There are many places notable for cherry blossoms in Chiba prefecture, and parks and castles can be enjoyed together with the sight of cherry blossoms.

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The Cherry Blossom Festival at Mobara Park is conducted annually from March 25th to April 12th and is among the Top 100 places noted for cherry blossom viewing. There are approximately 2,850 cherry trees planted (cherry blossom varieties: 2,250 Yoshino Cherry (Prunus x yedoensis) trees, Winter Cherry (Prunus x parvifolia), etc.)  in the vast area of 160,000 square meters.

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The more photogenic ones surround the large pond to highlight Bentendou, a small structure that houses an image of Benten, a goddess of wealth, happiness, wisdom & music.

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You can enjoy the beautifully landscaped walking paths, the large grassy area, and observation decks that run along the hiking trails.

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【Mobara Park】

Address: 1325-1, Takashi, Mobara
Tel: +(81) 475-20-1548
http://www.mobara-kankou.com/sightseeing/detail/