Nitchusen Memorial Bike and Pedestrian Path日中線記念自転車歩行者道

The 3km long cherry blossoms tunnel is converted by an railroad from Kitakata Station to Atsushio Station. Visitors and dwellers stroll and ride their bikes under the stunning weeping cherry blossom trees in sakura season. At the middle of the road exhibits a former steam railway engine which is a perfect match with cherry blossoms unexpectedly.

Admission: free of charge

Number of sakura trees: 1,000

The age of trees: 30 to 40 years

Variety: Weeping cherry

2019/2020 Cherry Blossom Viewing Dates at Nitchusen Memorial Bike and Pedestrian Path

Cherry blossom viewing period: mid to late April

Best time to view in 2019: mid to late April

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

Light-up:

Cherry blossom festival in 2019: April 12 to 30

How to visit

Access: About a 5-minute walk from JR Kitakata Station.
Address: Ekimae Taishido to Maruyamacho Muramatsu, Kitakata, Fukushima Prefecture
Japanese address: 福島県喜多方市押切東・松山町村松