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  • 1,700 cherry trees blooming

    late March – late April 2018
    Koganei Park

     

    Koganei Park

    Located in western Tokyo, Koganei Koen is a spacious park covering an area of about 80 hectares.

    The park is an excellent place for relaxation and leisure, with grassy grounds, wooded areas and playgrounds. The Edo-Tokyo Open-air Architectural Museum is located inside the premises (admission extra)


    Cherry blossom at Koganei Park

    Koganei Park is also one of the most popular sites for viewing cherry blossoms in Tokyo.

    The park has some 1,700 cherry trees of such species as Yama-zakura, Sato-zakura and Somei Yoshino. 430 of them are nurtured in the “Sakura-no-sono”, a cherry-tree orchard of 2.9 hectares.

    They burst into pink-and-white blossoms for about one month from the end of March through the end of April.

    amuzen “O-hanami and Cherry Blossom Festival 2018 at Koganei Park”
    © Tokyo Metropolitan Park Association


    Cherry-blossom Festival

    Every year, the park hosts “Koganei Sakura Festival” to celebrate the arrival of spring amid the stunningly beautiful explosion of Somei Yoshino blossoms.

    On the programme: traditional performing arts, ikebana, tea ceremony and more.

    【dates】 31 March – 1 April
    【time】10 am – 8 pm (planned)
    【place】Koganei Park (on the ground opposite the Edo-Tokyo Open-air Architectural Museum)

    amuzen 「小金井公園の花見 2018」
    amuzen 「小金井公園の花見 2018」
    © Koganei City Tourism Association

* The above is the information known at the time of publication and subject to change without prior notice.

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