Asukayama Park飛鳥山公園

The hilltop Asukayama Park is one the oldest spots in Tokyo to enjoy cherry blossoms. Due to its location, the park is much less crowded. Asukayama Park is special also because it is one of a few parks in Japan to allow to drink alcohol. Monorail is available to get to the top.

Admission: free of charge

Number of sakura trees: over 600

The age of trees:

Variety: Somei Yoshino and Yamazakura

2019/2020 Cherry Blossom Viewing Dates at Asukayama Park

Cherry blossom viewing period: late March to early April

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

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

Light-up:

Cherry blossom festival in 2019: April 6 and 7

How to visit

Access: Walk for 2 minutes from JR Oji Station; Walk for 5 minutes from Oji Station on Tokyo Metro Namboku Line
Address: 1-1-3 Oji, Kita-ku, Tokyo
Japanese address: 東京都北区王子1-1-3