Showa Memorial Park/Showa Kinen Park国営昭和記念公園

Opened in 1983, the huge Showa Memorial Park is 30 minutes from Tokyo by train. The park is a paradise of flowers and trees. In spring, sakura, canola flowers and tulip flourish one after another. Every year Flower Festival is held from the middle of March to late May. Because it is so big that do leave one or half day to explore the park. Bicycle rental service is available for 410 Yen/3 hours.

Admission: 450 Yen

Number of sakura trees: 1,500

The age of trees: 40 to 50 years

Variety: Somei Yoshino, Yamazakura and Kanhizakura

2019/2020 Cherry Blossom Viewing Dates at Showa Memorial Park/Showa Kinen Park

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

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)

Light-up:

Cherry blossom festival in 2019: March 23 to May 26

How to visit

Access: Walk for 10 minutes from JR Tachikawa Station, about 2 minutes on from JR Nishi-Tachikawa Station or 8 minutes from Tokyo Tama Intercity Monorail Tachikawa-Kita Station
Address: 3173, Midori-cho, Tachikawa-shi, Tokyo
Japanese address: 東京都立川市緑町3173