"The beauty of the cherry blossoms is combined with the grace of the autumn leaves."


Obara Shikizakura Tour (Sakura on Autumn)

Obara Shikizakura is a traditional Japanese folk song and dance from the Fukushima Prefecture. It is a piece of regional culture that has been passed down from generation to generation, and is still widely performed today.

  • Obara Shikizakura, the state flower of Tochigi Prefecture, is a beautiful pink cherry blossom. 
  • The name translates tothe great cherry tree of Obara, and it was selected as the prefectures flower in 1961.
  • It is a variety of the Somei Yoshino cherry tree, but has a more vivid color and larger petals.
  • It blooms in late April and early May, and is highly favored by locals and tourists alike.
  • The trees can grow to be about 15 meters tall, and can live for over 100 years.
  • Obara Shikizakura is protected by the prefecture, and can be found in parks and gardens around the area.
  • There are even festivals held in the spring to celebrate the flowers, with people from all over coming to admire them.
  • Obara Shikizakura is an important part of the local culture and is deeply cherished by the people of Tochigi.
  • Its vibrant pink color and unique petals make it a sight to behold, and it is an unforgettable experience for anyone who visits.
  • Obara Shikizakura is a beloved symbol of Tochigi Prefecture, and its beauty will continue to bring joy to generations to come.

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