Ueno Park is not only Japan’s biggest city park, but boasts its cherry blossoms. Sakura festival is held every year thanks to over 1,300 sakura trees. Visitors from home and abroad view stunning blossoms and picnic under trees. Marvellous light-up is from sunset to 20:00. It is worth mentioning that Ueno Park is home to diverse temples, shrines, museums and zoo.
Admission: free of charge
Number of sakura trees: 1,300
The age of trees: 50 to 300 years
Variety: Somei Yoshino
2019/2020 Cherry Blossom Viewing Dates at Ueno Park
Cherry blossom viewing period: late March to early April
Best time to view in 2019: March 21 to April 10
Best time to view in 2020 (estimated): March 27 to April 4
Cherry blossom festival in 2019: March 21 to April 7
How to visit
Access: Walk for 5 minutes from JR Ueno Station on Tokyo Metro Ginza Line; Walk for 5 minutes from Ueno Station on Hibiya Line; Walk for 3 minutes from Keisei-Ueno Station on Keisei Main Line.
Address: Uenokouen, Taitou-ku, Tokyo Japanese address: 東京都台東区上野公園5-20