State of the Cherry Blossoms 2017

We’ll endeavor to keep you updated on how this year’s cherry blossoms are progressing.

The progression goes

Budding >> Starting to bloom >> 50% >> 70% >> Full Bloom >> Starting to fall

See our complete guide to enjoying Hiroshima’s cherry blossoms here.
Updated April 6

Location Blossom status
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park 50%
Shukkei-en Garden 50%
Hiroshima Castle Starting to bloom
Hijiyama Park 50%/td>
Miyajima 70%
Eba-yama Park 70%
Hiroshima Botanical Gardens Starting to bloom
Kintai-kyo Bridge 50%
Senko-ji Park (Onomichi) Starting to bloom
Haji Dam Budding
Fukuyama Castle 50%
Ozekiyama Park (Miyoshi) Starting to bloom
Ueno Park (Shobara) Budding

Paul Walsh

Paul arrived in Hiroshima "for a few months" back in 1996. He is the co-founder of and loves running in the mountains.