Festivals & Events
Mochio Park Cherry Blossom Festival 母智丘公園の桜
Stroll through tunnels of blooming cherry blossom trees
Home to thousands of sakura trees, Mochio Park becomes a cloud of pink from mid-March, attracting thousands of enthralled visitors.
- Taking a traditional rickshaw ride through the cherry blossom trees
- Seeing all 2,600 trees from up high near Mochio Shrine
- The daily entertainment and food stalls of the Mochio Park Cherry Blossom Festival
How to Get There
The easiest way to get to the park is by car.
If you are traveling from Miyazaki Station, head straight for a few blocks until you come to Route 269. Follow Route 269, which will take you close to Mochio Park . The drive should take about 45 minutes.
Feel the excitement of cherry blossom season
Cherry blossom season is one of the great times to visit Japan. A symbol of fresh beginnings and the end of the cold winter, locals and visitors alike flock to Mochio to celebrate with beer and picnics, and by taking lots of photos.
An impressive collection of trees
The cherry blossoms at Mochio Park are a sight to behold, with around 2,600 trees bursting with delicate blooms. In the park, they create a vast sea of pink, which contrasts beautifully with the bright blue spring sky.
A retro way to enjoy the sights
One of the most enjoyable ways to admire the cherry blossoms is by taking a traditional rickshaw ride around the local sights. Head up to Mochio Shrine for a lovely view of the festivities and blossoms below.
You can round out your trip with a visit to the nearby Sekinoo Falls , designated as one of Japan's 100 most beautiful waterfalls.