Top 5 cherry blossom, Sakura, spots in Tokyo

Have you ever seen awesome cherry blossom, Sakura, beyond your expectations? Around the middle of spring, Japanese people start thinking where to go for viewing, and enjoy having Hanami which is one of the traditional event of Japanese spring.



A life of each Sakura is about 14 days from bloom to fall

The time of full bloom varies a little bit every spring, so you’d better check Cherry Blossom Forecast before planning where to visit. Then, no doubt if you choose the one from top 5 spots below for the first time to see Japanese cherry blossom.

Meguro River


District in Tokyo : Meguro-ku
Nearest Station : Meguro or Ikejiriohashi
Google Map: Meguro River

Rikugien Garden


District in Tokyo : Bunkyo-ku
Nearest Station : Sengoku or Komagome
Google Map : Rikugien Garden

Chidorigafuchi Park


District in Tokyo : Chiyoda-ku
Nearest Station : Hanzomon or Kudanshita
Google Map : Chidorigafuchi Park

Sumida River


District in Tokyo : Taito-ku
Nearest Station : Asakusa or Honjoazumabashi
Google Map : Sumida River

Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden


District in Tokyo : Shinjuku-ku
Nearest Station : Shinjukugyoenmae or Sendagaya
Google Map : Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

Could you make a decision which one you take? Just one thing to tell you at last if you’d like to see true beauty of Sakura. Yozakura, viewing Sakura lighten up at night, is the way to have a bless of the pinky flower, and should remain as a unforgettable scene in you. Hope you’ll have lovely one which is better than these photos above.