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Senkoji Park

A Hilltop Park Known for its Cherry Blossoms and Beautiful Night View.

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Park

Mt. Senkoji, with an altitude of 144.2 meters, is one of three mountains of Onomichi City. The park is located halfway up the mountain. The cable car provides an easy 3 minute access point from the city, and you can see the entire cityscape of the Japanese Heritage City of Onomichi.

The park is considered one of Japan's 100 best cherry blossom spots, offering breathtaking scenery and an outstanding city view, all while you enjoy the beautiful blossoming trees.
The walking trail “Path of Literature” features 25 natural stones engraved with quotes from authors related to Onomichi. Following this path will take you to Senkoji Park.

Also in the park is the Onomichi City Museum of Art, designed by the world-renowned architect Tadao Ando.

Highlights

  • Hilltop park known for its cherry blossoms and beautiful night view.
  • Only 3 minutes by cable car to reach the park area, with outstanding view from the windows.
  • A popular spot for couples, the park is officially registered as a lover’s sanctuary site!

Photos

  • Beautiful night view

    Beautiful night view

  • Cable car

    Cable car

  • Path of Literature engraved stone

    Path of Literature engraved stone

Reviews

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  • Robix Chen

    纜車緩緩上升時,街道全景盡入眼簾,還有一望無際的瀨戶內海,雖然買的是纜車來回票,後來改步行下山,體會悠閑慢活人生。

  • 黃建清

    車子可以直接開到山上停車場停放,但是車位數不是很多,走到千光寺不需花費太多時間,可以眺望尾道市風景,是不能錯過的好景點

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Details

Name in Japanese
千光寺公園
Postal Code
722-0032
Address
19-1 Nishitsuchidocho, Onomichi City, Hiroshima
Telephone
0848-38-9184(Onomichi City Tourist Division)
Open
All day
Cable Car Operation: 9:00AM – 5:15PM (every 15 minutes)
Closed
None
Entrance fee
Free
*Senkoji Cable Car: One way trip 320 yen, return trip 500 yen.
Access
1. Take the bus from JR Onomichi Station to the Nagae-guchi bus stop. From there, destination is 3 minutes by cable car.
2. Take the bus bound for Senkoji Park from JR Onomichi Station to the Senkoji Park bus stop. A 10-minute walk to the cable car’s summit station.
Official Website
Official Website (Japanese)
*The Senkoji Park observation deck is under renovation, so there may be some restrictions in place. (Planned construction period: January 2021 to approximately March 2022)