Shukkeien Garden縮景園

Shukkeien Garden was initially built for a feudal lord in 1620 and reconstructed gradually after the blast in 1945. It is said that the garden is a  miniature West Lake of Hangzhou, China. Shukkeien Garden offers you ponds, bridges, pavilions, tea houses, trees and flowers in the hustle and bustle of downtown. 200 cherry trees can mainly be found at the main entrance and the eastern end of the garden. Tea ceremonies are often held on weekends.

Admission: 260 Yen

Number of sakura trees: 200

The age of trees:

Variety: Somei Yoshino, Weeping cherry

2019/2020 Cherry Blossom Viewing Dates at Shukkeien Garden

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 April 4

Light-up:

Cherry blossom festival in 2019: not available

How to visit

Access: about 900 meters from JR Hiroshima Station via Sakaebashi Bridge
Address: 2-11 Kaminobori-cho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima
Japanese address: 広島県広島市中区上幟町2-11