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Oedo Fukagawa Sakura Matsuri 2019

The Oedo Fukagawa Sakura Matsuri (Cherry Blossom Festival) will be held again this year in the Fukagawa area of Tokyo, near Monzen-nakacho Station. One unique…...
March 15, 2019 | Cherry Blossoms | Festivals | Latest News

Takayama Spring Festival

Partners Information: Takayama Festival, registered as a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, will held on April 14th to 15th. The event is also regarded…...
March 8, 2019 | Events | Festivals | Latest News

3 lesser-known cherry blossom viewing spots

Partners Information: Japan’s spring cherry blossoms are a must-see for visitors. In late March to early April, when temperatures begin to warm following the cold winter,…...
January 22, 2019 | Cherry Blossoms | Latest News

Maizuru Castle

Partners Information: After the downfall of Takeda Shingen, Maizuru Castle (also known as Kofu Castle) was built by Toyotomi Hideyoshi. Hideyoshi was known as the man…...
May 30, 2018 | Cherry Blossoms | Latest News

1-day Mt Fuji Shibazakura Tour

Partners Information: About 800,000 shibazakura (moss phlox) plants bloom at the base of Mt.Fuji. Pink, white and violet flower carpets spread across a 2.4 hectare…...
April 9, 2018 | Day Tours | Festivals | Latest News

Oedo Fukagawa Sakura Matsuri

Partners Information: Cherry Blossom Viewing Aboard Traditional Japanese Boats Monzen-nakacho (formerly Fukagawa) in eastern Tokyo is an area defined by its warm, friendly community. During…...
March 15, 2018 | Festivals | Latest News

Kawazuzakura Cherry Blossom Tour

Partners Information: Every year around February, cherry blossoms on the Kawazu River reach full bloom. Enjoy this Kawazuzakura Cherry Blossom Tour with the river bathed in…...
January 31, 2018 | Day Tours | Latest News

Where to experience Hanami in Japan?

Anytime is always a good time to visit Japan, but there’s just something so magical in witnessing the blooming of the sakura at the beginning…...
May 8, 2017 | Travellers Blog

Keio Plaza Hotel Ikebana Exhibition

The Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo will host a special “Ikebana” (flower arrangement) exhibition by renowned artist Hiroki Maeno from 1-16 April 2017. A large 2.7…...
March 31, 2017 | Events

Hirosaki Cherry Blossom Festival 2017

2017 marks the 100th year of Hirosaki’s famous Cherry Blossom Festival. The area around Hirosaki Castle is well known as one of the best cherry blossom…...
February 27, 2017 | Cherry Blossoms

Mt Fuji Shibazakura 2017 Day Tour

Visit Mt Fuji in time for the Shibazakura Festival on this one-day tour from Tokyo operated by H.I.S. The festival is held at Lake Motosu…...
December 21, 2016 | Day Tours

See the Moss Pink in the Chichibu Area

Seibu Railway Co., Ltd will increase the number of limited express and local trains between 23 April and 8 May 2016 to make it more…...
April 21, 2016 | Events | Special Offers

Hirosaki Cherry Blossom Festival

Hirosaki in Aomori prefecture will hold its annual Cherry Blossom festival on 23rd April – 5th May 2016. Hirosaki park is well-known for being one…...
March 10, 2016 | Cherry Blossoms | Events