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[Kakegawa Castle Park Sakura Matsuri]

Why not visit Kakegawa Castle during the height of the sakura tree flowering season?

More than 150 sakura trees of various kinds including "kakegawa-zakura"which is a newly developed early blossom kind, somei-yoshino, shiki-zakura, and shidare-zakura have been planted within Kakegawa Castle Park and they gorgeously decorate the castle. "Kakegawa Castle Park Sakura Matsuri" is held on April 7th (Sat). Various events are held, like a ninja experience at Honmaru Hiroba, street food, tea parties for enjoying the sakura at the Ninomaru Tea Room, workshops and sales by artists from 18 organizations at Takenomaru, and morning markets, etc. Why not pay a visit to Kakegawa Castle in the prime of spring?
Viewing period Kakegawa-zakura: End of February to mid March
Somei-yoshino, shiki-zakura, and shidare-zakura: End of March to beginning of April
Date ● Kakegawa Castle Park Sakura Matsuri
April 7th, 2018
Time Opening hours: 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
 
Address 1138-24 Kakegawa, Kakegawa City, Shizuoka
Phone Kakegawa Castle Management Office
+81-537-22-1146 (Japanese only)
Access Approx. 7-minute walk from "Kakegawa Station" of JR Tokaido Shinkansen.
URL Kakegawa Castle
http://kakegawajo.com/news/
* Depending on the weather and natural conditions etc., it may not be possible to see views like the ones in the photos / article. Viewing periods for flowers / autumn leaves and event schedules are subject to change.

updated on Mar 30, 2018

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