Scheduled Forecast for 2018’s Cherry Blossom Season

2018’s Cherry Blossom Season is almost here! The most recent forecast for the cherry blossoms has been released and here are the latest dates to capture the best moments of this year’s sakura:

Tokyo

Estimated Flowering – March 22

Estimated Best Viewing – March 29 to April 6

Best Places in Tokyo for Cherry Blossoms:

Shinjuku Gyoen
Shinto Shrine Yushima Tenjin
Ueno Park

 

Kyoto

Estimated Flowering – March 25

Estimated Best Viewing – March 31 to April 8

Best Places in Kyoto for Cherry Blossoms:

Kiyomizudera Temple
Maruyama Park
Philosopher’s Path
Heian Shrine
Nijojo Castle

 

Osaka

Estimated Flowering – March 25

Estimated Best Viewing – March 31 to April 8

Best Places in Osaka for Cherry Blossoms:

Kema Sakuranomiya Park
Osaka Castle
Expo 7 Commemorative Park
Mint Bureau

 


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