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Where Is The Best Sakura Viewing Spot In Tokyo?

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Where are you going to see the cherry blossoms this year? The cherry blossoms in Tokyo in 2024 are expected to bloom on March 25th (Monday) and be in full bloom on April 2nd (Tuesday) due to the return of cold weather. 

Go to the Meguro River Cherry Blossom Festival, have a picnic at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden or Yoyogi Park, take a walk while looking at the cherry blossoms at Tokyo Midtown or Roppongi Hills, or enjoy a day of fun at Yomiuri Land lit up. 

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Best Sakura Viewing Spot In Tokyo

There are famous cherry blossom spots and standard spots where you can enjoy cherry blossom festivals and illuminations, as well as little-known spots that you might want to stop by on your way home from work or while shopping!

Meguro River (Nakameguro, Meguro Ward, Tokyo)

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Approximately 3.8km long, the cherry blossoms blooming on both banks of the river are considered one of the most famous cherry blossom viewing spots in Tokyo, and you can admire them while strolling along the Meguro River

Best Sakura Viewing Spot In Tokyo

There are plenty of cafes and restaurants along the road, making it perfect for a cherry blossom viewing date.

  • Total number of cherry blossoms: Approximately 800
  • Admission fee: None
  • Light-up: Available
  • Address: Along the Meguro River, Meguro-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: [Upstream] 1 minute walk from the east exit of Ikejiri Ohashi Station on the Tokyu Denentoshi Line [Midstream] 2 minutes walk from the front ticket gate of Nakameguro Station on the Tokyu Toyoko Line and Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line [Downstream] 10 minutes walk from Meguro Station on the JR Yamanote Line, Tokyu Meguro Line, Tokyo Metro Namboku Line, and Toei Mita Line

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Chidorigafuchi Green Road (Kudanshita, Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo)

Chidorigafuchi, where cherry blossoms are in full bloom for about 700 meters along the moat of the Imperial Palace, is like a tunnel of cherry blossoms, and is a popular cherry blossom viewing spot in Tokyo. 

The contrast between the stone wall and the cherry blossoms seen from the greenway is as beautiful as a painting.

  • Total number of cherry blossoms: Approximately 260
  • Admission fee: None
  • Light-up: None (available only during the Chiyoda Sakura Festival)
  • Address: 2-2 Sanbancho, Kudanminami 2-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 
  • Access: 5 minutes walk from Exit 2 of Kudanshita Station on the Toei Shinjuku Line and Exit 5 of Hanzomon Station

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Soto Moat Park (Chiyoda Ward, Ichigaya, Tokyo)

The outer moat that stretches from Iidabashi to Yotsuya is a promenade on a hill that stretches for approximately 2 km. 

Large cherry blossoms are lined up, and you can enjoy a stroll through them as if passing through them. Perfect for a cherry blossom viewing walk while enjoying a leisurely conversation.

  • Total number of cherry blossoms: Approximately 240
  • Admission fee: None
  • Light-up: None – Street lights only
  • Address: Fujimi 2-Gobancho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: 1 minute walk from JR and other Ichigaya Station Exit A1, Iidabashi Station, Yotsuya Station

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Yasukuni Shrine (Chiyoda Ward, Ichigaya, Tokyo)

At Yasukuni Shrine, which has Tokyo’s cherry blossom specimen trees designated by the Tokyo Regional Meteorological Observatory, you can enjoy around 500 cherry blossom trees, including Somei Yoshino and Yamazakura. Cherry blossom viewing in the large outer garden is also pleasant.

  • Total number of cherry blossoms: Approximately 500
  • Admission fee: None
  • Light-up: None
  • Address: 3-1-1 Kudankita, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: 5 minutes walk from Exit 1 of Kudanshita Station on the Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line, 10 minutes walk from Exit A4 of Iidabashi Station, JR Sobu Line, etc. minutes

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Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden (Shinjuku Gyoen-mae, Shinjuku Ward, Tokyo) 

The park, which is 58.3 hectares in area and 3.5 km in circumference, is comprised of three styles: a French formal garden, an English landscape garden, and a Japanese garden, and is home to approximately 1,000 cherry blossom trees.

  • Total number of cherry blossoms: Approximately 900
  • Admission fee: General 500 yen (Discount for groups of 30 or more: 400 yen *Advance application not required); 250 yen for those 65 and older *Requires proof of age to be presented at the counter; Students (high school students) 250 yen *Student ID must be presented at the counter; Children (junior high school students and under) Free
  • Light-up: None
  • Address: 11 Naito-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo *See Shinjuku Gyoen HP Map
    Access: 5 minutes walk from Exit 1 of Shinjuku Gyoemmae Station on the Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line

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Yoyogi Park (Shibuya Ward, Harajuku, Tokyo)

Boasting one of the largest grounds in Tokyo with an area of 540,529m2, the park is popular with many people relaxing on the lawn and admiring the pale pink color of the cherry blossoms. 

