Sankeien Garden三溪園

Sankeien Garden is a traditional Japanese garden housing many ancient constructions and woods. The 500-metre road leading to the park is lined with cherry blossom trees on both sides to create a beautiful sakura tunnel. What draws the most attention from visitors is the stunning picture of cherry blossoms, old pagoda on the hill and their reflections in the pond, which is even more incredible in the light-up.

Admission: 700 Yen

Number of sakura trees: 300

The age of trees: some are over 60 years

Variety: Somei Yoshino, Yamazakura and Shidarezakura (Weeping Cherry)

2019/2020 Cherry Blossom Viewing Dates at Sankeien 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 31

Light-up:

Cherry blossom festival in 2019: March 22 to 31

How to visit

Access: From JR Negishi Station- At Bus Platform No.1, take the municipal bus Route No.58,99 or 101. Get off at Honmoku( 10 minutes' ride) , and then walk to the Garden( 10 minutes) . From JR Yokohama Station- At Bus Platform No.2, take the municipal bus Route No.8 or 148. Get off at Sankeien-iriguchi( 35 minutes'ride) , and then walk to the Garden( 5 minutes) . At Bus Platform No.2, take the Burari-Sankeien BUS(Operates only on saturdays and holidays).45 minutes'ride.Get off at the end of line(Sankeien Garden)
Address: Sankeien, 58-1 Honmokusannotani, Naka-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa-ken 231-0824
Japanese address: 神奈川県横浜市中区本牧三之谷58-1