Seasons

THINGS TO SEE & DO

Kinosaki Onsen cherry blossoms will bloom for around one week between late March and early April

Kinosaki Onsen Cherry Blossoms
Cherry blossom trees line the Otani River from Kiyamachi Road to just past the foot of Onsen Temple.
The beauty of the hot springs is magnified at night, when these cherry blossoms trees are lit up, creating a snow cave like effect.
POINT OF INTEREST
Kinosaki Onsen’s cherry blossoms show you two different sides of their beauty, one during the day and another at night.
The wind scatters the petals about, creating an elegant scene as they flutter and dance down to the river where they float on the river’s surface.
The castle in “Izushi Castle Town” is another place to enjoy the cherry blossoms.
Night Cherry Blossoms
Night Cherry Blossoms
Enjoy night cherry blossoms along Kiyamachi Road, the blossoms are lit up and transformed into something like a snow cave.
Flower Raft
Flower Raft
As the petals begin to fall, the Otani River along Kiyamachi Road becomes covered in these petals.
Izushi
Izushi
"Izushi Castle Town" is located about 40 minutes from Kinosaki, you can get there by taking a train and then bus.
There are two kinds of cherry blossom trees in Izushi, allowing for a cherry blossom season that can be enjoyed for a little longer.
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