Rikugien Garden六義園

Rikugien Garden, a typical Japanese garden, is one of the most famous locations to see weeping cherry blossom trees in Tokyo, even though it owns not as many trees as other sakura-viewing parks. During blooming season, people flood into the garden to admire the waterfall-like pink flowers near the entrance, which is 15-metre tall and 20-metre wide. Don’t miss illumination event lasting until 21:00.

Admission: 300 Yen

Number of sakura trees: 2

The age of trees: 70 years

Variety: Shidarezakura (Weeping Cherry)

2019/2020 Cherry Blossom Viewing Dates at Rikugien Garden

Cherry blossom viewing period: the middle of March to early April

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

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

Light-up:

Cherry blossom festival in 2019: March 21 to April 3

How to visit

Access: Walk for 10 minutes from Komagome Station on the JR Yamanote Line and Nanboku subway line.
Address: 6 Chome-16-3 Honkomagome, Bunkyo City, Tokyo
Japanese address: 東京都文京区本駒込6-16-3