Latest Tokyo’s Best Sakura Spots 2024

Sakura season is here! Peak bloom in Tokyo this year is predicted to be from late March to early April. In addition to cherry blossom viewing, we’ll introduce other ways to appreciate the Tokyo sakura.

Sakura & Boat! Inokashira Park

Not only is this park a symbol of Kichijoji, but it is one of Tokyo’s best sakura spots. You can bask under the cherry blossoms while floating on a boat through the large pond. If you want to spend an afternoon enjoying hanami (cherry blossom viewing), you can also get takeout from the park’s cafe.

Access Kichijoji Sta. (JR / Keio) → 5 min walk / Inokashira-koen Sta. (Keio) → 1 min walk

Sakura & Amusement Park! Yomiuri Land

This popular amusement park is easily accessible from the city center. Get a unique sakura-viewing experience from the roller coaster zooming through the blossoms at top speed, the Ferris wheel showcasing the trees from a breathtaking height, and even nighttime cherry blossom illuminations.

Access Keio-yomiuri-land Sta. (Keio) → 5-10 min by gondola / Yomiuri-Land-mae Sta. (Odakyu) → 11 min by bus

Sakura & Cruise! Hanami Cruise

Cruise along the Sumida River among cherry blossoms! After departing from Asakusa, the boat will offer views of the TOKYO SKYTREE and the stunning rows of sakura trees that flank the Sumida River.
*Reservations required (Online reservations accepted up to 5 minutes before departure)

Access Asakusa Sta. (Subway, Tobu) → 2 min walk

Sakura & New Hot Spot! Shibuya Sakura Stage

This commercial complex is the newest landmark in Shibuya. Completed on November 30, 2023, most of its stores, hotel, and offices are scheduled to open by July 26, 2024. This establishment boasts rows of sakura trees, a large and symbolic yamazakura tree, pink illuminations, and an exterior adorned with various cherry blossom-inspired designs.

Access Shibuya Sta. (JR) New Ticket Gate → 1 min walk

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