Cherry blossoms around Hirune-chaya Rest Area(Hirune-chaya no Sakura)


Cherry blossoms in full bloom, coloring the superb view

Approximately 300 Yoshino cherry trees are planted around Hirune-chaya Rest Area located along the Kumano Kodo. It is located at a high altitude and commands a panoramic view of Tanabe Bay, and in this way the superb view over the sea is colored with cherry blossoms every spring.


Central Tanabe City
Nagano, Tanabe City
Season / Time zone
Spring(April) / Daytime
Weather conditions
Frequency of appearance
According to seasons


80 min. on foot from “Nagaoguchi”[長尾口] bus stop. Bus service for Nagaoguchi is available from JR Kii-Tanabe Sta. on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. For details, please check:

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