Located south-west of the famous Mount Takami, Takami no Sato is one of the most popular cherry blossom spots in Nara Prefecture, for the 1,000 weeping cherry blossoms covering the entire hilltop. During the full-bloom season, the view from the observatory is truly amazing.
- The site is open only during the peak season, from April 10 to 30, 9 am to 4 pm (enter by 3:30 pm)
- Free shuttle service between the parking lot and the entrance is available.
298-1 Sugitani, Higashiyoshino Village, Yoshino-gun, Nara Prefecture
Take the shuttle bus from Kintetsu Haibara Station (榛原駅), bus stop No.3 (45-minute bus ride). The buses run from April 13 to April 21.
Departs from Haibara Station at 9:15 am and 11 am
Departs from Takami no Sato at 12:30 pm and 2:20 pm
Fare: 1,100 yen (one-way)
Adults: 1,000 yen, children: 500 yen, preschool children: free
Around April 10 - late April
Sky Garden Takami no Sato = 天空の庭 高見の郷