3rd (Sun)

【Entrance Fee】
Adults ¥1000
Elementary School Students & Junior High School Students    ¥500
【Shop】 Available
【Toilet】 Available

 

KOTSUKI RIVERBANK
(甲突川緑地)

The Left Bank: From Takamibashi Brdg. to Tenpozan Brdg.

The Right Bank: From Nanshu Brdg. To Tenpozan Brdg.
(Kotsuki-cho, Kagoshima City)

Tel: 099-216-1366

Cherry Bloosom Forecast Date
2nd of Apr..

*Flurry of Cherry Blossom Forecast Date
5th of Apr.

Map

End of Mar.
~ Start of Apr.

500本

None

Kotsuki Riverbank is a very popular for cherry blossom viewing. The cherry trees reflected on the surface of the river are beautiful.

*Please refrain from parties at the site.
*Using fire is not allowed.
*There is no toillete.
*There is no trash cans.

【Entrance Fee】Free
【Shop】 Not Available
【Toilet】 Not Available

YOSHINO PARK
(吉野公園)

(7955 Yoshino-cho, Kagoshima City)
Tel: 099-243-0155
Open: 7:00 ~ 18:00

Cherry Bloosom Forecast Date
30th of Mar.

Flurry of Cherry Blossom Forecast Date
7th of Apr.

Map

Middle of Mar.
~ End of Mar.

630

360spaces
(No charge)

Yoshino park is located on the hill, north-east of the city center.
It overlooks the Kinko bay, Sakurajima and Kirishima mountain range.

*The annual event “Yoshino Park Cherry Blossom Festival (吉野公園桜まつり)” and “Cherry Blossom Market (桜まつりわくわくマーケット)” are canceled this year for preventing the spread of the coronavirus.

*It is closed in the nighttime this year.
*Cherry blossom illumination is canceled this year.
*Using fire is not allowed.

【Entrance Fee】Free
【Shop】 Available
【Toilet】 Available 

 URBAN AGRICULTURE CENTER
(Toshi-nogyo Center / 鹿児島市都市農業センター)

(4705 Inuzako Town, Kagoshima City)
Tel:099-238-2666

Map

End of Mar.
~ Start of Apr.

90

414spaces
(No charge)

The center is located at an altitude of 180 meters. It is rich in nature with the view of Sakurajima.
There are The Agricultural Training Zone and The Citizens’ Farm Zone.
People enjoy cherry blossoms in Spring, Sunflowers in Summer, and Cosmos in Autumn.

【Entrance Fee】Free
【Toilet】 Available 

GREEN FARM
(グリーンファーム
鹿児島市観光農業公園)

(5809-97 Kiire-Hitokura Town, Kagoshima City)
Tel: 099-345-3337

Map

End of Mar.
~ Start of Apr.

1000

200spaces
(No charge)

There are a farm restaurant, agricultural products shop, playground, camp site and staying type citizens’ farm at the place.

【Entrance Fee】Free
【Shop】 Available
【Toilet】 Available 

SAKURAJIMA DINOSAUR PARK
(桜島自然恐竜公園)

(79 Yokoyama-cho, Kagoshima City)
Tel: 099-216-1366
(Kagoshima City Hall)

Map

End of Mar.
~ Start of Apr.

460

77spaces
(No charge)

This park is located on the hill near the Sakurajima Ferry Port on Sakurajima side.
The 7 life-size dinosaur statues are popular among children.
There are a 10-meter-high slide and athletic field.
The view of Kinko bay is nice from the park.
Enjoy the interesting combination of cherry blossoms and huge dinosaurs!

【Entrance Fee】Free
【Shop】 Not Available
【Toilet】 Available 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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