No.72 Senshu Park

The site of the town’s castle ruins, Senshu Park still has a guardhouse built in the 1700s as well as a reconstructed watchtower and front gate. Along with these historical buildings, visitors can enjoy around 700 sakura, primarily somei yoshino with some yamazakura, and double-blossomed yaezakura as well. The park has deservingly earned the title of one of Japan’s 100 Top Cherry Blossom Spots. Senshu Park Sakura Festival is also held each year from mid- to late April.


General information

Address 1-1 Senshu Park, Akita, Akita Prefecture (秋田県秋田市千秋公園1-1)
Peak bloom Mid-to-late April
Access by train 15 minutes on foot from Akita Station on the Akita Shinkansen Line
Access by car 15 minutes from Akita Expressway Akita-chuo IC