Gaisen Cherry Treesがいせん桜

In order to celebrate the victory of Japan-Russia War in 1906, 132 cherry trees were planted along a road at Shinjyo-son village, hence the name, aka triumphant cherry trees. During full bloom time, you can enjoy incredible scene of cherry blossom tunnel and samurai residences in Edo era.

Admission: free of charge

Number of sakura trees: 132

The age of trees: more than 100 years

Variety: Yoshino cherry

2019/2020 Cherry Blossom Viewing Dates at Gaisen Cherry Trees

Cherry blossom viewing period: mid to late April

Best time to view in 2019: mid to late April

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

Light-up:

Cherry blossom festival in 2019: April 14

How to visit

Access: It takes 40 minutes by JR Chugoku bus from Katsuyama eki station to Shinjyo-son-yakuba bus station, and then walk for 2 minutes.
Address: Higashimachi, Shinjo-son Maniwa-gun, Okayama
Japanese address: 岡山県真庭郡新庄村がいせん桜通り

Cherry blossoms Viewing Guide