Settsu-kyo Gorge natural park, located in the north of Osaka that can be enjoyed throughout the year with the beauty of the seasonal nature and flowers.
Rakusai Chikurin Bamboo Park is located in south-west of Arashiyama. You can see beautiful bamboo forest without the crowds like Arashiyama’s bamboo forest.
A national park with the largest wooden foot bridge in Japan, to look out a panoramic view, is located in the east side of Osaka for a day hike or a picnic.
The Kamo-gawa Delta is home to Tadasu no mori, the famous woods of Shimogamo Shrine. A triangular shaped delta by Kyoto’s iconic Kamo-gawa River, to chill out.
Uchiage-gawa Chisui Ryokuchi Park, a greenery park with a flood control pond is located in Neyagawa city of Osaka, to offer a stunning sight of cherry blossom.
Takeda Castle, a stunning set of castle ruins located in the mountains of Hyogo is often called as the Castle floating in the sky or the Machu Picchu of Japan”.
Tatsuno Castle is located just 15km from Himeji castle in Hyogo. You can walk around the lovely castle town whle enjoying the historic atmosphere and see the view from the remains of the old castle.
Sasayama castle, located in Hyogo is rustic and tranquil, but it offers nice views of the surrounding countryside. The castle is a famous spot for cherry blossoms.
Umekoji Park, located in the east side of Kyoto station, is one of the biggest open grassy field in the city, with a huge aquarium and the biggest railway museum.
Maruyama Park is behind Yasaka Shrine in the Higashiyama District in Kyoto. The park is popular for both locals and visitors, particularly when cherry trees bloom.
Nara Park is a large park, home of hundreds of deer, located of many of Nara’s main attractions including Todai-ji Temple, Kasuga-Taisha, Kofuku-ji Temple.
Minoo park , a forested valley is the closest dose of nature you can reach from the central Osaka to enjoy seasonal changes and the magnificent Mino Waterfall.
Nukata Enchi park is one of the prefectural nature parks in Osaka near Ikoma mountain top. Visitors can enjoy viewing different kinds of landscapes and flowers.
Shukugawa park is Located both side of the Shukugawa River in the west of Nishinomiya City. The park is famous for the cherry blossom viewing spot.
Hikone castle become a popular cherry blossom viewing spot in spring, about 1.200 cherry trees making the most beautiful time of year to visit the castle.
Nagahama castle is located in northern part of Shiga. You can see a layer of cherry blossoms from the castle tower during the cherry blossom season.
Kema Sakuranomiya park is one of the most famous sites for cherry blossom viewing spot in Osaka. The park is just a few hundred meters from Osaka castle.
Kasagiyama Natural Park in the mountains to south east of Kyoto, is most famous for its cherry blossom and is considered one of Japan’s Top 100 cherry blossom.
A variety of flowers bloom seasonally under the symbolic tower “Tower of the Sun” in the Expo park. Plums blossoms and cherry blossoms are beautiful.
Tennouji Park is located , nearby the Tsutenkaku tower, the symbol of Osaka. The park has a number of attractions such as a Japanese garden, zoo, an art museum.
The gorgeous style of Nijo castle, the world heritage is surrounded by green space and cherry, plum, maple, ginkgo trees lined along walking paths
Koriyama Castle, a symbol of Yamato-koriyama city is one of the few castle ruins in the Nara area. Magnificent moats are still being the pride of Koriyama
Wakayama Castle is on a small hill and gives you good views over the town. In spring, Wakayama’s most popular spot for cherry blossom viewing.
Himeji Castle, the striking white edifice Castle is considered the most beautiful in Japan. The castle was constructed in the mid-14th century.
Satsukiyama Park is a great park for families in Osaka. In early April, 35000 cherry blossoms cover a large part of the park. There are also a free petting zoo.
Osaka Castle is the symbol of Osaka, was built by Toyotomi Hideyoshi. The Osaka castle park is very popular hanami spot during the cherry blossom season.