Original Kawazu Sakura

Travel Information

Original Kawazu Sakura (河津桜原木) is known as the early blooming cherry blossom located in Kawazu Town. It is about the 70 years old original kind of Sakura. In 1955, it was found in Kawazu and today, it's been planted all over Japan now. It has beautiful pink flowers and lasts about one month. It blooms in February to March.

Tourist Info.
There is no parking or restroom.
It is located in a private house. So, do not enter the inside of their garden.

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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Detailed Travel Guide

Original Kawazu Sakura
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 cherry 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 sakura for both sides of Kawazu river.