Nara Cherry Blossoms (spots, forecast 2024, Best time)

Nara Cherry Blossoms

The information about Nara Cherry Blossoms is presented here. In Nara, there are popular spots to see the cherry blossoms such as Yoshinoyama, Nara Park, Koriyama Castle Ruins, Himuro Shrine, and Ohnaka Park. Yoshinoyama, Nara Park and Koriyama Castle Ruins have been selected as one of the top 100 cherry blossom spots in Japan. Generally, the best time to see the cherry blossoms in Nara is from late March to mid-April. However, it is depends on the climate of the year.

【Basic knowledge of Cherry Blossoms】

Generally, the best time to see the cherry blossoms is earlier when the spring temperature is high, and later when the spring temperature is low. Somei-Yoshino, a representative variety of cherry blossoms, is said to bloom when the daily maximum temperature since February 1st is totaled and exceeds 600 degrees Celsius, and to be in full bloom when it exceeds 800 degrees Celsius. And Somei-Yoshino is said to be in full bloom from 5 days to 1 week after blooming, although there are differences by region.

【Cherry Blossoms Spots in Nara City area】

In Nara City area (奈良), the best time to see the cherry blossoms is usually around late March. However, the higher elevation areas such as Lake Tsukigase and around Hotoku-ji Temple will begin in April. Lake Tsukigase-ko may be illuminated during the best time to see the cherry blossoms. (confirmation required) By the way, Ukimi-do in Nara Park is lit all year round.
(Below are the best times to see the cherry blossoms every year. The best time to see this year may be a little earlier or later.)

【Cherry Blossoms Spots in Ikoma-Shiki-Ikaruga and Katsuragi areas】

In Ikoma-Shiki-Ikaruga and Katsuragi areas (生駒・信貴・斑鳩・葛城), the best time to see the cherry blossoms is usually around late March. However, in Katsuragi Sanroku Park, which is located at a higher elevation, the cherry blossom viewing season begins in early April. Koriyama Castle Ruins and Ohnaka Park may be illuminated during the best time to see the cherry blossoms. (confirmation required)
(Below are the best times to see the cherry blossoms every year. The best time to see this year may be a little earlier or later.)

【Cherry Blossoms Spots in Yamanobe-Asuka-Kashihara and Uda areas】

In Yamanobe-Asuka-Kashihara and Uda areas (山の辺・飛鳥・橿原・宇陀), the best time to see the cherry blossoms is usually around late March. However, at the higher elevations of Danzan Shrine, Byoubu-Iwa Park and Maruyama Park, the cherry blossom season begins in early April. Byoubu-Iwa Park, Ohno-dera Temple and Butsuryu-ji Temple may be illuminated during the best time to see the cherry blossoms. (confirmation required)
(Below are the best times to see the cherry blossoms every year. The best time to see this year may be a little earlier or later.)

【Cherry Blossoms Spots in Yoshinoji area】

In Yoshinoji area (吉野路), the best time to see the cherry blossoms is usually around early April. The cherry blossom season is a little later than in other areas due to the generally higher elevation. Yoshinoyama may be illuminated during the best time to see the cherry blossoms. (confirmation required)
(Below are the best times to see the cherry blossoms every year. The best time to see this year may be a little earlier or later.)

【Remarks】
Always check with the organizer for event information. Information on this site is for reference only. Contents of the event may have changed.
*参考・・・奈良桜見ごろ2024

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