The cherry blossom is one of the most appreciated flowers in Japan. Cherry blossoms bloom in spring here. Varying according to years, they are at their best from the end of April to late May. First blooms Yoshino cherries with pretty pale pink petals, and a little later, Yamazakura cherries with double pink petals. You can savor cherry blossoms for a long period in Hakodate. In Goryokaku Park and Hakodate Park, you can casually enjoy cherry blossom viewing while taking walks or going for picnics under the trees. After sunset, the trees are lit up, showing different beauty from in daylight.