Japanese Cherry Blossom: Where To Find Tokyo Spots For Cherry Blossom Viewing And Nearby Hotels


A Beginner’s Guide to Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival: Best places for viewing Japan Cherry Blossom, When to come, Hotel locations and unique Cherry Blossom Tours.

Cherry Blossom is a major Japanese festival and a very cheerful time in Japan.

Cherry Blossom Festival customs include sharing a picnic under the cherry trees with friends and family, drinking hot sake and beer, traditional cherry blossom food and cakes, tea ceremonies under the trees and special dance and music.

Getting Ready For Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival

The Cherry Blossom festival is the peak travel season in Japan.

It’s a national Holiday, schools and workplaces close down, so everyone is traveling to meet with friends and family.

Over 1 million Tourists arrive in Tokyo during the Festival.Tokyo Hotels are fully Booked months in Advance.

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Best Tokyo Hotels For Cherry Blossom Viewing

You want to stay in a hotel as close as possible to the action, so you can easily visit the parks and gardens a few times a day and during nighttime. Cherry Blossom viewing at night is a part of the festival Fun. All Japanese Gardens and Parks are illuminated for the event.

Here are the Recommended Areas:





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Best Tokyo Spots For Cherry Blossom Viewing


Some popular Parks, Shrines and Gardens in Tokyo can get very crowded during Cherry Blossom Festival.
But you can always choose to visit some off-the-beaten-track spots.

For Nighttime Illuminations try the Imperial Palace and the Japanese Gardens which are illuminated especially for the occasion.

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Cherry Blossom Festival Tokyo Events

Parties and picnics in the Parks are the favorite pastime during the festival. Family, co-workers or friends join together under the Cherry Blossom trees to drink Sake and eat the special Festival food.

Special Events in Tokyo during the festival include Cherry Blossom dance and music shows, Tea ceremonies at the Japanese Gardens and Cherry Blossom food.Here at Tokyo-Top-Guide.com we track and constantly update Cherry Blossom Festival Events in Tokyo,

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