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Asukayama Park

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Address: 1-1-3 Oji, Kita 114-0002, Tokyo Prefecture
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+81 3-3908-9275

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Sakura Viewing

Night viewing of Cherry blossoms indeed different. Beautiful. My friend brought me to this area which was about 15mins away from where she stayed. There was a big crowd of people... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2017
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Singapore, Singapore
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Night viewing of Cherry blossoms indeed different. Beautiful. My friend brought me to this area which was about 15mins away from where she stayed. There was a big crowd of people gathering and drinking. It really let me know some culture of Japanese.

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Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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968 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 237 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

This place was famous as a cherry blossom viewer in the Edo period and a politician had his house and garden there. However now it is a park for public. When spring comes, many cherry blossoms bloom, which makes the scenery very beautiful. A lot of residents and tourists visit the park at weekends in Spring and people have Sakura... More 

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Kota Kinabalu
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46 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

I was able to visit this park simply because it's near to where i stay. This is a very simple park but it was landscaped to nicely to provide you excellent viewing pleasure of the sakura trees. i was there on 30th March, so sakura trees only started to bloom and was not able to fully enjoy it. However, the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2016

During Sakura season this place is busy but more walkable than places like Chidorigafuchi. There are some museums adjacent to the park. The Paper Museum has interesting temporary exhibits on paper folding (origami) and the museum itself is fitting given the area's importance to the paper industry.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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43 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Beautiful park to visit during cherry blossom season. The park is adjacent to Oji Station just outside of downtown Tokyo. The trees create a canopy over the park, making it a perfect setting for hanami (cherry blossom viewing parties). The park sits atop a hill; it's a 2-minute walk from the station. Alternatively, a tram is available from the north... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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465 reviews
305 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

We took the train to Oji station for this park. On exiting the subway station, we followed a group of elderly locals right to the river walk before going to the park. Sakura in full bloom lined the river! The local authority certainly had the river landscaped very well, making it easily accessible. We went to Asukayama Park after enjoying... More 

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Thank HotEarth
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2015 via mobile

My friend and i did the tram line route. We ended up here. It is perfect for families with kids. The water are is nice for a hot day. They sell ice cream and such. Pack a picnic.

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Adelaide, Australia
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505 reviews
341 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 8 May 2015

On Wednesday 1st April, my fourth day in Tokyo, I decided to go to visit Asukayama Park with my Japanese friend who had never been there before. Just as the name of the park, it is on top of 'yama' - higher ground. When we arrived at the platform of Oji Station, we saw a sign to three exits: to... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 10 March 2015

Not one of Tokyo's greatest parks, but some of the best cherry blossoms in Tokyo come spring. Definitely worth the trip then.

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Reviewed 11 June 2014

What actually is so good about Asukayama Park? I'm tempted to say just look at the photographs, but instead here are a few things our kids liked: - an elephant slide as big or bigger than a real elephant; - an old yellow tram and a train engine to climb on, sit in or run around; - a three story... More 

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Akabane / Itabashi
In Akabane and Itabashi, visitors can get a glimpse of the ordinary day-to-day life of Tokyo. On the east side of Akabane station, there are many traditional shopping districts and small izakayas, while on the west side, there’s a modern shopping mall. Itabashi is currently being developed as a residential area with a huge 1.1km long shopping street that extends from east to west. Rows of shops and izakayas target the down to earth everyday needs of locals. Both Akabane and Itabashi are notable for their easy access to the city center as well as their proximity to Ikebukuro.
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