Kyoto Cherry Blossom Calendar 2020

Updates for 2020’s Cherry Blossom information have finished on April 13.

Cherry Blossom Viewing Spots

See Kyoto’s famous cherry blossoms , or “sakura” at their best! Cherry blossom season is almost upon us once again, and Kyoto is full of spectacular locations to see all the different varieties of cherry blossoms at their peak (Different species of cherry blossoms may bloom at slightly different times. Elevation may also affect the bloom).

See what the current state of Kyoto’s cherry blossoms are across the entire city and use this calendar as a guide when you head out this year!

First, choose a part of the city to explore:

Bloom Progression

  • Buds Only 0%
  • Beginning to Bloom 15%
  • Partial Bloom 30%
  • Half Bloom 50%
  • Almost Full Bloom 70%
  • Full Bloom 100%
  • Beginning to fall Falling
  • Blossoms Gone End

Northern Kyoto

Eastern Kyoto

Central Kyoto

Western Kyoto


Southern Kyoto

Nearby Cities