Heian Shrine


2024 cherry blossom dates for Heian Shrine

This year's flowering period is anticipated to be:
Estimated Flowering Date
April 24
Estimated Full Bloom Date
April 24 ~ April 28
<p>As a famous cultural property in the time-honored city, Kyoto, Heian Shrine owns one of the biggest torii gates in Japan. Half of the 300 cherry blossom trees are weeping cherry, which attract viewers to appreciate both astonishing cherry blossoms and a concert held at the garden just four days a year.</p>
  1. Number of sakura trees:
  2. The age of trees:
    a few are over 100 years
  3. Variety:
    Somei Yoshino, Yamazakura and Shidarezakura (Weeping Cherry)

How to visit


Take half-an-hour bus from the city’s principal transportation hub, Kyoto Station. Higashiyama Station is less than 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) away on foot.


97 Nishitenno-cho, Okazaki, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto

Japanese address:


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