Let’s go to Kyoto now! The beautiful collaboration of world heritage sites and cherry blossoms is a must-see!

Kyoto’s world heritage Nijo Castle light-up event “NAKED FLOWERS 2023 Sakura World Heritage Nijo Castle” will be held from March 17 (Friday) to April 15 (Saturday), 2023. .

Illumination of World Heritage Nijo Castle “Naked Flowers 2023 Sakura”

“Naked Flowers”, produced by the creative company “NAKED, INC.”, is an interactive art exhibition with flower motifs. Set in Nijo Castle, which is known as one of the most famous cherry blossom spots in Kyoto, this is an annual event where you can enjoy the beautiful scenery of the gorgeous cherry blossoms and the art of “Naked”.

Cherry Orchard “Hanaoto”

Enjoy the various expressions of the cherry blossoms at night with all five senses

The theme for 2023 is “Cherry blossoms x Japanese traditional culture”. In addition to projection mapping on the ever-popular important cultural property, Karamon Gate, natural aromas inspired by the scent of spring and cherry blossom sweets will be on sale, providing a special experience that can be enjoyed with all five senses. .

Seiryuen “Cherry blossom light up”

For example, the important cultural property Karamon Mapping “Sakura Emaki” uses the aroma of “18 OUSAI GARDEN” made from geranium and jasmine. A gorgeous and fresh scent suitable for projection mapping with dancing cherry blossom petals spreads.

Karamon Mapping “Sakura Emaki”

At the “Dandelion Project” in Uchibori, you can enjoy the nostalgic and fantastic scent “16 DANDELION HILL” composed of Shimanto cypress and yuzu. At Kountei “Haru no Hikari”, you can enjoy “09 Hanasaku” where you can feel the faint flowers in a refreshing atmosphere.

Uchibori “Dandelion Project”

Selling cherry blossom scones and matcha canelés

The gourmet food that can be tasted at the venue includes Sakura scones, matcha canelé, vegan Sakura Zenzai, and Sakura lemonade. In both cases, you can enjoy watching the cherry blossoms projected on the wall at the “Yozakura Tea Ceremony” in the front garden of the kitchen.


“Naked Flowers 2023 Sakura World Heritage Nijo Castle”

【Event Period】 Friday, March 17, 2023 – Saturday, April 15, 2023
【Hour】 18:00-22:00 (Last entry 21:00)
【Venue】 Former Imperial Villa Nijo Castle
【Address】 Kyoto Prefecture, Kyoto City, Nakagyo Ward, Nijo-dori, Horikawa Nishiiri, Nijo Castle Town 541
【Ticket handling】 Various play guides (Ticket Pia, Lawson Ticket, eplus, CN Play Guide, Seven Ticket, Rakuten Ticket, Asoview, kkday) and 7-Eleven nationwide, Lawson, Family Mart, Ministop
【Ticket Price】
■ Normal ticket
[Monday to Thursday] Junior high school students and older: 1,600 yen Elementary school students: 1,000 yen
[Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays] 2,000 yen for junior high school students and above, 1,400 yen for elementary school students

■ Specific date ticket
[April 1st (Sat), April 8th (Sat)] Junior high school students and older: 2,400 yen Elementary school students: 1,800 yen
*Regular tickets cannot be used on April 1st (Sat) and April 8th (Sat).
*Purchase at the ticket window on the day requires an additional fee compared to advance tickets

【Official Website】 https://naked.co.jp/works/18040