Daigoji Temple


2024 cherry blossom dates for Daigoji Temple

This year's flowering period is anticipated to be:
Estimated Flowering Date
April 24
Estimated Full Bloom Date
April 24 ~ April 28
<p>UNESCO world heritage listed Daigoji Temple is so renowned due to a grand hanami (cherry blossoms viewing) party hosted by one of Japan’s unifiers, Hideyoshi Toyotomi in 1598. Vast temple houses over 1,000 sakura trees which are scattered at Sampo-in, Buddhist monastery and Reihokan and visitors can buy combined ticket for 1,500 Yen. There are shuttle buses go back and forth between the temple’s entrance and Daigoji station (Tozai Subway Line) during sakura season, 300 Yen/ person for round-trip ticket.</p>
  1. Number of sakura trees:
  2. The age of trees:
    a few are over 100 years
  3. Variety:
    Somei Yoshino, Yamazakura, Weeping Cherry, Yaezakura and Kawazuzakura

How to visit


Walk for 15 minutes in an easterly direction to the temple from Daigoji Tozai subway station.


22 Higashioji-cho, Daigo, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto 601-1325

Japanese address:

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