Hanami at Mitsuike koen
oin and enjoy Hanami party for Sakura. Finally, Sakura in Tokyo is blooming to let us know the arrival of spring. It is Japanese custom to hold Hanami party. Hanami party is the most popular and important party, held in this season to celebrate the beauty of the coming season. Most of Japanese companies and groups will hold their Hanami party at their favorite spots; which means most Japanese go Hanami several times. There are hundreds of Hanami spots in Tokyo and Kanto area alone. It's time for you to find your own Hanami spots.
is one of the best hanami spots in Kanagawa prefecture. Mostly, at Hanami party, people enjoy Someiyoshino (a specie of Sakura that is most popular in Tokyo area), but Mitsuike park has the beautiful Shidare -zakura(seeping cherry tree).
Hanami at Ueno Park
here is a official Sakura-tree that the Meteorological Office uses to measure the Sakura blossom in Yasukuni Shrine
. In 2009, the announcement is made right in this week!
, which is a part of the imperial palace right next to Yasukuni Shrine, is also famous Hanami spot.
easured by the Hanami-population, the Ueno Park
is the most favorite Hanami spot in Tokyo. Three hundred thousands of people enjoy Hanami at Ueno park everyday.
t the Sumida river
, some people hire the party shops. Watching sakura from the boat on the river is also one of the traditional Hanami party style.
Hanami at Sumida Park
o clouded the place, you have to wake up really early in the morning to get the excellent position for Hanami. It is Japanese custom that the freshmen in the group take the place for their seniors.
t Hanami party, most people bring their own foods and drinks. However, famous Hanami spots have food stands. So, even if you consume all the goodness you brought, you can still get more.
njoy Hanami and arrival of Japanese spring!
heck out the Kanto Hanami spots