Hidehira cherry tree(Hidehira Zakura)


This legendary cherry tree is the fifth generation.

This cherry tree, which is associated with Fujiwara no Hidehira, a military commander in Oshu at the end of the Heian period, is currently the fifth generation. The cherry tree has extended its branches as if to cover the Kumano Kodo. This cherry tree can be enjoyed until around mid-April with a flowering period later than that of someiyoshino cherry trees.


Tanabe City, Nakahechi/Oto
Takahara, Nakahechi-cho, Tanabe City
Season / Time zone
Spring(April) / Daytime
Weather conditions
Sunny Cloudy Others
Frequency of appearance
According to seasons


A thirty-minute walk from “Nonaka Ipposugi”[野中一方杉] bus stop of Ryujin Bus and Meiko Bus

Recommended spot

Takijiri-oji > Tsugizakura-oji