March 15, 2019 Cherry Blossoms Festivals Latest News
The Oedo Fukagawa Sakura Matsuri (Cherry Blossom Festival) will be held again this year in the Fukagawa area of Tokyo, near Monzen-nakacho Station. One unique feature available at this festival is the boat rides! You can enjoy gazing at the…...
Shiba Park Hotel Tokyo hosts cherry blossom viewing event
February 26, 2019 Cherry Blossoms Events Latest News
Partners Information: Shiba Park Hotel in Tokyo will host an ‘Ohanami Sakura Walk’ event between 28 March and 5 April, to escort guests to nearby spots where cherry blossoms beautifully bloom. This event is free of charge to guests of…...
3 lesser-known cherry blossom viewing spots
January 22, 2019 Cherry Blossoms Latest News
Partners Information: Japan’s spring cherry blossoms are a must-see for visitors. In late March to early April, when temperatures begin to warm following the cold winter, cherry blossoms bloom across the country. Today, we’ll introduce 3 lesser-known cherry blossom viewing spots.…...
May 30, 2018 Cherry Blossoms Latest News
Partners Information: After the downfall of Takeda Shingen, Maizuru Castle (also known as Kofu Castle) was built by Toyotomi Hideyoshi. Hideyoshi was known as the man who unified Japan. Today, Maizuru Castle Park includes one part of the castle ruins. History The castle…...
Hirosaki Cherry Blossom Festival 2017
February 27, 2017 Cherry Blossoms
2017 marks the 100th year of Hirosaki’s famous Cherry Blossom Festival. The area around Hirosaki Castle is well known as one of the best cherry blossom flower sites in Japan. Visitors to the site in late April can marvel at over…...
Spring in the Takayama and Hokuriku Areas
April 4, 2016 Cherry Blossoms Travel Passes
This spring, take a trip to the Takayama and Hokuriku area with the Takayama-Hokuriku Area Tourist Pass. The end of the cold winter in the Takayama – Hokuriku area that includes places like Takayama, the UNESCO World Heritage listed site Shirakawa-go…...
Hirosaki Cherry Blossom Festival
March 10, 2016 Cherry Blossoms Events
Hirosaki in Aomori prefecture will hold its annual Cherry Blossom festival on 23rd April – 5th May 2016. Hirosaki park is well-known for being one of the most beautiful cherry blossom spots in Japan. The park is indescribably beautiful with 2,600 cherry…...
2016 Cherry Blossom Forecast
February 16, 2016 Cherry Blossoms
The 2016 Cherry Blossom Forecast is now available. Use it to help finalise your Japan itinerary this spring. Visit the site....
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