Yasukuni Shrine is one of the most popular hanami(花見) spots in Tokyo. There are about 600 Sakura (桜, Cherry Blossom), and the announcement of Cherry Blossom is based on how much Sakura blooms in Yasukuni Shrne. During the end of March to beginning of April, there is Sakura festival. In Sakura festival, there is Sumo match, and many interesting events are held. Also, for Yozakura, many lanterns are placed in the Shrine.