Rikugien Garden: Cherry Blossom

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Rikugien garden (六義園) is a traditional Japanese garden located in Tokyo. The garden consists of a small pond, trees, and a hill, which is a typical example of a garden from the Edo period. Rikugien garden was constructed between 1695…

Meguro River: Cherry Blossom – Night View

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Meguro River, very popular cherry blossom (Sakura) viewing spot in Tokyo, offer cherry blossom illumination in Spring. The light up lasts from 6PM to 9PM. from Meguro station (JR Yamanote line, Tokyo Metro Nanboku line, Toei Mita line and Tokyu…

Meguro River: Cherry Blossom

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Meguro River (目黒川 Meguro-gawa) is a small river which flows through Tokyo. The river is one of the most popular venues for cherry blossom (Sakura) viewing in Tokyo. While the river itself is like a concrete canal, many cherry trees…

Kitanomaru Park: Cherry Blossom

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Kitanomaru park is located on the north of the Imperial Palace, former Edo Castle. The park is along Chidorigafuchi, and on the opposite side of the moat to Chidorigafuchi park way. Likewise Chidorigafuchi (See Chidorigafuchi: Cherry Blossom), Kitanomaru park is…

Chidorigafuchi: Cherry Blossom – Night View

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In Chidorigafuchi, cherry blossoms (Sakura) are lit up during night. The light up lasts from sunset to 10 PM. For the access and general information of Chidorigafuchi, see Chidorigafuchi: Cherry Blossom. Sakura give very different impressions at night. Just before…

Chidorigafuchi: Cherry Blossom – Boat Ride

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In Chidorigafuchi, you can enjoy a boat ride in cherry blossom (Sakura) season (For access and general information on Chidorigafuchi, see Chidorigafuchi: Cherry Blossom). The Boat dock is located in middle of the park road. Business hours are from 9:00…

Chidorigafuchi: Cherry Blossom

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Chidorigafuchi is a moat located in the northwest of the Imperial Palace, former Edo Castle. Currrently, it is known as one of Tokyo’s most outstanding cherry blossom (Sakura) sights in spring. Kudanshita station on Tokyo Metro Tozai line, Hanzomon line…

Hama-Rikyu Garden: Japanese Plum Blossoms

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Hama-Rikyu Garden has many attractions in spring (See Hama-Rikyu Garden: Nanohana for general information of Hama-Rikyu Garden). You can enjoy not only Nanohana, but also Japanese cherry blossoms (Ume) from late Fenruary to mid March. As Hama-Rikyu Garden is located…

Hama-Rikyu Garden: Nanohana

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Hama-Rikyu Garden (浜離宮恩賜公園) is a large Japanese style garden located in centeral Tokyo. The garden was originally built as a feudal lord’s residence and duck hunting grounds during the Edo Period (1603-1867). Then, it served as a strolling garden and…