Artistic cherry blossom viewing at Nijo Castle, Kyoto! Enjoy the fantastic lights and sakura gourmet food!


NAKED Cherry Blossom Festival, a cherry blossom viewing event by the creative company NAKED, will be held at the World Heritage Site Nijo Castle, which will be dyed in cherry blossom colors. 300 cherry trees of 50 varieties will be illuminated and gorgeous projection mapping of Kano School paintings will be projected to create a fantastic spring evening.

In addition to the food and beverage area where visitors can enjoy sakura-drenched drinks and food, a premium hanami area where visitors can relax and enjoy drinks and tea in Seiryuen, one of the best sakura spots in Nijo Castle, will also make its first appearance! (*There is a charge for this service.)

Enjoy an artistic cherry blossom viewing experience that can only be had at Nijo Castle!

Overview of the event
Date Friday, March 8, 2024 – Sunday, April 7, 2024
Time 18:00-22:00 (last admission 21:00)
Venue Nijo Castle
Access Short walk from Subway Nijojo-mae Sta.
Buy Ticket Discounted tickets can be purchased from KKday

Related Tickets

In addition to general tickets, two types of special tickets are available for the NAKED Cherry Blossom Festival.

The Premium Ticket, which includes admission to the event and a luxurious hanami area, allows visitors to relax and enjoy the hospitality of the premium hanami area, including hanami sake, green tea and Japanese sweets from Kyoto’s long-established tea shop Fukujuen, and a photo opportunity with a samurai.

The ticket with a paper lantern is a very popular special ticket that allows you to put your name on a paper lantern, a familiar decoration at the NAKED Cherry Blossom Festival. The ticket also allows for priority entry without standing in line.

Yasuyuki Ito

Yasuyuki Ito

京都市在住。 日本ソムリエ協会認定SAKE DIPLOMA(2018年度合格/No.2153)、SAKE検定認定講師。(社)日本ソムリエ協会正会員(No.29546)。大学卒業後は(株)マイナビに入社し約10年間、顧客企業の新卒・中途採用領域における採用ブランディング、クリエイティブディレクションを経験しました。30代はワインにハマり、40代は日本酒にハマる。さて、50代は何にハマろうか。

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