Akagi Nanmen Thousand Cherry Blossoms赤城南面千本桜

Akagi Nanmen Thousand Cherry Blossoms is the most popular place to appreciate sakura in Gunma Prefecture. 1,000 Somei Yoshino cherry blossom trees planted along the 1.3km road attracts a large number of visitors every April. Apart from strolling under the flourishing flower tunnel, viewing cherry blossoms while having picnic on the lawn is also enjoyable. Local specialties and performances are available at festivals. Don’t miss the neighbouring Miyagi Senbonzakura no Mori Park, home to a stretch of unique Shibazakura (moss cherry blossoms).

Admission: free of charge

Number of sakura trees: 1,000

The age of trees: 60 years

Variety: Somei Yoshino

2019/2020 Cherry Blossom Viewing Dates at Akagi Nanmen Thousand Cherry Blossoms

Cherry blossom viewing period: early to late April

Best time to view in 2019: April 7 to 22

Best time to view in 2020 (estimated): April 6 to 21


Cherry blossom festival in 2019: April 6 to 21

How to visit

Access: Take a bus from Maebashi Station on JR Ryomo Line or Akagi Station on Tobu Kiryu Line or Ogo Station on Jomo Denki Line
Address: 2511-2, Naegashimamachi, Maebashi-shi, Gunma
Japanese address: 群馬県前橋市苗ケ島町

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