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38th Motobu Yaedake Cherry Blossom Festival

The Earliest Cherry Blossom Festival in Japan


From the foot to the top, more than 7000 of Ryukyu kanhi zakura, commonly known as Taiwan cherry, will color the mountain freshly pink.

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Ishikubiri the Okinawan Folk Song Contest, Miss Sakura Beauty Pageant, and other entertainments for both adults and kids would highlight the festival.

Enjoy cherry blossoms both daytime and nighttime in one day!


《January 23rd – 29th, 2016》
One day bus tour! Cherry blossom’s pink glows in the blue sky at Yaedake (daytime), glamorously illuminated cherry blossoms at Nakijin Gusuku (nighttime)


Event 38th Motobu Yaedake Cherry Blossom Festival
Date January 23rd, 2016 ~ February 7th. (planned)
Price Free.
Place Yaedake Sakura-no-Mori Park
Address 921 Namizato, Motobu-cho, Kunigami-gun, Okinawa 905-0222

Approximately 35 minute drive from Kyoda IC on Okinawa Expressway.

MAPCODE HR: 206 830 214*22
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Parking Free parking available for 500 cars.
Other features ※There will be a huge traffic between Kyoda IC and the event site expected on the day. Arriving with a margin of time recommended.
Inquiry Motobu Festival Executive Committee
URL http://www.town.motobu.okinawa.jp/