Only at this time of year can you enjoy the beautiful contrast between the fresh greenery in the park and the green grass and cherry blossoms.

  • Total number of cherry blossoms: 600
  • Admission fee: None
  • Light-up: None
  • Address: Yoyogi-Kamizonocho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: 3 minutes walk from the Omotesando exit of Harajuku Station on the JR Yamanote Line, 3 minutes walk from Exit 4 of Yoyogi Koen Station on the Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line

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Rikugien Garden (Komagome, Bunkyo Ward, Tokyo)

A daimyo garden representing the Edo period. The symbol, the weeping cherry tree, is approximately 15m high and 20m wide. The sight of them shining in the spring sunlight is a sight to behold.

  • Total number of cherry blossoms: Approximately 24
  • Admission fee: General 300 yen, 65 and over 150 yen; *Free for elementary school students and younger and junior high school students living or attending Tokyo
  • Address: 6-chome Honkomagome, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo
    Access: 7 minutes walk from the south exit of Komagome Station on the JR Yamanote Line and other lines, 10 minutes walk from Exit A3 of Sengoku Station on the Toei Mita Line

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Sakurazaka (Denenchofu, Ota Ward, Tokyo)

This is a famous cherry blossom viewing spot famous for the music of popular artist Masaharu Fukuyama, where you can see the lovely pink cherry blossoms and the tree-lined avenue that resembles a tunnel of cherry blossoms. The peaceful scenery will soothe your soul.

  • Total number of cherry blossoms: Approximately 30 (Somei Yoshino)
  • Admission fee: None
  • Light-up: None
  • Address: 19 Denenchofu Honmachi, Ota-ku, Tokyo Access
    : 1 minute walk from Numabe Station on the Tokyu Tamagawa Line

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Tokyo Midtown (Roppongi, Minato Ward, Tokyo)

You can take a walk on the “Spring Promenade,” sample sweets created by The Ritz-Carlton Tokyo at “BLOSSOM CAFÉ,” and enjoy cherry blossom viewing unique to the city. The cherry blossoms will also be illuminated during the event.

  • Total number of cherry blossoms: Approximately 150 (including Minato Hinokicho Park)
  • Admission fee: None
  • Illumination: Spring promenade; cherry blossom illumination: 17:00-23:00
  • Location: Midtown Garden Along Sakura Street, Garden Terrace Before
  • Address: 9-7-1 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: Directly connected from Exit 8 of Roppongi Station on the Toei Oedo Line Directly connected via underground passage from Roppongi Station on the Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line Nogizaka Station 3 on the Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line Approximately 3 minutes’ walk from Exit 1 Approximately 10 minutes’ walk from Exit 1 of Roppongi-Itchome Station on the Tokyo Metro Namboku Line

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Roppongi Hills (Roppongi, Minato Ward, Tokyo)

A total of 12 cherry blossoms, including Yoshino cherry trees and Yoshino cherry trees, bloom in the stroll-style Japanese garden “Mouri Garden.” 

In addition, around 90 cherry blossom trees, including Yoshino cherry trees, are in full bloom in Roppongi Hills, including Roppongi Sakurazaka, and you can enjoy a walk that gives you a spring feel.

  • Total number of cherry blossoms: 90
  • Admission fee: None
  • Light-up Period: Late March to mid-April
  • Time: 17:30 to 23:00 (Roppongi Sakurazaka until 22:30)
  • Location: Mori Garden, Roppongi Sakurazaka
  • Address: 6-10-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: Directly connected to Exit 1C of Roppongi Station on the Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line

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ARK Hills (Tameike Sanno, Minato Ward, Tokyo)

What is noteworthy is the tree-lined street that runs along the outer periphery of Ark Hills, from Sakurazaka to Spainzaka. 220 Yoshino cherry trees bloom over a 1km-long area, covering the sky, making it look like a tunnel of cherry blossoms.

  • Total number of cherry blossoms: Approximately 220
  • Admission fee: None
  • Light-up Period: Mid-March to early April
  • Time: 17:00-22:00
  • Location: Spainzaka, Sakurazaka
  • Address: 1-12-32 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: 1 minute walk from Exit 13 of Tameike-Sanno Station on the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line

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Akasaka Sacas  (Minato Ward, Akasaka, Tokyo)

The name Akasaka Sacas also means “blossoming cherry blossoms,” and about 100 cherry trees of various types are planted on the premises. 

