Honmoku Summit Park

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Honmoku Summit Park (本牧山頂公園, honmokusanchokoen) is Sakura spot located in Yokohama. The original Yokohama Red Sakura (横浜緋桜) is planted in this park. Yokohama Red Sakura bloom beautiful pink flowers. At one of the hills in this park, there are many those Sakura, and people have their Hanami party under Sakura. Yokohama Red Sakura bloom the end of March. They bloom little earlier than Somei-Yoshino which is commonly seen everywhere in Japan. There are several hills with Sakura for Hanami party in this park.

Tourist Info.
There is a parking and restrooms.

0. at Yokohama Station.
1. use JR Negishi Line to Yamate (6 min.)
2. walk south-east (30 min.)


周圍的地圖 Honmoku Summit Park


Honmoku Summit Park is located on the top of small mountain. There are several hills which has open fields and Sakura. Because it is located on the top of the mountain, you can enjoy great 360 degree view of Yokohama Bay area.

Yokohama Red Sakura (横浜緋桜)
... was created by Isao Shirai in 1970's. He crossed Kanhi-Zakura and Kenrokuen-Kumagai. It takes both aspects: strong with cold weather and beautiful colors. It bloom red flowers and they face down to the ground. Just like Somei-Yoshino, flowers bloom before leaves come out. So, when they bloom, the tree looks awesome.