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.
District in Tokyo : Meguro-ku
Nearest Station : Meguro or Ikejiriohashi
Google Map: Meguro River
District in Tokyo : Bunkyo-ku
Nearest Station : Sengoku or Komagome
Google Map : Rikugien Garden
District in Tokyo : Chiyoda-ku
Nearest Station : Hanzomon or Kudanshita
Google Map : Chidorigafuchi Park
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.