The Expo ’70 Commemorative Park is a large, public park in Osaka. It was originally built to serve as the site for the 1970 World Exhibition in Osaka, and following the completion of the World Expo, the grounds were renamed as the Expo Commemorative Park and opened to the public. Today, Expo 70 Park is a popular place to enjoy nature, sports, museums and seasonal flowers. During the spring, the park is colored with over 5,000 cherry trees along it’s walking paths and large lawn areas. In the evenings, there is light up that illuminates the trees well after dark.