The park is famous for cherry blossoms and offers a full view of the Shonai Plain.
Located on a low hill overlooking the Shonai Plain, the park boasts approximately 1,000 cherry blossoms that bloom in the spring.
During the cherry blossom festival held each year in April, visitors can enjoy the local specialties of grilled herring and grilled pork, as well as events such as ground golf and karaoke tournaments.
Tourist site details
- Tateyama Park
- Tateyama, Karikawa-aza, Shonai Town, Higashitagawa-gun, Yamagata Prefecture
- 10 min. on foot from JR Karikawa Train Station
- Contact information
- Shonai Town Commerce, Industry and Tourism Section
- Telephone no.
- (Best time for Viewing Each Year: Late April to early May)
The trees are illuminated at night until 10 p.m. while the cherry blossoms are in bloom.