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Last updated: December 21, 2020
Winter cherry blossoms brighten up cold days in Sakurayama Park
There are 7,000 winter cherry blossoms in Sakurayama Park. Fuyuzakura is a rarer variety of cherry blossom that flowers twice a year—in spring and winter. The best time to see Sakurayama Park’s winter sakura is from mid-November to mid-December.
The blooming is accompanied by a festival during which you can enjoy stage performances and warm up with cups of tocchanage—a local type of miso soup with dumplings. The trees are illuminated when the sun sets, so it is worth staying late to see them both day and night.
2166-1 Sanbagawa, Fujioka ( Map)
About 30 minutes by bus + 15 minutes by taxi from Gunma-Fujioka Station
Mid–November to early December
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