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[The Japan Mint Opens its Doors to Sakura Viewers]
A famous spot for viewing many kinds of sakura trees
Among the many sakura-viewing spots in Osaka, one of the spring traditions is to go through the Japan Mint to see the trees there bloom. The doors are open only for a week in mid April, when viewers can walk the sakura-lined path of approximately 560 m from the south gate to the north gate. The place is so popular because you can see many varieties of sakura all at once. It's a one way path, so be careful not to miss the rare varieties. After sunset, the bombori lanterns are lit, offering a fantastical view of the sakura hovering in the night sky.
|Posted photos||Main Sakura viewers go through the Japan Mint
Two photos Upper Ojochin, lower Beni temari
|Viewing period||Sakura: Mid April|
|Date||Mid April, 2019 (April 11th to 17th, 2018)|
|Time||Weekdays: 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. (Bombori lanterns are lit after sunset)|
|Address||1-1-79 Tenma, Kita Ward, Osaka City, Osaka|
|Phone||+81-50-5548-8686 (Hello Dial) (Japanese only)
From after the event date has been decided to when the event ends 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
|Access||Take the Midosuji Line of Osaka Metro from "Shin-Osaka" Station of JR Tokaido Shinkansen for approx. 6 minutes, alight at "Umeda Station" and walk to "Higashi-Umeda Station" of the Tanimachi Line of Osaka Metro. Take the Tanimachi Line of Osaka Metro for approx. 5 minutes, alight at "Temmabashi Station" and walk approx. 15 minutes.
Take the JR Tokaido Main Line (or the JR Kyoto Line) from “Shin-Osaka Station” of JR Tokaido Shinkansen for approx. 4 minutes, alight at “Osaka Station”, and walk for approx. 6 minutes to “Kitashinchi Station”. Take the JR Tozai Line for approx. 2 minutes, alight at “Osaka Tenmangu Station”, and walk for approx. 15 minutes. Alternatively, from “Kitashinchi Station”, take the JR Tozai Line for approx. 5 minutes, alight at “Osakajokitazume Station”, and walk for approx. 15 minutes.
|* Depending on the weather and natural conditions etc., it may not be possible to see views like the ones in the photos / article.
* The above content has been created based on 2018 data.
updated on Mar 22, 2019
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