Tokyo Cherry Blossom 2019/2020

All Top 13 Tokyo Cherry Blossom Viewing Attractions

Koganei Park

Address: 1 Chome-13-1 Sekinocho, Koganei, Tokyo

Best time to view in 2019: early to mid April

Best time to view in 2020 (estimated): early to mid April

Ueno Park

Address: Uenokouen, Taitou-ku, Tokyo

Best time to view in 2019: March 21 to April 10

Best time to view in 2020 (estimated): March 27 to April 4

Sumida Park

Address: 1-1 Imado/7-1 Asakusa/ 1-1 Hanakawado/ 2-1 Hanakawado, Taito-ku, Tokyo

Best time to view in 2019: March 20 to April 8

Best time to view in 2020 (estimated): March 21 to April 7

Shinjuku Gyoen

Address: 11, Naitoumachi, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo

Best time to view in 2019: April 2 to April 9

Best time to view in 2020 (estimated): March 27 to April 4

Meguro River

Address: 3 Kamimeguro, Meguro-ku, Tokyo

Best time to view in 2019: early April

Best time to view in 2020 (estimated): early April

Inokashira Onshi Park

Address: 1-18-31 Gotenyama Musashino-shi Tokyo

Best time to view in 2019: late March to early April

Best time to view in 2020 (estimated): late March to early April

Yoyogi Park

Address: 2-1 Yoyogikamizonocho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo

Best time to view in 2019: late March to early April

Best time to view in 2020 (estimated): late March to early April

Yaesu Sakura Street

Address: 1-9-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo

Best time to view in 2019: late March to early April

Best time to view in 2020 (estimated): late March to early April

Hikarigaoka Park

Address: 2 Chome-1 Hikarigaoka, Nerima City, Tokyo

Best time to view in 2019: late March to early April

Best time to view in 2020 (estimated): late March to early April

Showa Memorial Park/Showa Kinen Park

Address: 3173, Midori-cho, Tachikawa-shi, Tokyo

Best time to view in 2019: late March to the middle of April, 2018

Best time to view in 2020 (estimated): late March to the middle of April, 2019(estimated)

Asukayama Park

Address: 1-1-3 Oji, Kita-ku, Tokyo

Best time to view in 2019: late March to early April

Best time to view in 2020 (estimated): late March to early April

Rikugien Garden

Address: 6 Chome-16-3 Honkomagome, Bunkyo City, Tokyo

Best time to view in 2019: March 21 to April 5

Best time to view in 2020 (estimated): March 21 to April 5

Chidorigafuchi Moat

Address: 1-1 Kitanomarukoen, Chiyoda 102-0091, Tokyo Prefecture

Best time to view in 2019: early April

Best time to view in 2020 (estimated): early April

All About Cherry Blossoms in Tokyo

What to wear during cherry blossom season in Tokyo?
Even though the afternoon temperature in March and April can reach around 15 degree celsius, you’d better wear or bring a thick coat. The temperature in the evening is just 5 to 10 degree celsius. You will definitely need to keep warm when enjoying beautiful night cherry.
What to ride to view cherry blossoms in different spots?
Metro system is well-developed in Tokyo. So taking metro is a time and cost saving way to to view cherry blossoms in different spots.
What do people eat at cherry blossom season?
Japanese people are keen on having picnic under cherry trees. They often bring bentos, rice balls, sushi, pickled vegetables, beer, etc. food stands provide grilled meats, fried fish, sticky rice balls and sweets. Sakura-flavoured ice cream are peculiar to cherry blossom season.
Which cherry blossom viewing spots hold festivals in Tokyo?
Nearly half of cherry blossom viewing spots in Tokyo stage festivals. For example, Ueno Park, Sumida Park, Showa Memorial Park, Sakura Street at Harima Slope, Yaesu Sakura Street, etc. hold festivals during sakura season which usually last from a few days to two weeks. There are performances, local food and drinks on the events.
Which cherry blossom viewing spots hold night cherry, light-up or illumination?
Around 30 cherry blossom viewing spots in Tokyo hold light-up, like Shinjuku Gyoen, Ueno Park, Rikugien Garden, Sumida Park, Inokashira Onshi Park, Koganei Park, Meguro River, Mohri Garden, etc.
Where are the best cherry blossom viewing spots in Tokyo?
There are about 111 cherry blossom viewing spots in Tokyo Prefecture. Shinjuku Gyoen, Ueno Park, Sumida Park, Inokashira Onshi Park and Koganei Park in the city are designated as top 100 cherry blossom viewing spots in Japan. Additionally, Chidorigafuchi Moat, Mohri Garden, Meguro River, etc. are recommended.
When is cherry blossom season in Tokyo?
Cherry blossoms often bloom from late March to early April, about two weeks. In 2019, cherry blossom season in Tokyo is between March 21 and April 9, and full bloom fell on March 27.