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Tokyo Garden Sakura Tour

When you are visiting Tokyo in April, Sakura welcomes your visit. If you want to know the best way to travel Tokyo during Sakura season, check out MLJ Sakura Tour Vol.01 "Tokyo Japanese Garden Sakura Tour." Japanese Garden always decorate a beautiful Sakura, especially Rikugien Garden has the best Sakura in Tokyo. This tour starts at Yasukuni Shrine that is one of the most famous Sakura Spot in Tokyo. When Sakura of Yasukuni Shrine blooms, people consider that Sakura of Tokyo bloom. Then, travel to Sotbori Park. Sotobori Park is ruins of outer moat of Edo Castle and has great Sakura Avenue along the moat. It leads to Koishikawa Korakuen. Korakuen Garden is one of the most beautiful Japanese garden in Tokyo. There are many beautiful old Sakura. Then, you walk to Rikugien Garden. On the way to Rikugien Garden, visit Harimazaka that has a beautiful Sakura Ave. Rikugien garden has the best Sakura in Tokyo. Sweeping Sakura of Rikugien is 70 year-old Sakura.
It is the main feature of Rikugien. It's a 13m tall huge Sakura. It is just breathtaking. Rikugien open until 9pm for enjoy lighten up Sakura during the season. If you are traveling Tokyo in April, check out These Tokyo gardens to enjoy beauty of Japanese spring.

Takes entire day by walking.
All waking Start at: Kudanshita Station -5min.- Yasukuni Shrine -5min.- Sotobori Park -20min.- Koishikawa Korakuen -20min.- Harimazaka -30min.- Rikugien

Hanami at Harimazaka

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Events
  Hanami
April

This is Bunkyo Hanami festival (文京さくら祭り, bunkyosakuramatsuri). If you want to do hanami in street style, this is the place.
Tourist Info:
Harimazaka, or Harimazaka Sakura Namiki, is a street in Bunkyo ward. many sakura trees are planted in the Center and both sides of this street.
In the season of hanami, people come together packed lunch with mat and packed lunch packed lunch, make party and enjoy flower.
The sakura trees are well visible from the car in the street. In the season, you can also enjoy drive-through hanami.
Access
0. From Tokyo station.
1. use Marunouchi line (metro) to Myogadani Station. (11 minute)
2. walk east (8 minutes)


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Hanami at Rikugien

Hanami at Rikugien

Area: Tokyo; Northern Tokyo (Season: April)


Shidare-Zakura, the weeping cherry, at Rikugien is one of the most famous Sakura Trees in Tokyo. In early April, ...

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Koishikawa Korakuen

Koishikawa Korakuen

Area: Tokyo; Central Tokyo (Season: April)


Koishikawa Korakuen (小石川後楽園) is a Japanese Garden located in Tokyo. It is one of popular Sakura Spots. There are 7 ...

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Hanami at Yasukuni Shrine

Hanami at Yasukuni Shrine

Area: Tokyo; Central Tokyo (Season: April)


Yasukuni Shrine is one of the most popular hanami(花見) spots in Tokyo. There are about 600 Sakura (桜, Cherry ...

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Sotobori Park

Sotobori Park

Area: Tokyo; Central Tokyo (Season: April)


Sotobori Park (外濠公園) is a park which located beside of the ruins of the outer moat of Edo Castle. It goes about ...

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Hanami at Harimazaka

Hanami at Harimazaka

Area: Tokyo; Central Tokyo (Season: April)


This is Bunkyo Hanami festival (文京さくら祭り, bunkyosakuramatsuri). If you want to do hanami in street style, this is ...

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