Ueno Cherry Blossom Festival

Ueno Cherry Blossom Festival
Photo by Les Taylor used under Creative Commons.

Hanami cherry blossom viewing: a chance to reflect on the ephemeral nature of life or a good excuse for a party; whichever way you look at it, hanami in Ueno Park is something special since there are over 800 cherry trees.

Bring something to eat, drink, a ground-sheet to sit on and warm clothes for when the sun goes down. Expect crowds – which adds to the atmosphere – and have fun!

Naturally, the actual dates of this ‘festival’ very much depend on when Mother Nature allows the cherry blossoms to flower.


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Dates:
Venue: Ueno Park
Recommended hotel Tokyo Ueno New Izu Hotel
Web: http://www.city.taito.lg.j... (Link in Japanese)
Entry: Free
Closest station(s): JR Ueno Station (3 min), Keisei Ueno Station (3 min), Tokyo Metro Ueno Station (5 min).
Area:
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