What to wear during cherry blossom season in Osaka?
Even though the afternoon temperature in March and April can reach 14 to 20 degree celsius, you’d better wear or bring a thick coat. The temperature in the evening is just 5 to 10 degree celsius. You will definitely need to keep warm when enjoying beautiful night cherry.
What to ride to view cherry blossoms in different spots?
Metro system and Osaka railway loop line are well-developed in Osaka. So taking metro and loop line is a time and cost saving way to to view cherry blossoms in different spots.
What do people eat at cherry blossom season?
Japanese people are keen on having picnic under cherry trees. They often bring bentos, rice balls, sushi, pickled vegetables, beer, etc. food stands provide grilled meats, fried fish, sticky rice balls and sweets. Sakura-flavoured ice cream and dessert are peculiar to cherry blossom season.
Which cherry blossom viewing spots hold festivals in Osaka?
12 cherry blossom viewing spots in Osaka celebrate festivals. For example, Osaka Castle Park, Expo 70 Commemorative Park, Settsu-kyo Gorge, etc. hold festivals during sakura season which usually last from a few days to two weeks. There are performances, local food and drinks on the events.
Which cherry blossom viewing spots hold night cherry, light-up or illumination?
Around 9 cherry blossom viewing spots in Osaka hold light-up, such as Settsu-kyo Gorge, saka Castle Park, Expo 70 Commemorative Park, Uchiagegawachisui Ryokuchi Park, etc.
Where are the best cherry blossom viewing spots in Osaka?
There are about 34 cherry blossom viewing spots in Osaka. Osaka Castle Park, Expo 70 Commemorative Park, Osaka Mint Bureau in the city are listed as top 100 cherry blossom viewing spots in Japan. Additionally, Kema Sakuranomiya Park, Satsukiyama Park, Settsu-kyo Gorge, etc. are recommended.
When is cherry blossom season in Osaka?
Cherry blossoms often bloom from late March to early April, about two weeks, 5 to 7 days later than in Tokyo. In 2019, cherry blossom season in Osaka is between March 27 and April 10, and full bloom fell on April 4.