WHAT IS HANAMI?
If you visit Japan in spring, feel so wonderful to see pretty pink flower everywhere! It’s the season of Cherry Blossom for 2-3 weeks Normally around Tokyo could see beautiful cherry blossom from the end of March to April.
One of Japanese culture and enjoying to see cherry blossom in spring time. Many Japanese people likes to do it during daytime or night time. Cherry blossom are beautiful to see day time but if you see night time with light up, feels like mysterious mood. So lots of people go and have a look cherry blossom and some area doing private party under Cherry blossom tree.
One of most popular Hanami Place are Yoyogi Park. Yoyogi park are one of most popular and largest place for cherry blossom viewing place in Tokyo. Also easy access to park from train stationwhich is Omotesando and Harajuku. Yoyogi Park are lots of cherry blossom and other kind of tree also. Yoyogi part are near harajyuku, Shibuya also shinjyuku so you can go shopping and other place easily.
Address: 2-1 Yoyogikamizonocho, Shibuya, Tokyo 151-0052
Hours:Open 24 hours
Tel: +81 (0)3-3469-6081
・JR Line: 3 minutes from Harajuku Station
・Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line: 3 minutes from Yoyogi Koen Station
・Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line / Fukutoshin Line: 3 minutes from Meiji jingo Mae Station
・Odakyu Line: 6 minutes from Yoyogi Yahata Station
Website: Yoyogi Park
Ueno Park has about 800 Yoshino cherry blossoms and Oriental cherry blossoms. In the park you also can visit other facility like Tokyo National Museum, National Museum of Western Art, Ueno Zoo, International Library. Ueno park good for family because also enjoy those facility.
Address: Ueno park, Ikenohata 3-chome, Taito, Tokyo 110-0007
*Sakura lights up from 5:30pm-8:00pm
Tel: +81 (0)3-3828-5644
・JR Yamanote Line / Tokyo Metro Ginza/ Hibiya Line: 2 minutes from Ueno Station
Website: Ueno Park
Inokashira Park is easy access and just 5 minutes walk from Kichijoji station. There’s easy access location and one of famous park in Tokyo for couple and family . Yoshino cherry, Weeping cherry, double-flowered cherry total 500 cherry blossom trees are in the park, it’s so amazing view what many Cherry Blossom petals are falling down to big pond and that looks like a snow. Please try rowboat and a swan boat at lake so you can see different view from water!
Address: 1-18-31 Gotenyama, Musashino, Tokyo 180−0005
Hours:Open 24 hours.
Tel: +81 (0)42-247-6900
・JR Chuo Line: 5 minutes from Kichijoji Station
・Keio Inokashira Line: 1 minutes from Inokashira Koen Station
Website: Inokashira Park
Sumida Park is located between Azuma Bridge and Sakura Bridge at Asakusa where hold a pretty big Cherry Blossom festival around early April every year. About 1000 cherry blossom trees are on both sides of Sumida River, and can take a Japanese houseboat from Ryogoku bridge pier. Azuma bridge is so close from Asakusa Sensoji Temple also, so let’s walk around to Japanese culturural place. Also new spoy call Tokyo Sky Tree which is highest tower in Japan.
Address: 1 Mukojima, Sumida, Tokyo 131-0033
Hours:Open 24 hours
*Sakura lights up from sunset-9:30pm
Tel: +81 (0)3-5608-6951
・Tokyo Metro Ginza Line / Toei Asakusa Line: 5 minutes from Asakusa Station
・Toei Asakusa Line: 7 minutes from Honjo Azumabashi Station
・9 minutes from Asakusa Sensoji Temple
Website: Sumida Cherry Blossom Festival
Chidorigafuchi Park is northwest side of a moat around Imperial Parace at Chiyoda. There are many people to enjoy to see cherry Blossom specially noght time with lioght up. You also can hire a rowboat for 30 minutes / 800 yen and enjoy vew cherry blossom from water. Normally closed 4:30~5:30pm boathouse but durning cherry blossom season will be close 8pm.
Address: 1-1 Kitanomarukoen, Chiyoda, Tokyo 102-0091
Hours:Open 24 hours.
*Sakura lights up from sunset-10:00pm
Tel: +81 (0)3-3556-0391
・Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line / Tozai Line: 3 minutes from Kudanshita Station
・Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line: 5 minutes from Hanzomon Station
Website: Chidorigafuchi Park
How is sounds?
Season of Cherry Blossom are very limited and every year change because of weather. But that very worth and unforgettable view / Experience in Japan!! Please enjoy Cherry Blossom in Japan!!