Beautiful pink flowers and cherry blossoms are blooming in Fukui! Put a trip to Fukui on your to-do list!

The 38th Fukui Cherry Blossom Festival will be held at various locations in Fukui City from Saturday, March 25, 2023 to Sunday, April 9, 2023.

“The 38th Fukui Cherry Blossom Festival” Cherry blossoms bloom all at once in Fukui City

During the period, the cherry blossoms in Fukui City will bloom light pink all at once, centering on Asuwa River and Mt. You can enjoy various cherry blossom scenes, such as the magnificent row of cherry blossom trees along the Asuwa River and the weeping cherry tree at Asuwa Shrine, which is said to be over 370 years old.

Weeping cherry blossoms at Asuwa Shrine

Magnificent row of cherry blossom trees is a must-see

One of the must-see spots is the 2.2km long row of 600 cherry blossom trees. The beautiful rows of cherry blossom trees were planted in 1953 by the citizens of Fukui City, which was rebuilt after the war and the earthquake.

In addition, the Fukui Castle ruins and other famous cherry blossom spots in the surrounding area are also lit up, and the entire city is colored in cherry blossoms.

Row of cherry blossom trees along the Asuwa River


“The 38th Fukui Cherry Blossom Festival”

【Event Period】 March 25 (Sat) – April 9 (Sun), 2023
【Place】 Various places in Fukui City
Asuwa River Left Bank Embankment (JR Hokuriku Main Line Kida Bridge – Shin-Akari Bridge), Mt. Asuwa, Fukui City Central Park, Fukui Castle Ruins, Ichijodani Asakura Clan Ruins, etc.
【Participation fee】 Free (some paid content available)
【Official Website】
*Unfortunately Japanese display only