Things to do / Traditional festivals

Tokyo: Ueno Sakura Matsuri

Cherry Blossom Festival. You can enjoy viewing of about 1,200 blooming cherry trees even in the evening, as thousands of Bonbori (paper lanterns) are lit up.

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Location: Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo

JR Yamanote Line, Tokyo Metro Ginza or Hibiya Line to Ueno Sta. (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.

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