Kawazu cherry blossom trees: enjoy the arrival of spring with early blooming cherry blossoms│Shizuoka Japan

Kawazu cherry blossom trees are a famous spot for beautiful cherry blossoms in Shizuoka Prefecture.

In this article, we will introduce this special place in detail for touring enthusiasts and cherry blossom lovers from all over Japan.

In addition, Izu’s natural beauty and tourist attractions are spread around the area, making it worth visiting.

In this article, we will introduce in detail the charm of the Kawazu cherry blossom trees, how to enjoy the cherry blossom festival, nearby sightseeing spots, access methods, and recommended seasons.

Let’s journey together to the beautiful world of cherry blossoms that color Shizuoka’s spring.


Overview and characteristics of Kawazu cherry blossom trees

Kawazu Cherry Blossom Row is a famous cherry blossom viewing spot located in Shizuoka Prefecture, with approximately 850 trees along the Kawazu River.

It is a place where approximately 8,000 cherry blossom trees bloom in total.

Among them, Kawazu cherry blossoms bloom from early February and are known as early blooming cherry blossoms.

This cherry tree, discovered in Kawazu Town in 1955, takes advantage of Izu’s warm climate and early blooming characteristics, and takes about a month to reach full bloom.

The beauty of Kawazu cherry blossoms has become an important feature that heralds the arrival of spring.

Kawazu Cherry Blossom Festival

Many fun events are held during the Kawazu Cherry Blossom Festival.

It’s also worth visiting at night, as the cherry blossoms are illuminated.

You can also enjoy delicious food and souvenirs at the stalls, giving you the opportunity to experience local culture.

Nearby tourist attractions

When you visit Kawazu Cherry Trees, you can also enjoy the sights in the surrounding area.

Izu has beautiful natural scenery, including a coastline and hot springs.

We especially recommend relaxing at Izu’s hot spring resorts.

Best time to see

The best time to visit is from early February to early March, when the cherry blossoms are in full bloom.

If you visit during this time, you can enjoy the beautiful cherry blossoms.

Basic information about “Kawazu cherry blossom trees”

InfoKawazu cherry blossom trees
 79-4 Hama, Kawazu-cho, Kamo-gun,
 Shizuoka Prefecture
Parking lot
 Kawazu general car parking lot(MAP)
Usually, the flowering period is from early February to early March

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Have a great trip with delicious food!

Surrounding touring spots

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