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Akagi Nanmen Senbonzakura
(Akagi Nanmen Cherry Blossom Festival)

赤城南面千本桜(前橋市)

Enjoy a walk around 1,000 sakura on the slopes of Mount Akagi

The organizers have confirmed that this event is GOING ahead.
We're sure this is happening, but 2024 dates and times are not confirmed.

DATE

2024 :  Early to Mid April

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*Dates and times have not been confirmed by the organizer.

TIMES

Gates of the park are open from 8:00 AM to 10 PM

*All dates & times are subject to change due to weather and/or unforeseen circumstances.

 

SCHEDULE

There are some special performances and markets on the first and second weekends of April.

*All dates & activities are subject to change due to weather and/or unforeseen circumstances.

COST

Free entry (1,000 yen for parking if coming by car).

There is also a shuttle bus from the South exit of JR Maebashi Station on weekends (1,500 yen one way)

*Prices were accurate at Oct 2023 

How to enjoy the cherry blossoms at Akagi Nanmen Senbonzakura

Picturesque scenery

Sakura (Cherry Blossom)

Fun for couples

Fun for kids and family

Enjoy for 1.5-2.5 hours

🌸 🌸 Walk around Cheery Blossom Paradise
–A Perfect Getaway on ⛰️ Mt. Akagi —

Visit Akagi Nanmen Senbonzakura, one of the ‘🌸 100 Best Sakura Viewing Points in Japan’ with over 1,000+ cherry trees on the slopes of ⛰️ Mt. Akagi.

Enjoy a pink paradise and beautiful  🌠 illuminations after dark in early April. 💖✨ Also, make sure to check out a section of this park that showcases different 🌸 sakura varieties from around the globe!

Chosen as one of the best places to enjoy Sakura near Tokyo, so don’t miss it❗️

What to do near Akagi Nanmen Senbonzakura

Akagi Area Guide

2-days in Mt. Akagi

Round trip from Tokyo

Maebashi City Mt. Akagi and City view

Maebashi City

Maebashi City is 70 min from Tokyo. It’s an exciting art and nature city, including nearby Mt. Akagi, Lake Onuma, and more. It’s also a good base to use to travel around the region.

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How to get to Akagi Nanmen Senbonzakura

From Tokyo

* It's easier to drive there or take public transportation on Sat or Sun.

Address

2511-2 Naegashimamachi, Maebashi City, Gunma Pref. Japan 321-0241

〒371-0241 群馬県前橋市苗ヶ島町2511-2

By Train

On Sat and Fri only – Special bus from JR Maebashi Sta.

From Tokyo (or Ueno) take the Joetsu Shinkansen (or Hokuriku-Shinkansen) to JR Takasaki Station. Change to JR Ryomo Line to JR Maebashi Station. From there, take the special shuttle bus (1,500 yen) to Akagi Nanmen Senbonzakura (赤城南面千本桜).

From Tokyo 

From Tokyo (or Ueno) take the Joetsu Shinkansen (or Hokuriku-Shinkansen) to JR Takasaki Station. Change to JR Ryomo Line to JR Maebashi Station. From there, take the bus to Chu-Maebashi Station, take the Jomo Denkitetsudo train to Ogo Station, and take a taxi from there.

Use the Japan Transit Planner to find trains.

By Car

From Isesaki Interchange (Kitakanto Expressway)

40 min drive from Isesaki IC (伊勢崎 IC) on the Kitakanto Expressway (Kitakanto Jidoshado).

Places to STAY in Maebashi City

Hotels (Western style)

There are budget business-style Western hotels to choose from, as well as a few luxury art hotels including the Shiroiya Hotel which features many famous contemporary artists from around the world.  Towards Mt. Akagi visitors can also find glamping sites.

Japanese style

Most hotels in central Maebashi are Western , but Japanese-style ryokans with onsen baths can be found on the foot hills of Mt Akagi.

Shiroiya Hotel

Entrance of Shiroiya Hotel in Maebashi city

Shiroiya Hotel is a one-of-a-kind boutique hotel/art destination where contemporary art and rich history merge seamlessly. This innovative luxury hotel designed by Sou Fujimoto features striking installations, like Leandro Erlich’s ‘Lighting Pipes,’ and guest rooms displaying works by international artists.

Contact Details (Event Organizer)

Any questions about this?

For information about this event please contact the Maebashi Convention & Visitors Bureau directly.

Tel: +81 027-235-2211

Websites

Japanese Official Website (External, Japanese site)

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