Maruyama Park円山公園

A 12-metre tall and more than 80-year-old weeping cherry blossom tree in the middle of Maruyama Park stands out in 850 sakura trees. Compared to the tranquil cherry blossom viewing at Gion, it is like a carnival at the park. At night, people sit under the light-up trees, chatting, tasting snacks and drinking beer or sake.

Admission: free of charge

Number of sakura trees: 850

The age of trees: more than 80 years (the middle weeping cherry blossom tree)

Variety: Somei Yoshino and Weeping Cherry

2019/2020 Cherry Blossom Viewing Dates at Maruyama Park

Cherry blossom viewing period: mid March to mid April

Best time to view in 2019: late March to early April

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

Light-up:

Cherry blossom festival in 2019: not available

How to visit

Access: A 5-minute walk from City Bus Stop "Gion"
Address: 473 Maruyamacho, Higashiyama-ku, Higashiyama, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
Japanese address: 京都府京都市東山区円山町ほか