Ongoing & Upcoming Events in Tokyo
Japanese government's request to close public places due to COVID-19 has ended, so many stores, restaurants, museums, parks, etc, are open as usual in Tokyo now.
However, if you are in Tokyo now, I strongly advise you to check out the official information of the places you visit in advance.
Winter Peony Garden
1 January - 23 February, 2020
Opening Hours: 9:30 -16:30
Admission Fee: 700 yen for adult, free for children under 13.
If traveling in Tokyo in this season, I strongly recommend the beautiful Japanese garden that is full of peony flowers with straw snow fences. The shrine is inside Ueno Park.
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Winter Peony Garden in Ueno (2014)
4 Seasons in Tokyo
Explore 1 year in Tokyo on Event Calendar!
Cherry Blossoms (Sakura)
The season of cherry blossoms is late March to early April in Tokyo.
Cherry Blossom Forecast for 2021 will come in late January, 2021.
Trip Planning Advice for Cherry Blossom (Sakura) Festival Visitors to Japan by a Local
Autumn Colors' peak is late November to early December in Tokyo.
Links to Blog: Autumn Colors in Tokyo City - Red Maple Leaves & Genuine Matcha in Rikugien Garden and more!
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If you want a shortcut to understand Tokyo, or you are about to give up to plan a trip to Tokyo with throwing away a thick travel guidebook, or you are lost in the city at this moment (I hope not!), here are the simplest resolutions.
The Easiest JR Train Map of Tokyo - You'll understand the outline of Tokyo and airport transport with only 1 page!
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A List of Worldwide Luxury Hotels: All the hotels on this list are convenient because of good airport transport.
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