Prefectural Forest Park – Sakura no Sato

(The photo on the left is from the Shimonita Photo Contest)

Located at the foot of the southern face of Mt. Myogi, This park is reminiscent of Shangri-La with about 5,000 cherry trees of 45 varieties blooming on its vast grounds.

When you look back, the majestic Mt. Myogi peaks above you, and the contrast between the colorful blooming cherry trees is worth seeing.
You can enjoy strolling around the park from mid-April to early May every year for cherry blossom viewing.

Prefectural Forest Park - Sakura no Sato
Location
1258 Kamiosaka, Shimonita, Kanra District, Gunma 370-2621
Access
About 30 minutes from the Shimonita IC of the Joshinetsu Expressway or about 20 minutes from the Matsuida IC.
About 25 minutes by taxi from Shimonita Station on the Joshin Dentesu Railway or JR Matsuida Station.
Opening Hours
9:00-16:30
Regular Holiday

Year-end and New Year holidays (Dec. 28 - Jan. 4)

Tel
0274-82-2400
URL
http://g-kikin.or.jp/sakura/sakutop.html