Imperial Palace / Chidorigafuchi Cherry Blossom Festival

Japan, Tokyo Guide (B): Imperial Palace / Chidorigafuchi Cherry Blossom Festival

From my point of view, Tokyo's leading cherry blossom spots are two; One is Ueno Park, and the other is Chidorigafuchi.

I uploaded a Chidorigafuchi post before, but it was combined with cherry blossom forecast of the year. Full-blooming sakura photos are at the bottom there. (So I wrote cherry blossom forecast post apart from other cherry blossom related posts this time.)

So I hope to concentrate to photos, travel information such as how to get there, Google Maps, and so on, at the bottom of this post, and a comparison with the other greatest sakura spot Ueno Park.

In case the pronunciation is too difficult because of languages, just remember it as Imperial Palace.

Hundreds of cherry trees are around the moat, so it has been a famous sakura viewing place for a long time.

You can get so close to cherry blossoms themselves - If you are a photographer who want to shoot the blossoms rather than views, I suppose you can take photos freely from many different angles.

When you turn left on the way to the main part of Chidorigafuchi, you'll easily find this gate. It is the gate to Nippon Budokan (Meaning, "Japan martial arts stadium." Competitions of judo, kenodo and other martial arts, and concerts of very popular musicians, both domestic and international, are held here.) Kitanomaru Park. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Imperial Palace / Chidorigafuchi Cherry Blossom Festival
Guide Location: Japan » Tokyo
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Kozue Mitani
Read it on Author's Website: http://blog.tokyo-direct-guide.com/2015/04/imperial-palace-chidorigafuchi-sakura.html
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Imperial Palace

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