What of hanami picnics if cherry blossom festivals are canceled (again)?
Where to see sakura after dark this spring.
With over 100 wild species of ornamental cherry trees and up to 600 cultivars in Japan, there's a lot more variety in appearance and flowering periods than you might think.
Pick from the popular spots, less-crowded areas, day trips, hikes and more this spring.
See hydrangeas in spring, hills of baby blue eyes in summer, chrysanthemums in autumn and bright-red camellias in winter.
Don't wait to travel—start exploring now!
Tokyo events for Monday, February 3 to Sunday, February 9, 2020
Tokyo events for Monday, April 1 to Sunday, April 7, 2019
We're talking cherry blossoms in a cemetery, on a boat—and even in your birthday suit!
Every spring, Meguro’s usually sleepy river banks become a hive of activity as one of Tokyo’s most magical spots to see the annual cherry blossoms.