Gion Shirakawa


2024 cherry blossom dates for Gion Shirakawa

This year's flowering period is anticipated to be:
Estimated Flowering Date
April 24
Estimated Full Bloom Date
April 24 ~ April 28
<p>With well-preserved ancient architecture and delicate geisha wearing gorgeous kimono, Gion is the epitome of the historic Kyoto. Therefore, only 40 cherry blossom trees here won’t stop viewers to appreciate the unique beauty of sakura, particularly at night when trees are illuminated.</p>
  1. Number of sakura trees:
  2. The age of trees:
  3. Variety:
    Somei Yoshino and Weeping Cherry

How to visit


Walk for 5 minutes from Gion Shijo station and Sanjo station on the Keihan main line.


Higashiyama-ku | along Shirakawa River Minamidori, Kyoto 605-0000, Kyoto Prefecture

Japanese address:

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