Sumida Park墨田区立隅田公園

People began to view cherry blossom in Sumida Park since the Edo period (1603- 1868). Lined with 510 sakura tress, the river bank is not only a sought-after place for picnicking, but also good to spot Tokyo Sky Tree. Meanwhile, taking yakababune (viewing boats) to cruise the river is a popular way to enjoy blossoms as well. Food stands and performances are available during sakura festival.

Admission: free of charge

Number of sakura trees: 510

The age of trees:

Variety: Somei Yoshino, Oosimazakura

2019/2020 Cherry Blossom Viewing Dates at Sumida Park

Cherry blossom viewing period: late March to early April

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

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


Cherry blossom festival in 2019: March 30, March 31, April 6 and April 7

How to visit

Access: Walk for 3 minutes from Asakusa Station (G19) on Tokyo Metro Ginza Line
Address: 1-1 Imado/7-1 Asakusa/ 1-1 Hanakawado/ 2-1 Hanakawado, Taito-ku, Tokyo
Japanese address: 東京都墨田区向島1丁目

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