Events in March
Children float hina dolls in the river to ward misfortunes off.（Late March）
Iwami-ginzan Silver Mine Plum Festival（Shimane）
Plum blossoms mark the arrival of spring.(From early to mid-February)
Kurashiki Haruyoi Akari(Okayama)
Kurashiki Bikan historical quarter is filled with lights with a Japanese touch.(From late February to early March)
Hina Doll Festival at Tomo(Hiroshima)
Various types of Hina dolls; antique, modern and hand-made are displayed.(From late February to mid- March)
Camellia Festival, Hagi(Yamaguchi)
Visitors are overwhelmed by 25,000 camellia trees which blossom in vivid color.(From mid-February to late March)
Places to Go
Cherry Blossoms at Okayama Korakuen Garden
Please come to enjoy the garden which looks more beautiful with cherry blossoms
Cherry Blossoms at Tamayugawa River Bank
It’s fun to explore the hot spring resort colored by pink blossoms
Cherry Blossoms at Miyajima Island
Miyajima looks remarkably different in the cherry blossom season.
Cherry Blossoms at Kurashiki Bikan Historic Quarter
Please enjoy a boat ride on the river while viewing cherry blossoms.
Cherry Blossoms at Kintaikyo Bridge
A bridge made of five connected arches and cherry blossoms make a brilliant view.