Illuminated Cherry Blossoms at Hiroshima Botanical Gardens
The sakura matsuri at Hiroshima City Botanical Gardens runs throughout April and on weekends during the first half of the month they also open at night when the cherry trees are illuminated, along with other impressive light and candle displays.
- Open until 9pm
- Final admission 8:30pm
- Live music
Shuttle bus (Below are times for the 2016 event, but departures in 2017 should be similar).
- Leaving JR Itsukaichi Station (Kita-guchi/North Exit) 15:30, 16:10, 16:50, 17:35, 18:45, 19:30
- Leaving Hiroshima City Botanical Gardens 15:50, 16:30, 17:15, 18:25, 19:10, 20:05, 21:20