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Cherry blossoms 2019 at Koishikawa Korakuen Garden

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  • Cherry blossoms and extended opening hours

    23 March – 7 April 2019
    Koishikawa Korakuen Garden

     
    In spring, soft-pink cherry blossoms highlight the aesthetic beauty of Koisikawa Korakuen garden.

    Koishikawa Korakuen: Cherry blossom & hanami 2016 (article by amuzen) jp
    © Tokyo Metropolitan Park Association

     

    Koishikawa Korakuen

    Koishikawa Korakuen is a stroll garden dating to the Edo period in the early 17th century. It was gracefully landscaped by the Mito Tokugawa family – with ponds, streams, plants and trees to represent sceneries of lakes, mountains, rivers and fields.


    Cherry blossoms at Koishikawa Korakuen

    Some 30 cherry trees will go into bloom, adorning the garden in soft-pink shades.

    First, the flowers of weeping cherries (“shidare-zakura“) turn into pinkish white, coming into full bloom in late March, followed by Somei-yoshino cherry trees, which burst into blossoms in early April (or earlier, depending on the weather).

    During the cherry blossom season, the garden’s opening hours will be extended until 6 p.m., from 23 March to 7 April this year.

    小石川後楽園 桜と「春の開園時間延長」(amuzen article)
    © Tokyo Metropolitan Park Association

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

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