Wakasa Tourist Infomation

Yokihi Cherry Tree Natural Monument of Wakasa Town

The Yokihi-zakura is a celebrated cherry tree in the grounds of Fukujoji Temple. The yokihi is one variety of Japanese cherry tree and blossoms in middle to late April. This particular 8-meter-high tree, with its double-flowered rose-pink blossoms is regarded as "the most elegant cherry tree in Fukui Prefecture" by enthusiasts.

Address 55-10 Seki, Wakasa-cho, Mikatakaminaka-gun, Fukui-pref. 919-1526
Access On Maizuru-Wakasa Expressway
12 min. drive from Wakasa-Kaminaka I.C. (via Pref. Route 22 and Pref. Route 218)
Inquiries Fukujoji Phone. 0770-62-1509

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