Yodogawa Riverside Park淀川河川公园背割堤

Yodogawa Riverside Park, a confluence of three rivers, boasts No. 1 sakura viewing spot in Kyoto and the third place in Japan. You can find 220 cherry blossom trees extend on 1.4km riverbank. Visitors enjoy picnic at the lawn or wander about the blooming tunnel and venders sell various local foods and drinks. A 25-metre high viewing platform is the best place to see the breathtaking panorama.

Admission: free of charge

Number of sakura trees: 220

The age of trees: 50 to 60 years

Variety: Somei Yoshino

2019/2020 Cherry Blossom Viewing Dates at Yodogawa Riverside Park

Cherry blossom viewing period: early April

Best time to view in 2019: early April

Best time to view in 2020 (estimated): March 30 to April 7

Light-up:

Cherry blossom festival in 2019: March 30 to April 7

How to visit

Access: Walk for 10 minutes from Keihan Main Line Yawatashi Station
Address: Yawatazaioji, Yawata-shi, Kyoto, 614-8307
Japanese address: