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清水船越堤公園 Shimizu Funakoshi Tsutsumi Park

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  • Other Shizuoka areas
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497 Funakoshi, Shimizu-ku Shizuoka-shi, Shizuoka, 424-0866, Japan
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Open every day
Date of post:2016/03/08

【Cherry Blossom Season (Limited Edition)】A popular spot for Cherry Blossom Party

  • Cherry Blossom Viewing

Funakoshi-zutsumi Park is located in Shimizu-ward of Shizuoka city with the area of 94,000m2. Visitors can enjoy the nature throughout the year, such as cherry blossom in spring and colored leaves in autumn. The park has been loved by local citizens walking their pets, jogging, fishing in the ponds, painting pictures and the like. There are playground equipments for children and a tea house. From the park, you can overlook a great view of Shimizu Port with Mt. Fuji if the weather allows.

The park is also well-known as one of the best spots for cherry blossom viewing. About 1,000 cherry blossom trees attract lots of visitors every year from late March through early April. Shimizu is the birthplace of the cherry blossom trees that were sent to Washington D.C. in 1912 and have built the friendship between the United States and Japan. Now cherry blossom trees along the Potomac River became a famous viewing spot. Through the friendship exchanges for over 100 years, some cherry blossom trees grown in Washington D.C. were sent to and planted in the Funakoshi-zutsumi Park. They are called home-returning cherry blossom trees, the symbols of the friendship between both countries.

During the cherry blossom season, some food stalls are standing along and cherry blossoms are lit up so that visitors can enjoy them both in day and night. Not only local people but also lots of visitors gather, spread their picnic sheets and have cherry blossom viewing parties eating, drinking and sometimes singing respectively. It may be another fun to have a look!

Access to Funakoshi-zutsumi Park
There are about 50 parking lots, but during the cherry blossom season, it’s always occupied with many cars lined up. Taxi may be convenient. It takes about 15 minutes from JR Shimizu Station.

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