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Shizuoka: Kawazu-zakura Matsuri

Cherry Blossom Festival. Rich pink blossoms are distinctive of Kawazu-zakura which come into bloom in February. You can enjoy seeing the cherry blossoms along Kawazu River, even at night since the blossoms are lit up.

Schedule & Key events:
● Feb. 20-March 3 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Cherry blossoms lighting up

Location: Kawazu River, Kawazu-cho, Shizuoka

From JR Tokyo Sta., take JR Limited Express "Odoriko" to Kawazu Sta.

Festival information compiled in cooperation with the Tourist Information Center of the Japan National Tourist Organization. (Shin-Tokyo Bldg. 1F, 3-3-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; (03) 3201-3331). Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.