Tokyo: Ueno Sakura Matsuri

Cherry Blossom Festival. You can enjoy viewing of about 1200 blooming cherry trees even in the evening, as thousands of bonbori (paper lanterns) are lit up.

Schedule & Key events:
10 a.m.-8 p.m. Open-air antique markets are set up
5 p.m.-8 p.m. Flowers are lit up

Location: Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo

JR Yamanote Line, Tokyo Metro Ginza or Hibiya Line to Ueno Station (G16, H17), and then walk 5 min.

Festival information compiled in cooperation with the Tourist Information Center of the Japan National Tourist Organization. (Shin-Tokyo Bldg. 1F, 3-3-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; (03) 3201-3331). Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.