Sakura 2017: Hibiya Park

Visit Date: 04/06/2017 (Best Time: early to mid April)

Hibiya Park (日比谷公園) is a 16 hectares park that sits in front of the Imperial Palace and Imperial Hotel. It is not a major cherry blossom spot in Tokyo but it does have some lovely cherry trees. It is a good hanami spot for employees working nearby who wish to go for a quick hanami lunch break.

Cherry blossoms around the Shinkei/Kumogata Pond.

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Autumn 2016: Hibiya Park

Visit Date: 11/17/2016 (Best viewing Time: late November to early December)

Hibiya Park (日比谷公園) is a public park that lies between the east gardens of the Imperial Palace, the Shinbashi district and the Kasumigaseki government district. It is Japan’s first western modern park with flowers and trees for all season which makes it a prefect place of relaxation for people working in the nearby business district.

Gorgeous autumn colors are approaching its peak specially around the Shinkei/Kumogata Pond and Open-Air Concert Hall.

Gorgeous fall colors around the Shinkei/Kumogata Pond.

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