You can enjoy 11 different types of cherry blossoms, starting with the Kawazu cherry blossoms that bloom in early March, followed by Kanhi cherry blossoms and wild cherry blossoms, until early May.

  • Total number of cherry blossoms: Approximately 100
  • Admission fee: None
  • Light-up: None
  • Address: 5-3 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: Directly connected to Akasaka Station on the Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line

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Sensoji Temple (Asakusa, Taito Ward, Tokyo)

Pass through Kaminarimon Gate, walk down Nakamise Street, which has a gorgeous and nostalgic atmosphere, and when you arrive at Hozomon Gate, you’ll encounter pretty cherry blossoms. You can also view the cherry blossoms around the main hall, so you can enjoy the collaboration between the temple and the cherry blossoms.

  • Total number of cherry blossoms:Not open to the public
  • Admission fee: None
  • Light-up: None
  • Address: 2-3-1 Asakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: 5 minutes walk from Asakusa Station on the Tobu Skytree Line, 5 minutes walk from Asakusa Station on the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line, 5 minutes walk from Asakusa Station on the Tsukuba Express , 5 minutes walk from Exit A4 of Asakusa Station on the Toei Asakusa Line

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National Showa Memorial Park (Tachikawa, Tachikawa City, Tokyo)

A national park where colorful flowers bloom on vast grounds. When the cherry blossoms and rape blossoms bloom at the same time, you can enjoy the combination of pale cherry blossoms, yellow, and the clear blue sky.

  • Total number of cherry blossoms: 1,500
  • Admission fee: Adults 450 yen, junior high school students and younger free, 65 and older 210 yen (*You may be required to show ID)
  • Light-up: None
  • Address: 3173 Midoricho, Tachikawa-shi, Tokyo
  • Access: 2 minutes walk from JR Ome Line “Nishitachikawa Station”

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Koganei Park (Musashi-Koganei, Koganei City, Tokyo)

Approximately 1,700 cherry blossoms of 50 types, including wild cherry and Someiyoshino, can be seen in the vast park, which is approximately 80 hectares and is the largest of the metropolitan parks, and has been selected as one of the “Top 100 Cherry Blossom Spots.”

  • Total number of cherry blossoms: Approximately 1,400
  • Admission fee: None
  • Light-up: None
  • Address: 1-13-1 Sekinomachi, Koganei City, Tokyo
  • Access: Approximately 5 minutes from JR Chuo Line “Musashi-Koganei Station” by Seibu bus bound for “Higashikurume Station” and others, get off at “Koganei Park West Exit”

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Old Furukawa Garden (Komagome, Kita Ward, Tokyo)

This metropolitan garden has been designated as a national scenic spot due to its beautiful scenery of a brick Western-style building, Western-style garden, and Japanese garden. There are plenty of attractions such as dry waterfalls, large waterfalls, tea rooms, and Shinji Pond. You can enjoy weeping cherry trees, Somei Yoshino cherry trees, and wild cherry trees.

  • Total number of cherry blossoms: 14
  • Admission fee: General 150 yen, 70 yen for those over 65
    * Free for elementary school students and younger and junior high school students living or attending Tokyo
  • Light-up: No
  • Address: 1-27-39 Nishigahara, Kita-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: 7 minutes walk from Kaminakazato Station on the JR Keihin Tohoku Line 7 minutes walk from Exit 1 of Nishigahara Station on the Tokyo Metro Namboku Line From the north exit of Komagome Station on the JR Yamanote Line and other lines 12 minutes walk

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Shakujii Park (Shakujii Park, Nerima Ward, Tokyo)

Around 215 Yoshino cherry trees and 15 wild cherry trees bloom, mainly on the plateau north of Sanpoji Pond in the park. Furthermore, there are Yoshino cherry trees around Shakujii Pond.

  • Total number of cherry blossoms: Approximately 240
  • Admission fee: None
  • Light-up: None
  • Address: 1-26-1 Shakujiidai, Nerima-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: 7 minutes walk from the south exit of Shakujii Koen Station on the Seibu Ikebukuro Line

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Koishikawa Korakuen (Iidabashi, Bunkyo Ward, Tokyo)

A garden associated with Tokugawa Mitsukuni, also known as Mito Komon. You can enjoy around 30 different types of cherry blossoms as you walk around the pond in the center of the garden, including weeping cherry blossoms and turmeric cherry blossoms, which are rare even in Tokyo.

