Hanamomo-no-Sato Park

Hanamomo-no-Sato Park

From early April right up to the start of May, 40 varieties of blossoming peach trees present a feast for the eyes for visitors to Hanamomo-no-Sato Park. There are over 300 peach trees spread across the 8,000 square meters of land.

From blossoms with a single layer of petals, to the elaborate Yae-zakura and Kikuzaki Sakura flowers, there is a huge variety in the shapes and colours of cherry blossoms to be discovered and enjoyed at Hanamomo-no-Sato Park.

As well as being free to visit, Hanamomo-no-Sato Park is conveniently located; just 20 minutes on foot from Iizaka Onsen Station.

Venue Details

Venue Details
Websitehttps://fukushima-guide.jp/discover/hanamomo-no-sato/
Contact

Fukushima City Tourism & Convention Association

(+81) 24-563-5554

fukushima.guide@f-kankou.jp

Best Season
  • Spring
Entrance FeeFree entrance
Related infoBest Season: Early-April to Early-May
Access Details
AccessHigashidateshita, Iizaka Town, Fukushima City, Fukushima Pref. 960-0201
View directions
Getting there

By Car: 10 min from the Fukushima Iizaka I.C. exit off the Tohoku Expressway.

By Train: Take the Fukushima Kotsu Iizaka Line from Fukushima Station. Get off at Iizaka Onsen Station. From there, the park is a 20 min walk.

By Taxi: 25 min taxi-ride from Fukushima Station.

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Fukushima City's Iizaka Onsen has been used as an onsen town for over 1,000 years, and has been visited by legendary figures in Japanese literature such as Matsuo Basho (1644-1694), the master of haiku poems. Locals in Iizaka Onsen pride themselves on the well-known Japanese phrase “Beppu in the West; Iizaka in the East”, which refers to the best onsen towns in Japan. The Surikami River that passes through the town is lined on either side by 9 high-rise ryokan (Japanese-style inns). More ryokan can be found scattered about Iizaka Onsen. The town is also dotted with a number of communal baths and public foot baths. Some of Iizaka Onsen’s most well-loved local foods include include Enban Gyoza and soft-boiled eggs known as Onsen Tamago. Iizaka Onsen is also close to sightseeing spots such as Hanamomo no Sato, the Fruit Line, and Nakano Fudoson Temple.

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