Osaka Castle Park大阪城

As a urban oasis of Osaka, Osaka Castle Park is home to over 3,000 cherry blossom trees and 1,270 Japanese apricot trees. Ascend the castle wall, you can enjoy glamorous panorama of pink trees and turquoise moats. Light-up is often held at Nishinomaru Garden.

Admission: the park is free; castle for 600 Yen; Nishinomaru Garden for 200 Yen and 350 Yen during sakura season

Number of sakura trees: 3,000

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

Variety: Somei Yoshino

2019/2020 Cherry Blossom Viewing Dates at Osaka Castle Park

Cherry blossom viewing period: late March to mid April

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

Best time to view in 2020 (estimated): March 24 to April 7

Light-up:

Cherry blossom festival in 2019: March 23 to April 14

How to visit

Access: Alight at Osakajokoen Station on the JR Osaka Loop Line. Walk out from exit 1, 3-A and 3-B of Morinomiya Station on the Osaka Metro Chuo and Nagahori Tsurumi-ryokuchi Lines and JR Osaka Loop Line.
Address: Osakajo, Chuoku, Chuo, Osaka 540-0002, Osaka Prefecture
Japanese address: 大阪府大阪市中央区大阪城