  • Total number of cherry blossoms: Approximately 30
  • Admission fee: General 300 yen, 150 yen for those over 65
    *Free for elementary school students and younger and junior high school students living or attending Tokyo
  • Light-up: No
  • Address: 1-6-6 Koraku, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: [West Gate (Click here for Kantokutei)] 3 minutes walk from Exit C3 of Iidabashi Station on the Toei Oedo Line, Tokyo Metro Tozai Line, Yurakucho Line, Namboku Line 8 minutes walk from exits A1 and A3 of Iidabashi Station, 8 minutes walk from exits 1 and 2 of Korakuen Station on the Marunouchi and Namboku lines, 8 minutes walk from the east exit of JR Iidabashi Station [East Gate] JR Suidobashi Station 5 minutes walk from the west exit, 8 minutes walk from exit 2 of Korakuen Station on the Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line and Namboku Line.

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Arisugawa Memorial Park (Hiroo, Minato Ward, Tokyo)

There are 11 types of cherry blossoms in the approximately 6.7 hectare park, including Somei Yoshino and Yamazakura. There is also a pond and a small waterfall, making it a space where you can not only view the cherry blossoms but also enjoy the relaxing waterside scenery.

  • Total number of cherry blossoms: Unknown
  • Admission fee: None
  • Light-up: None *Park lights only
  • Address: 5-7-29 Minami-Azabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: 3 minutes walk from Exit 1 of Hiroo Station on the Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line

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Meiji Jingu Gaien (Shinanomachi, Shinjuku Ward, Tokyo)

From the Shinanomachi side, past the Seitoku Memorial Picture Gallery, Yoshino cherry trees and weeping cherry trees bloom in competition with each other. There are many fashionable restaurants nearby, so it might be a good idea to add cherry blossom viewing to your date after work.

  • Total number of cherry blossoms: Approximately 320
  • Admission fee: None
  • Light-up: None *Street lights only
  • Address: 1-1 Kasumigaoka-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: 5 minutes walk from Shinanomachi Station on the JR Sobu Line

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Kitanomaru Park (Kudanshita, Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo)

You can admire about 230 cherry blossom trees, including Yaezakura and Somei Yoshino, so why not enjoy a leisurely picnic on the grassy field? Also, the beautiful pink scenery you can see from the promenade along the Chidorigafuchi bank will make your heart flutter.

  • Total number of cherry blossoms: Approximately 220 trees (approximately 30 types)
  • Admission fee: None
  • Light-up: None
  • Address: 1-1 Kitanomaru Koen, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: 5 minutes walk from Kudanshita Station or Takebashi Station on the Tokyo Metro Tozai Line

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Zenpukuji River Green Area/Wadabori Park (Nishieifuku, Suginami Ward, Tokyo)

The 4.2 km long walking path leading from the green belt along the Zenpukuji River features approximately 890 cherry blossom trees. Upstream from Ozaki Bridge, where the Zenpukuji River and Itsukaikaido road intersect, cherry blossom branches jut out, making it a spectacular spot where you can stroll through a tunnel of cherry blossoms that almost covers your head.

  • Total number of cherry blossoms: Approximately 700
  • Admission fee: None
  • Light-up: None
  • Address: 1-30-27 Narita Nishi, Suginami-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: 15 minutes walk from Keio Inokashira Line “Nishieifuku Station” or “Hamadayama Station”
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Aoyama cemetery (Nogizaka, Minato Ward, Tokyo)

The largest cemetery in the 23 wards. Many famous people, including big politicians and literary figures, are buried on the grounds. The two promenades running north, south, east and west are lined with pale pink cherry blossom trees, creating a tranquil and unique atmosphere.

  • Total number of cherry blossoms: Approximately 320 (of which approximately 170 are on Minato Ward roads)
  • Admission fee: None
  • Light-up: None
  • Address: 2-32-2 Minami-Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: 12 minutes walk from exit 5 of Nogizaka Station on the Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line, 6 minutes walk from exit 1b of Gaienmae Station on the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line

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Komazawa Olympic Park, Komazawa University, Setagaya Ward, Tokyo

Approximately 190 Yoshino cherry trees and Satozakura trees are planted within the vast grounds, and there are many cherry blossom spots to see here and there. Along with sports, enjoy admiring the beautiful cherry blossoms.

  • Total number of cherry blossoms: 190
  • Admission fee: None
  • Light-up: None
  • Address: 1-1 Komazawa Koen, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: 15 minutes walk from the Komazawa Koen exit of Komazawa Daigaku Station on the Tokyu Denentoshi Line, or by bus from JR and other Ebisu Stations and get off at Komazawa Koen Station.

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Kinuta Park (Yoga, Setagaya Ward, Tokyo)

The cherry blossoms at Kinuta Park are in full bloom as far as the eye can see. Approximately 840 trees, including giant Yoshino cherry trees and wild cherry trees, are in full bloom. The Setagaya Art Museum is also located within the park, so you can enjoy viewing art while viewing the cherry blossoms.

