Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Gardens東山動植物園

Botanical section in Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Gardens was opened in 1937 and boasts the most historic greenhouse in Japan. Flowers in cherry blossoms corridor, rose garden, plum flower garden, camellia garden, etc. nearly flourish every month of a year. The 134-metre high Higashiyama Sky Tower provides a bird-eye view of the entire garden, Nagoya downtown and its surrounding area.

Admission: 500 Yen

Number of sakura trees: around 1,000

The age of trees:

Variety: Yoshino cherry, Kanhizakura, Yamazakura, etc.

2019/2020 Cherry Blossom Viewing Dates at Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Gardens

Cherry blossom viewing period: late March to early April

Best time to view in 2019: late March to early April

Best time to view in 2020 (estimated): late March to early April


Cherry blossom festival in 2019: March 16 to May 6

How to visit

Access: A 3-minute southeastwards walk from Exit 3 of Higashiyama Koen Station of the subway Higashiyama Line.
Address: 3-70 Higashiyama Motomachi, Chikusa-Ward, Nagoya-City, Aichi Prefecture
Japanese address: 愛知県名古屋市千種区東山元町3-70

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