Shukugawa Park 夙川公園
A riverside park that's home to Hyogo's best cherry blossom display
When Shukugawa Park's cherry blossoms start to bloom, this corner of Hyogo comes alive with some of the best hanami, strolls while admiring cherry blossoms, in Japan. When Shukugawa Park's cherry blossoms start to bloom, this corner of Hyogo comes alive with some of the best hanami, strolls while admiring cherry blossoms, in Japan.
How to Get There
The park is a short walk from Shukugawa Station, the main station in the area, as well as Kurakuenguchi Station and Koroen Station. It is also a two-minute walk from Sakurashukugawa Station.
One of Japan's top cherry blossom spots
For the ultimate cherry blossom experience in Hyogo, you cannot miss Shukugawa Park on the riverside. In Nishinomiya, not too far from the heart of Kobe , April sees over 1,600 cherry trees cover the grounds of the park with their pink, pillowy blossoms.
Local color and friendly locals
When the blossoms start to bloom, the park comes alive with locals and guests flocking to enjoy them. Join in if you like.
Follow the path
Stretching over 2.8 kilometers from north to south along the river, this park has a lot to offer year round. There's a wide walking path that follows the flow of the river, making it an excellent strolling destination.
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