  • Total number of cherry blossoms: Approximately 840
  • Admission fee: None
  • Light-up: None
  • Address: 1-1 Kinuta Koen, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: 20 minutes walk from the north exit of Yoga Station on the Tokyu Denentoshi Line

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Toyama Park (Shin-Okubo, Shinjuku Ward, Tokyo)

About 330 cherry trees are planted in Toyama Park, which is home to Mt. Hakone, the highest mountain on the Yamanote Line. It’s located a 10-minute walk from Shin-Okubo Station, so you can spend the day enjoying the cherry blossoms along with Asian gourmet food and shopping.

  • Total number of cherry blossoms: Approximately 330\
  • Admission fee: None
  • Light-up: None
  • Address: 1-3 Toyama, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 3-chome Okubo, Shinjuku-ku
  • Access: 10 minutes walk from Shin-Okubo Station on the JR Yamanote Line

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Ukima Park (Ukimafunato, Itabashi Ward, Tokyo)

Ukima Park is a water and green park surrounded by a lot of greenery, with Ukimagaike occupying approximately 40% of the area. The beauty of the row of cherry blossom trees, consisting of approximately 200 Yoshino cherry trees planted along the banks of Ukimagaike Pond, is breathtaking.

  • Total number of cherry blossoms: Approximately 200
  • Admission fee: None
  • Light-up: None
  • Address: 2-chome Funato, Itabashi-ku, Tokyo, 2-chome Ukima, Kita-ku
  • Access: 1 minute walk from Ukima-Funato Station on the JR Saikyo Line

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Mizumoto Park (Kanamachi, Katsushika Ward, Tokyo)

The promenade along the park is lined with Yoshino cherry trees for about 3.5km, making it a sight to behold. In addition, Satozakura and Yamazakura are in full bloom in the park. Enjoy both the beautiful cherry blossoms and the dynamic water village.

  • Total number of cherry blossoms: 388 in the park, 530 on Sakura Tsutsumi (Katsushika Ward road)
  • Admission fee: None
  • Light-up: None
  • Address: 3-2 Mizumoto Koen, Katsushika-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: Get off at Kanamachi Station on the JR Joban Line/Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line, then take the Keisei Bus bound for Togasaki Yard from the south exit bus terminal and get off at Mizumoto Koen, then walk 7 minutes
    *3 A loop bus runs from Kanamachi Station on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays in November.

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Asukayama Park (Oji, Kita Ward, Tokyo)

There are about 600 cherry blossom trees to admire in the park, including Someiyoshino, Satozakura, and Kanhizakura. The lanterns are lit at night, so you can enjoy the cherry blossoms at night.

  • Total number of cherry blossoms: Approximately 600
  • Admission fee: None
  • Light-up: Available; *Light-up lanterns available
  • Address: 1-1-3 Oji, Kita-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: 3 minutes walk from the south exit of Oji Station on the JR Keihin Tohoku Line, approximately 5 minutes walk from Exit 1 of Oji Station on the Tokyo Metro Namboku Line

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Yomiuriland (Tokyo Yomiuriland, Inagi City) 

Approximately 1,000 cherry blossom trees, including Yoshino cherry, Yamazakura, and weeping cherry, are in full bloom in the park, and are lit up in a magical manner at night. Among them, the 180m long row of cherry blossom trees is the most popular spot.

  • Total number of cherry blossoms: Approximately 1,000
  • Admission fee: Adults (18 years and older) 1,800 yen, junior high and high school students 1,500 yen, 3 years old to elementary school students and seniors 1,000 yen
  • One-day pass: Adults 5,800 yen, junior high and high school students 4,600 yen, elementary school students and seniors 4,000 yen, 2,400 yen for preschoolers
    *Price as of the end of January 2024
    *Seniors are 65 years of age or older
    *Preschoolers are from 3 years old to elementary school age
  • Light-up: TBA
  • Address: 4015-1 Yanoguchi, Inagi City, Tokyo
  • Access: Get off at Keio Line “Keio Yomiuriland Station”, 5-10 minutes by gondola “Sky Shuttle” or 5 minutes by Odakyu Bus

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Coredo Muromachi (Mitsukoshi-mae, Chuo Ward, Tokyo)

Take an elegant stroll to view the cherry blossoms in Nihonbashi, which has both historical charm and modern stylishness. Yoshino cherry trees bloom everywhere, including the Bank of Japan, Nihonbashi area, and Coredo Muromachi area.

