Kenrokuen Garden兼六園

Not only is Kenrokuen Garden included in Japan’s top 100 spots to view cherry blossoms, but also one of three noted gardens in Japan (the other two are Korakuen in Okayama and Kairakuen in Mito). Cherry blossoms in the garden boast broad and unusual varieties. Sitting on mats to have picnic or enjoy sakura is not allowed in the park.

Admission: free during sakura season (one to two weeks); 310 Yen ordinarily

Number of sakura trees: 420

The age of trees:

Variety: Yoshino cherry, Sphaerantha cherry, Fugenzo cherry and Ukon cherry

2019/2020 Cherry Blossom Viewing Dates at Kenrokuen Garden

Cherry blossom viewing period: early April

Best time to view in 2019: early April

Best time to view in 2020 (estimated): early April

Light-up:

Cherry blossom festival in 2019: not available

How to visit

Access: Take the Kanazawa Right Loop Bus from bus stop #7 or the Kenrokuen Shuttle Bus from bus stop 6, and get off at Kanazawa Station’s East Exit Bus Terminal.
Address: 1 Kenrokumachi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa
Japanese address: 石川県金沢市兼六町1