Japan’s Top 100 Blossoms: Along the Shinsakai Canal (Gifu)
The Hyakujūrō sakuras along the Shinsakai Canal have been augmented with new trees each year by volunteers, and the lane now has 2,500 cherry trees over a stretch of 13 kilometers. With trees also being planted along the Daianji River, Kagamihara’s “cherry blossom corridor” has grown today to 31 kilometers.
Shinsakai Canal (Gifu)
- Variety: Somei yoshino
- No. of trees: 1,000
- When: Early April
- Hours: Open 24 hrs.
- Picnic and barbecue: Yes
- Admission: Free
- Address: Around Nakamonzen-chō, Kagamihara-shi, Gifu
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Near Shinsakai Canal
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(Translated from Japanese. Banner photo © Kagamihara City.)