Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park平和記念公園

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park is on the to-go list of most foreign visitors, not only because is it a sacred place to pray peace, but also a peaceful spot to view cherry blossoms. The park was built just next to the Atomic Bomb Dome, the hypocenter of the atomic blast in 1945. You can take sightseeing boats or river taxis on the Motoyasu River to enjoy sakura.

Admission: free of charge

Number of sakura trees: 300

The age of trees:

Variety: Somei Yoshino

2019/2020 Cherry Blossom Viewing Dates at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park

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): March 22 to early April

Light-up:

Cherry blossom festival in 2019: not available

How to visit

Access: Take tram line 2 or 6 to the Genbaku-Domu Mae stop from Hiroshima Station.
Address: 1, Nakajima-cho, Naka ward, Hiroshima city, Hiroshima
Japanese address: 広島県尾道市東土堂町・西土堂町

Cherry blossoms Viewing Guide