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Nagoya Castle Cherry Blossom Festival 2025

Enjoy the season at one of Aichi's best sakura spots

Kim   - 2 min read
Venue : Nagoya Castle When : Late Mar - Early Apr 2025
Japan's cherry blossom events generally rely on the Japan Meteorological Agency's forecasts. Since blossom dates are subject to change, please always check the venue's official site before you visit 🌸


The wooden restoration of Nagoya Castle’s main tower keep is expected to be completed by 2032 at the earliest. Visitors cannot enter the structure anymore as it is not considered earthquake resistant.

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Nagoya Castle is one of Aichi Prefecture's top sakura spots, and the grounds are home to around 900 cherry trees comprising of 10 types, primarily Somei Yoshino and weeping cherry trees.

Photo: Nagoya City

The annual Nagoya Castle Cherry Blossom Festival encourages visitors to make the most out of the blooming season, and as well as appreciating the blossoms by day, the event also includes after-dark illuminations of the trees.

Photo: Nagoya City

There is an admission fee of 500 JPY for adults and 100 JPY for seniors, but admission is free for junior high school students and younger.

Getting there

Nagoya Castle can be accessed in under 5 minutes on foot from Nagoyajo Castle, which is served by the Meijo Subway Line.

For those who opt to drive, the castle is around 5 minutes from the Marunouchi IC on the Nagoya Expressway. Paid parking options are available by the Main Gate and the East Gate.

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