Visit Date: 04/08/2017 (Best Time: early to mid April)
Koganei Park (小金井公園) is about 40-60 minutes away from central Tokyo. It has about 1,700 cherry trees and it is considered as one of the best 100 Sakura Spots in Japan
The park provides a wide variety of activities with its children’s park, tennis courts, broad expanse of grass covered fields, archery range, baseball field, steam locomotive display, and a lot more.
The cherry blossoms in the park are already in full bloom and with the forecasted rain showers not happening, visitors flocked the park and enjoyed hanami.
Park Name: Koganei Park (小金井公園 Koganei Kōen)
Address: Sakura-cho 3-chome, Sekino-cho 1/ 2-chome, Koganei City; Hana-Koganei-Minami-cho 3-chome, Kodaira City; Mukodai 6-chome, Nishi-Tokyo City; Sakurazutsumi 3-chome, Musashino City
Contact Information: Koganei Park Administration Office
Address: 1-13-1 Sekino-cho, Koganei-shi 184-0001
– Koganei-Koen-Nishiguchi bus stop on Seibu Bus from Musashi Koganei Station
– Edo-Tokyo-Tatemonoen-mae, Koganei-Koen-mae or Sports-Center-mae bus stops on Kanto Bus from Musashi Koganei Station
– about 30 minutes walk from Koganei Station