Ueno Onshi Park | Japan Highlights Travel, for sightseeing around Tokaido

Tokyo Station, Shinagawa Station 

[Ueno Onshi Park]

Crowded with hanami parties, as it was in the Edo period

A well-known sakura destination since the Edo period. There are about 800 sakura trees within the park. A hanami party is probably the greatest fun anyone can have in the park. There is a resting area along the sakura path where you can eat and drink while viewing the sakura, and lively parties are held here and there within the park. After the party, take pleasure in viewing the yozakura (night sakura) that shine under the street lights.
Viewing period End of March to beginning of April
Event Ueno Sakura Matsuri
Period End of March to beginning of April, 2017 (Planned)
About 1,000 bombori lanterns are lit around Ueno Park, and there are antique markets, portrait illustrations, charity stall BAR.
Lanterns are lit from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
* Depending on the weather, natural conditions etc., it may not be possible to see views like the ones in the photos / articles above. Furthermore, blooming and event schedules may vary.
 
Address 5-20 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo
Phone +81-3-3828-5644 (Ueno Onshi Park Management Office) (Japanese only)
+81-3-3833-0030 (Ueno Tourist Federation) (Japanese only)
Access Take the JR Yamanote Line from "Tokyo Station" of JR Tokaido Shinkansen for approx. 5 minutes, alight at "Ueno Station" and walk for approx. 2 minutes.
URL http://www.kensetsu.metro.tokyo.jp/toubuk/ueno/index_top.html

updated on Aug 31, 2016

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