No.74 Cherry Tree and Rapeseed Road

Along prefectural route No. 298 is a stretch of road where blooming sakura and rapeseed go as far as the eye can see. The contrast of the pale pink blossoms and the bright yellow flowers is stunning. Approximately 2,700 somei yoshino, yaezakura, and yamazakura have been planted here, and the row of sakura goes for some 11 kilometers. Cherry Tree and Rapeseed Festival also takes place during sakura season, and there are u-pick rapeseed fields in the area.


General information

Address Aza Nakano, Ogata Village, Minami-Akita County, Akita Prefecture (Domura-Okawa Line [Prefectural Road 298]) (秋田県南秋田郡大潟村字中野[道村大川線<県道298号線>])
Peak bloom Late April–early May
Access by train 20 minutes by car from Hachirogata Station on the Ou Main Line
Access by car 30 minutes from Akita Expressway Gojome-Hachirogata IC