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Cherry Blossoms Light-up at Rikugien Gardens

posted Mar 2, 2013, 8:50 PM by Tsubasa Kato   [ updated Mar 7, 2013, 7:36 PM ]
Cherry Blossoms (Prunus: Shidare zakura) will be illuminated from March 22 to April 7 at Rikugien Gardens to allow evening viewing of the trees. A
n annual event called "Cherry Blossoms Light-up" is the big event of the garden, large weeping cherry trees (Prunns pendulaf. Pendula) are worth watching during this event. Don't miss it!
Event Schedule: Fri. March 22 - Sun. April 7, 2013

Where: Rikugien Gardens

Address: 6-16-3 Hon-komagome, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo

TEL: 03-3941-2222 (Rikugien Garden Office)

7-minute walk from Komagome Station (JR Line or Tokyo Metro Namboku Line)
10-minute walk from Sengoku Station (Toei Mita Line)
Parking: No
Light-up Hours:
after sunset - 9pm (
Last entry until 8:30pm)
Opening Hours: 9am - 5pm (Last entry until 4:30pm)
                        *9am - 9pm during this event
Closed: Year-end holidays (December 29 to January 1)
Entrance fee: ¥300 (65 and over: ¥150)
(No charge for primary school children or younger, and junior high school students living or attending school in Tokyo)
*20% discount for groups of 20 and more
Others: Sakura Chaya (tea house), Macha Chaya (tea house), Free Volunteer Guide (11am, 2pm)
Rikugien Gardens