  • Total number of cherry blossoms: Not open to the public
  • Admission fee: None
  • Time: Varies depending on facility
  • Address: [Coredo Muromachi 1] 2-2-1 Nihonbashi Muromachi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo [Coredo Muromachi 2] 2-3-1 Nihonbashi Muromachi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo [Coredo Muromachi 3] 1-5-5 Nihonbashi Muromachi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo [Coredo Muromachi Terrace] 3-2-1 Nihonbashi Muromachi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: Directly connected to Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line and other “Mitsukoshimae Station”, Directly connected to JR Sobu Line Rapid “Shin-Nihonbashi Station”

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Iidabashi Sakura Terrace (Iidabashi, Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo)

As the name Sakura Terrace suggests, there are many cherry blossom trees lined up along the outer moat adjacent to the building, and you can enjoy the charming scenery from the cafe and terrace with large windows. Reservations are recommended for restaurants and cafes where you can see the cherry blossoms from inside this season.

  • Total number of cherry blossoms: Approximately 40 trees including Grand Bloom Sakura Terrace and the apartment side
  • Admission fee: None 
  • Light-up: TBA
  • Address: 1-3F, Iidabashi Grand Bloom Sakura Terrace, 2-10-2 Fujimi, Chiyoda-ku,
    Tokyo Access: 1 minute walk from the west exit of Iidabashi Station on the JR Sobu Line and others, 2 minutes walk from the west exit of Iidabashi Station on the Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line and others minutes

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Senzokuike Park (Senzokuike, Ota Ward, Tokyo

Approximately 200 cherry blossom trees are in bloom, and the view from the boat is beautiful. In addition to Ikkagetsu Bridge and the aquatic botanical garden, the park also has historical spots such as the graves of Mr. and Mrs. Kaishu Katsu and the Saigo Takamori Memorial Monument.

  • Total number of cherry blossoms: Approximately 200
  • Admission fee: None
  • Address: 2-14-5 Minamisenzoku, Ota-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: 2 minutes walk from Senzokuike Station on the Tokyu Ikegami Line

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Ikegami Honmonji Temple (Ikegamimoto, Ota Ward, Tokyo)

At Ikegami Honmonji Temple, a 10-minute walk from Ikegami Station, you can admire about 100 cherry blossom trees, including Someiyoshino and Sasabezakura. It is home to the oldest and largest existing five-storied pagoda in the Kanto region, designated as a nationally important cultural property, and contrasts beautifully with the cherry blossoms.

  • Total number of cherry blossoms: Approximately 300
  • Admission fee: None
  • Light-up: None
  • Address: 1-1-1 Ikegami, Ota-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: 10 minutes walk from Ikegami Station on the Tokyu Ikegami Line

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Hotel Chinzanso Tokyo (Edogawabashi, Bunkyo Ward, Tokyo)

In the vast garden that hotel guests can freely stroll around, 100 cherry blossoms of about 20 different varieties are in bloom, including Kawazuzakura, Kanhizakura, Someiyoshino cherry, and Yaebenishidare.

  • Total number of cherry blossoms: Approximately 100
  • Admission fee: None *Admission to the facility including the garden is limited to those using the business facility.
  • Illumination: available (all year round)
  • Address: 2-10-8 Sekiguchi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: 10 minutes walk from Exit 1a of Edogawabashi Station on the Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line, or take the Toei bus bound for Shinjuku West Exit or Hotel Chinzanso Tokyo from in front of Mejiro Station on the JR Yamanote Line. Immediately after getting off at “Hotel Chinzanso Tokyo-mae”
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Happoen (Shirokanedai, Minato Ward, Tokyo)

Happo-en is a wedding venue with a vast grounds of approximately 30,000 square meters. In the proud Japanese garden, different types of cherry blossoms such as Kawazuzakura, Yoshinozakura, Yaezakura, and Weeping cherry blossoms are in full bloom until mid-April.

  • Total number of cherry blossoms: Approximately 70
  • Admission fee: Based on the use of the facility
  • Light-up: Mid-March to early April
  • Address: 1-1-1 Shirokanedai, Minato-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: 1 minute walk from Exit 2 of Shirokanedai Station on the Tokyo Metro Namboku Line and Toei Mita Line

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Edogawa Park (Edogawabashi, Bunkyo Ward, Tokyo)

Approximately 200 Yoshino cherry trees extend upstream from the park along the river, and the cherry blossoms in full bloom jutting out into the river are overwhelmingly beautiful. It is crowded with many cherry blossom viewing visitors every year to take in the spectacular view.

