It’s Almost Cherry Blossom Season!(2019.03.15)
The long winter has ended and the cherry blossom season that Shizukuishi has also been longing for will be arriving. The Koiwai “Ipponzakura (single cherry blossom tree) is famous all over Japan, however there are many places in this town where cherry blossoms can be viewed. There are various characteristic sakura such as the “Ipponzakura (single cherry blossom tree)” and the rows of cherry blossom trees. The viewing for all of them is from the around ending of April to around the beginning of May (depending on when blooming starts, this may vary).
Why not find the Sakura of your choice traveling around Shizukuishi?
【Koiwai Ipponzakura】 : When you say Shizukuishi Sakura, this is it!
Address: Iwate Prefecture, Iwate-gun, Shizukuishi, Maruyachi
Inquiries: Koiwai Farm ☎019-692-4321
【Kobozakura】 : Estimated age 800 years! You can also see Mt. Koiwai over the small blossoms
Address: Iwate Prefecture, Iwate-gun, Shikuishi-machi, Nagayama
Inquiries: Shizukuishi Tourism Association ☎019-692-5138
【Shizukuishigawa Enchi Park】 : The row of 1.5 Km cherry blossom trees is a masterpiece! Collaboration with the mountains is also a must see!
Address: Iwate Prefecture, Iwate-gun, Shizukuishi, Shimokubo
Inquiries; Shizukuishi Tourism Association ☎019-692-5138
Entrance fees are free at all of the venues.
In addition, on the 2 days of April 20 (Sat) and April 21 (Sun), the ” Goshoko in Shizukuishi Sakura Matsuri (Shizukuishi Sakura Festival in Gosho Lake)” will be held at the Shizukuishigawa Enchi Park. At the venue, there are folk songs and dance shows, as well as light meals and drinks. Gorgeously embroidered Chagu Chagu Umakko will also be coming. This is ! Why not try and come to experience what Japanese Hanami (flower viewing) really is!
“Goshoko in Shizukuishi Sakura Matsuri (Shizukuishi Sakura Festival in Gosho Lake)”
|Date and time held:||April 20 (Sat), April 21 (Sun) 2019
10:00～15:00 (both days)
|Access:||10-minute walk from JR Shikuishi Station South Exit|
|Inquiries:||Goshoko in Shizukuishi Sakura Matsuri Executive Committee