Hanami does not have to mean a picnic! Here is my pick of the best hanami walking routes in Tokyo, and where to enjoy riverside sakura views.
If you’re in Japan at the end of February, you’ll find plum trees in full bloom. Here are the 3 best spots to enjoy plum blossoms in Tokyo.
From Feb 13, people and businesses that do not cooperate with the Japanese authorities’ efforts to stop the spread of COVID face fines of up to 500,000 yen.
Looking for a spacious park in Tokyo to get in touch with nature and relax with your family? Forest for the 21st Century is the place for you!
Looking for a spacious park in Tokyo to relax with your family? Mizumoto Koen is the place for you! With large meadows, wooded areas, shady ponds and quite a sizeable lake, Mizumoto Park is the place to go for some quality family time in nature.
With 50,000 Hydrangea bushes planted around a spacious temple complex, Hondo-ji is my favourite spot for Hydrangeas near Tokyo.
Looking for less crowded hanami spots? For a taste of the shitamachi culture, try Ohanajaya: a scenic canal lined with sakura trees!