  • Total number of cherry blossoms: Approximately 200 including roadside trees
  • Admission fee: None
  • Illumination: None
  • Address: 2-1 Sekiguchi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: 3 minutes walk from Exit 1A of Edogawabashi Station on the Yurakucho Line

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Nakano street (Nakano, Nakano Ward, Tokyo)

Approximately 300 cherry trees line the approximately 2km stretch from the north exit of Nakano Station past Arai Yakushi to Shin-Ome Kaido. The rows of cherry blossom trees that become more beautiful as you head north are worth seeing.

  • Total number of cherry blossoms: Approximately 300
  • Admission fee: None
  • Light-up: None
  • Address: Nakano 5-chome – Matsugaoka 2-chome, Nakano-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: Nakano Dori, right next to the north exit of JR and other “Nakano Station” *Araiyakushi Park is a 10-minute walk from the south exit of “Araiyakushi-mae Station” on the Seibu Shinjuku Line

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Todoroki Fudoson (Todoroki, Setagaya Ward, Tokyo)

Todoroki Valley is rich in nature and famous as a scenic spot for cherry blossom viewing. At “Todoroki Fudoson” located above the valley, you can enjoy the beautiful light pink scenery. 

The view of Yoshino cherry trees in full bloom as seen from the “view stage” in the precincts is a sight to behold.

  • Total number of cherry blossoms: Approximately 100
  • Admission fee: None
  • Light-up: None
  • Address: 1-22-47 Todoroki, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: 8 minutes walk from Todoroki Station on the Tokyu Oimachi Line

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Jindai Botanical Park (Chofu City, Tokyo/Chofu)

Great Kanzakura, Somei Yoshino, and Yaebenishidare bloom one after another, and late-blooming cherry blossoms and Satozakura are in full bloom in mid-May. One of the few spots in Tokyo where you can enjoy cherry blossom viewing for a long period of time.

  • Total number of cherry blossoms: Approximately 750
  • Admission fee: Adults 500 yen, junior high school students 200 yen, 65 and over 250 yen
    *Free for junior high school and elementary school students living in Tokyo
  • Light-up: None
  • Address: 5-31-10 Jindaiji Motomachi, Chofu City, Tokyo
  • Access: From Chofu Station on the Keio Line, take the Odakyu Bus bound for Kichijoji Station or Mitaka Station and get off at Jindai Botanical Gardens, or take the Keio Bus bound for Jindaiji and get off at Jindai Botanical Garden. Immediately after getting off at “Koen”, from JR Chuo Line “Mitaka Station” or “Kichijoji Station”, take Odakyu Bus bound for Chofu Station North Exit or Jindaiji and get off at “Jindai Botanical Garden-mae”.

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Lake Okutama (Tokyo/Okutama, Nishitama District)

It is also known as a famous cherry blossom viewing spot, with approximately 4,000 cherry blossom trees blooming. On the slope of the mountain from the dam site to the Barley Parking Lot, Yoshino cherry trees and wild cherry trees are in full bloom, and you will be moved by the pale pink scenery.

  • Total number of cherry blossoms: Approximately 4,000
  • Admission fee: None
  • Light-up: None
  • Address: Okutama-chohara, Nishitama-gun, Tokyo
  • Access: From Okutama Station on the JR Ome Line, take the Nishi Tokyo Bus bound for Okutama Lake and get off at the Okutama Lake bus stop.

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Grand Prince Hotel Takanawa (Shinagawa, Minato Ward, Tokyo)

Here, you can enjoy the beauty of each season, and in spring you can enjoy around 210 cherry blossoms of 17 different varieties, including Somei Yoshino and Kohigan, for about three months at different times.

  • Total number of cherry blossoms: Approximately 210
  • Admission fee: None
  • Light-up: All year round
  • Address: 3-13-1 Takanawa, Minato-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: Approximately 5 minutes’ walk from the Takanawa exit of Shinagawa Station on the Shinkansen, JR, and Keikyu Lines, approximately 3 minutes’ walk from Takanawadai Station on the Toei Asakusa Line *Shinagawa Prince Hotel ( Free shuttle bus service available from Shinagawa Station (approx. 2 minutes walk)

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Mukojima Hundred Flower Garden (Tokyo/Higashimukojima, Sumida Ward)

A famous garden designated as a nationally designated scenic spot and historic site. There are many types of cherry blossoms, and it is unique to this garden that you can enjoy cherry blossom viewing for a long time, with Kanhizakura in late February and Fugenzo in late April.

