Still little chilly in Osaka, but Sakura trees are preparing for the blossoms!
We will have Sakura(cherry blossom) season in the end of March to April.
Our future guests might think about watching beautiful blossoms.
and more about it, lots of people will have a outdoor party under the trees.
Join it! Yammy!
This is the nice photo site of Osaka Sakura viewing!
Here are Osaka recommended places for SAKURA viewing.
Kyoto and Nara is also nice and accessible for 1 day trip from Osaka.
Highly recommended are those around the river in Osaka city.
OSAKA CASTLE PARK
There is thousand of Sakura trees the park around Osaka castle.
Enjoy walking in warm whether and take a photo with castle and Sakura.
MINAMI TEMMA PARK to KEMA SAKURANOMIYA PARK
These parks are along the OKAWA, a river running through on the north side of Osaka castle.
The east end of MINAMI TEMMA park leads to the west end of Japan Mint’s walk through.
Refer the map below.
OFUNE KAMOME(Cruising Osaka river)
The best way to enjoy all above is taking a cruising boat along the river,
OFUNE KAMOME is our favorite! Cozy and private boat will make you feel like at home
floating on the water.
http://www.ofune-camome.net/*Japanese only, Ask our front staff for information
SAKURA NO TOHRINUKE(Middle of April)
The tunnel of cherry blossoms.
You will see hundred of different type of Sakura
From 14th to 20th April, in 2011.usually from middle of April.
Outside of Osaka
Mt YOSHINO (2 hours from Osaka)
Japanese old saying “Before you die you must see the cherry blossom in Mt Yoshino.”
Near Mt Koya. It is good to be in natures
EXPO PARK (BANPAKU PARK 1 hour from Osaka)
Can’t miss the TOWER OF SUN with cherry blossoms in the park.
This is the Japanese artist Taro Okamoto’s work.
Please check the map below.
Nearby the hostel and nice shops in its surroundings. good for jogging!