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Sightseeing of cherry blossom spots during Kyoto spring ③'Former Kyoto Prefectural Office Building' photogenic cherry blossoms

Speaking of the nostalgic architecture of Kyoto, an example is the "Former Kyoto Prefectural Office Building" completed in the Meiji era.

Did you know that in its courtyard there are old cherry trees that have been taken care since very old times?

Weeping trees blooming quietly, such as the ones flowing from the drooping branches of Maruyama Park, or as the "Katamorizakura" tree, named after Matsudaira Katamori, who placed the Kyoto Military Commissioner residence in the current Prefectural Office location.

From March 23, in addition to the opening of the courtyard, the cherry blossom festival including exhibitions and concerts will be held.

Spring landscape with Western architecture and cherry blossoms is indeed a spot to take pictures of.


Sightseeing of cherry blossom spots during Kyoto spring ① Beauty's course around "Yasaka Shrine" and "Maruyama Park" is here

Sightseeing of cherry blossom spots during Kyoto spring ②Surprised at cherry blossom varieties! "Hirano Shrine" is here

More information about Kyoto/Keihoku famous cherry blossoms in rural areas is here


Former Kyoto Prefectural Office Building
Yabunouchi-cho, Nishiiru, Shinmachi, Shimodachiuri-dori, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto-shi
10 minutes on foot from "Marutacho" subway station

※ Please check the Kyoto Prefecture Web Page to know about the opening days

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