  • Total number of cherry blossoms: 24
  • Admission fee: General 150 yen, 70 yen for those over 65
    * Free for elementary school students and younger and junior high school students living or attending Tokyo
  • Light-up: No
  • Address: 3-18-3 Higashimukojima, Sumida-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: 8 minutes walk from Tobu Skytree Line “Higashimukojima Station”, 3 minutes walk from Toei Bus Nippori-Kameido (Sato 22) “Hyakkaen-mae” stop

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Tokyo Garden Terrace Kioicho (Nagatacho, Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo)

Approximately 50 cherry trees are planted within the facility, and you can enjoy viewing Yoshino cherry trees, Weeping cherry trees, and Oshima cherry trees. The area along Benkei moat is a popular spot for a stroll as you can see the moat and stone walls.

  • Total number of cherry blossoms: Approximately 50
  • Admission fee: None
  • Light-up: Scheduled
  • Address: 1-2 Kioicho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, etc.
  • Access: Directly connected to Exit 9a of Nagatacho Station on the Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line, Hanzomon Line, and Namboku Line, 1 minute walk from Exit D of Akasakamitsuke Station on the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line and Marunouchi Line.

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Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum (Meguro, Minato Ward, Tokyo)

In fact, it is also a popular spot for cherry blossom viewing, and you can enjoy an elegant cherry blossom viewing experience. As you pass through the approach from the main gate, you will see the beautiful Art Deco style building of the former Asaka Palace residence, which blends beautifully with the Yoshino cherry trees.

  • Total number of cherry blossoms: Not open to the public
  • Admission fee: Available *Varies depending on the exhibition (200 yen only in the garden)
  • Light-up: Available
  • Address: 5-21-9 Shirokanedai, Minato-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: 7 minutes walk from the east exit of JR Meguro Station or the front exit of Meguro Station on the Tokyu Meguro Line, 6 minutes walk from exit 1 of Shirokanedai Station on the Toei Mita Line or Tokyo Metro Namboku Line

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Tokyo National Museum (Ueno, Taito Ward, Tokyo)

You can enjoy cherry blossom viewing in the garden on the north side of the main building. The main building holds an exhibition of works related to cherry blossoms, including folding screens, kimonos, and crafts. Enjoy both real cherry blossoms and works of art.

  • Total number of cherry blossoms: Number unknown (approximately 10 varieties including Yoshino cherry, Oshimazakura, and weeping cherry)
  • Admission fee: General 1000 yen, University student 500 yen
  • Light-up: Event to be determined
  • Address: 13-9 Ueno Koen, Taito-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: 10 minutes walk from JR Ueno Station Park Exit, Uguisudani Station South Exit, 15 minutes walk from Tokyo Metro Ginza Line/Hibiya Line Ueno Station, Chiyoda Line Nezu Station, Keisei Electric Railway Keisei Ueno 15 minutes walk from the station

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Minamiikebukuro Park (Ikebukuro, Toshima Ward, Tokyo)

There are many things that make you feel comfortable, such as the lawn open space that is green all year round, and the cafe-restaurant that is designed to be a place for producers and consumers to connect through food. A total of 12 cherry blossom trees are colored, and the peaceful scenery is sure to soothe you.

  • Total number of cherry blossoms: 12 (10 Yoshino cherry trees, 2 wild cherry trees)
  • Admission fee: None
  • Light-up: Available *Always
  • Address: 2-21-1 Minamiikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: 5 minutes walk from Ikebukuro Station on the JR/Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line, Yurakucho Line, Fukutoshin Line, Tobu Tojo Line, and Seibu Ikebukuro Line

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Odaiba Seaside Park (Odaiba, Minato Ward, Tokyo)

Approximately 200 cherry trees, including Yoshino cherry trees and weeping cherry trees, are in full bloom in the park. The harmony between the symbol of the Statue of Liberty and the cherry blossoms is so beautiful that you will be captivated by it.

  • Total number of cherry blossoms: Approximately 200 (Someiyoshino, Oshimazakura, Satozakura, Weeping cherry)
  • Admission fee: None
  • Light-up: None
  • Address: 1-4 Daiba, Minato-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: 4 minutes walk from New Transit Yurikamome “Odaiba Kaihin Koen Station” and “Daiba Station”

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Tokyo Yumenoshima Marina Outdoor Square (Shinkiba, Koto Ward, Tokyo)

One of Japan’s largest large-scale marinas, “Seaside Station Tokyo Yumenoshima Marina.” It is also a popular cherry blossom viewing spot. From late March to early April, events coinciding with the cherry blossom season are held at outdoor squares, a BBQ venue surrounded by cherry trees.

  • Total number of cherry blossoms: 30
  • Admission fee: Free (paid content included)
  • Light-up] No plans
  • Address: 3-2 Yumenoshima, Koto-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: 15 minutes walk from Shinkiba Station on the JR Keiyo Line, Rinkai Line, and Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line

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