Toshimaen Sakura Matsuri: Hanami, Tatami and a Big Eagle

24th Mar–4th Apr, 2018 10:00am – 8:00pm
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Photo by Makoto Nakashima used under CC

This is one for the restless traveler. Hosted by the Toshimaen amusement park, the Toshimaen Sakura Matsuri is part of the nostalgia-soaked park’s “Sakura Nights” program, a celebration of the all-too-brief cherry blossom season. Illuminations splash pink and white over the five hundred cherry trees in the park, and if you ride one of the rollercoasters (like the Eagle), you’ll get a view of the blossoms that will be like nothing else in Japan.

Also, unlike most hanami spots, you can reserve a tatami picnic area–complete with Japan’s greatest cold-weather invention, the heated kotatsu–in advance, with the option of ordering food as well. Admission prices drop after 15:00, so take a jacket and/or someone to hug for warmth and head out for the evening.

For all the blossoms, see our Best Cherry Blossoms Spots in Tokyo Mega Guide.

Dates: 24th Mar–4th Apr, 2018
Start/End Time: 10:00am – 8:00pm
Venue: Toshimaen
Entry: ¥500 – ¥1,000
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High: 13 ℃Low: 6 ℃
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Access: 448 m from Toshimaen Station Oedo Line (E36)Seibu Toshima Line (S139)
0.9 km from Nerima-kasugachō Station Oedo Line (E37)
1.0 km from Nakamurabashi Statio Seibu Ikebukuro Line (S17)
Web: http://www.toshimaen.co.jp...
Link in Japanese
Area: Nerima
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