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asked in category: General Last Updated: 26th May, 2020

Is there cherry blossom in Kyoto now?

Kyoto's Cherry Blossoms in 2020 - The Best Time for Viewing
Cherry blossom viewing (hanami) in the former capital of Kyoto is an experience you can't leave out when visiting Japan during the spring. However, some cherry blossom varieties bloom starting in early March, while others bloom during April.

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Correspondingly, what month is cherry blossom in Japan 2020?

January 10, 2020Japan's sakura season for 2020 has been released by Japan Meteorological Corporation (JMC). Forecast of full bloom in Tokyo is around March 27, and sakura may start blooming in the city around March 19. January 23, 2020 – Weather Map Japan has issued its first cherry blossom forecast of the season.

Additionally, can you see cherry blossom in May? On Japan's southern, subtropical islands of Okinawa, cherry blossoms open as early as January, while on the northern island of Hokkaido, they bloom as late as May. In most major cities in between, including Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka, the cherry blossom season typically takes place in early April.

Also to know is, where is the best cherry blossom in Kyoto?

Maruyama-koen Park

How long do the cherry blossoms last in Japan?

Depending on which parts you visit, the cherry blossoms can last from mid-April to May. Around one million people visit Kakunodate every year.

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