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Cherry trees of Gion Shirakawa
Tea houses often visited by geisha and maiko (geisha in training) line the old-style streets. When the cherry blossom trees bloom, they light up like lit matches and are astoundingly beautiful. When night falls, the sakura are illuminated, creating a magical world.
Shijo Street, Yamato-ooji, Sueyoshi-cho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
Light-up from end of March to the beginning of April 18:00-22:00*Varies every year
The sakura season changes every year so be sure to look at the sakura forecast from Kyoto city before going.
-3 min walk from the Keihan Gion-Shijo Station-5 min walk from Hankyu Kawaramachi
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