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Nara’s Cherry Blossom Forecast 2017

Cherry blossom, or sakura as it is known in Japanese, comes as quickly as it goes; blink and you'll miss it. Luckily in Nara, there are so many fantastic spots that you can usually catch the flowers somewhere through most of April. To find out when the cherry trees are forecast to be at their most spectacular this year, read on.

Mt. Yoshino

Best time to visit: mid-Apr 2017 | Nature Events | Yoshino

Shimo-senbon

Best time to visit: 11 Apr 2017 | Nature & The Outdoors | Yoshino

Naka-senbon

Best time to visit: 12 Apr 2017 | Nature & The Outdoors | Yoshino

Kami-senbon

Best time to visit: 15 Apr 2017 | Nature & The Outdoors | Yoshino

Nara Park

Best time to visit: 8 Apr 2017 | Nature & The Outdoors | Nara Park

Mt. Wakakusa

Best time to visit: 8 Apr 2017 | Nature & The Outdoors | Nara Park

Chikurin-in Temple & Garden

Best time to visit: 12 Apr 2017 | History & Culture | Yoshino

Hanayagura Observatory

Best time to visit: 15 Apr 2017 | Nature & The Outdoors | Yoshino

Ishibutai Tumulus

Best time to visit: mid-Apr 2017 Cherry trees lit up from Apr 1 to late Apr | History & Culture | Asuka

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