Mt. Shiude紫雲出山

Mt. Shiude literally means purple clouds emerging from mountains, so you can imagine how beautiful the place is. Cherry blossoms on Mt. Shiude boasts No. 1 in Kagawa Prefecture. Outlooking from the viewing platform on 352-metre mountaintop, you will be impressed by the breathtaking scenery of island-dotted Seto Inland Sea and carpet-like cherry blossoms. No wonder the Seto Inland Sea is ranked No. 7 must-go attractions in the world in 2019 by New York Times.

Admission: free of charge

Number of sakura trees: 1,000

The age of trees:

Variety: Yoshino cherry and wild cherry

2019/2020 Cherry Blossom Viewing Dates at Mt. Shiude

Cherry blossom viewing period: late March to mid April

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

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

Light-up:

Cherry blossom festival in 2019: not available

How to visit

Access: It takes 30 minutes from JR Takuma Station to Ohama bus stop on Takuma Line or Takuma-Mino Line and walk for 5 minutes to Ohama Fishing Port, then take shuttle bus for 20 minutes to Mt. Shiude mountaintop parking lot. Finally, walk for 7 minutes to the observation deck.
Address: Ohama Otsu 451-1 Takuma-cho, Mitoyo, Kagawa
Japanese address: 香川県三豊市詫間町大浜乙451-1