35000 cherry blossoms are covering up the park.

Satsukiyama Park is a great park for families, spreading from the bottom to the middle of Mt. Satsuki in Ikeda city, Osaka. The park is  renowned for cherry blossoms and autumn color. In early April, 35000 cherry trees cover a large part of the mountain. There are five hiking trails with stunning view of the Osaka plain.  There are also a free botanical garden, and a petting zoo in the park.  The zoo is especially popular for kids with wombats and wallabies.

Address : 2 Chome-5 Ayaha, Ikeda, Osaka 563-0051

Access : 10-minute walk from Ikeda station on the Hankyu Takarazuka line

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