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Kawazu CherryBlossom Festival

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The Kawazu cherry blossoms(河津桜, kawazu zakura) bloom from early February through early March, for about a month. The Kawazu cherry trees have the characteristic of large pink flowers. The rows of the chery trees, “Kawazu-zakura Namiki,” continue along the Kawazu River for about three kilometers, starting from the river mouth near the Kawazu Station to Mine Onsen. You will enjoy great pink flowers of Kawazu zakura for both side of Kawazu river.

Tourist Info.
There are many parking and food stands.

Access
0. at Atami Station
1. use JR Ito line to Kawazu Station (1 hr. 16 min.)
2. walk north (10 min.)

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The Kawazu Cherry Blossom Festival (Kawazu Zakura Matsuri) is held every year from February 10 through March 10. Despite the cold weather, one million people visit Kawazu during the period of one month to enjoy the biggest event of the town. The cherry trees are beautifully illuminated at night and will captivate anyone who sees them.