The best places where to see cherry blossoms in Tokyo

In this article, I will show you the best places where to see the fantastic cherry blossoms. In Japan, cherry blossoms are at their best from the end of March to the beginning of April, and not only Japanese but also foreigners enjoy watching them every spring.


However, in order to feast your eyes on the wonderful cherry blossoms, it is essential to check where there are many cherry blossom trees. If you are working hard in Japan apart from your hometown, I want you to see the wonderful spectacles to work off your tiredness. That’s why I decided to share this information.


=====The best places to see cherry blossoms in Tokyo (2017)=====


(1)   Chidori-ga-fuchi 千鳥ヶ淵

Nearest station: Kudanshita or Hanzomon

Light-up at night: From March 28th to April (by 10 pm)

Chidori-ga-fuchi is a moat located in the northwest of the Imperial Palace. It is said that Sir Ernest Mason Satow, British scholar and diplomat, started to plant a cherry blossom tree in front of the British embassy in 1898. Today 260 trees are planted along the roadside in this area, so Chidori-ga-fuchi are well-known for one of the best place in Tokyo.


(2)   Yoyogi Park 代々木公園

Nearest station: Yoyogi-koen or Harajuku or Yoyogi-hachiman

Light-up: NA


Yoyogi Park is the 5th biggest park in Tokyo and 700 cherry blossoms are at their best in this season.


(3)   Ueno Park 上野公園

Nearest station: Ueno or Yushima

Light-up: from March 18th to April 9th (by 8 pm)


Surprisingly, there are 800 trees in Ueno park and also well-known for the best of the best places to enjoy seeing the cherry blossoms, so that everywhere will be too crowded to walk around.



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