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≪Cherry Blossom Spots≫ Ueno Park

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Ueno Park where you can enjoy “Hanami” at night is a popular cherry-blossom viewing spot representing Tokyo

Ueno Park is the first designated park in Japan. It was established by Cabinet decree in 1873 along with Shiba, Asakusa, Fukagawa and Asukayama.

In the park with a total area of about 530,000 square meters there are facilities such as art museums, museum and zoo. It is a tourist spot bustling with many people on weekdays as well as on holidays.

© Tokyo Convention&Visitors Bureau

Known as a cherry blossom view since the Edo period, 1,200 cherry trees are planted in the park. In the cherry-blossom season, a total of 2 million visitors come and it is famous for being very crowded.

During the “Ueno Sakura Matsuri” (Cherry Blossom Festival) held from late March to early April every year, more than 1,000 lights are lit from 17:00 – 20:00, you can enjoy cherry blossom at night.

Details

Event Name ≪Cherry Blossom Spots≫ Ueno Park
Venue Ueno Park
Dates Around late March – Around early April ※Average year
Note *”Ueno Sakura Matsuri” (Cherry Blossom Festival) is scheduled to be held from March 18 to April 9, 2017.
*Japanese lanterns in the park are turned off at 20:00. Please end the party in the park by 20:00.
Open Hours 24 hours open (Access to the park is prohibited from 23:00 to 5:00)
Admission Admission Free
Pay for food/drink and product sales at the venue
Address Ueno-Koen 5-20, Taito-ku, Tokyo
Contact 03-3828-5644
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