Cherry blossoms of Goryokaku

Why not watch cherry blossoms from both the ground and the observation deck?

Situated next to Goryokaku Tower, the national history site, Goryokaku, is one of the famous spots to see cherry blossoms in Hakodate. There are nearly 1,600 cherry blossom trees, mainly of the Somei Yoshino species, on the premises of Goryokaku. Every year during the cherry blossom season, a host of locals and tourists gather here to see cherry blossoms.

After enjoying cherry blossoms on the ground, please look down Goryokaku from the observation deck of the Goryokaku Tower. You will see pink cherry blossoms in full bloom planted around the star-shaped moat.

Why not enjoy the cherry blossoms of Goryokaku from both the ground and the observation deck?

Cherry blossoms of Goryokaku
Cherry blossoms of Goryokaku
Cherry blossoms of Goryokaku
Cherry blossoms of Goryokaku

Today’s cherry blossoms of Goryokaku (Updated regularly)

■ This year’s flowering and full-bloom dates of cherry blossoms in Hakodate.
Flowering date: Sunday, April 28. Full-bloom date: Friday (public holiday), May 3.

Our Facebook page shows the state of cherry blossoms in Goryokaku from budding, flowering, and full bloom to cherry trees with green leaves.

Sunday, April 14, 2019. Status of cherry blossoms in Goryokaku [Buds]

*The flowering state of cherry blossoms on this website is based on its own judgment of the Goryokaku Tower.
*The conditions of cherry blossoms are affected by weather conditions, such as temperatures and winds. Please note that the actual conditions may differ from a picture posted even on the same day.
*For the flowering state of cherry blossoms, Japanese wisterias, and azaleas on the premises of Goryokaku Park, please contact the park office (0138-31-5505.)

Click here to see the cherry blossom blooming forecast by the Japan Weather Association.
Click here to see the cherry blossom blooming information at Goryokaku Park by the Japan Weather Association.