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
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.
Yoyogi Park 代々木公園
Nearest station: Yoyogi-koen or Harajuku or
Yoyogi Park is the 5th biggest park in
Tokyo and 700 cherry blossoms are at their best in this season.
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.