Sakura Forecast for Japan 2016 (桜開花傾向) - Vikingess Voyages

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Sakura Forecast for Japan 2016 (桜開花傾向)

The cherry blossom (sakura) season is drawing near and it's time to start planning for hanami (flower viewing) here in Japan. The chart above roughly shows when and where you can expect to find the pretty pink flowers.

See also:
The Ultimate Sakura - Cherry Blossom - Forecast for Japan 2018
Top Tokyo Hotels to Enjoy the Cherry Blossoms

Some of the major cities expect the cherries to blossom as follows:

Tokyo: March 21-26
Nagoya: March 23-28
Osaka: March 27-31
Fukuoka: March 22-26
Hiroshima: March 25-29
Sendai: April 4-7
Aomori: April17-23
Sapporo: April 29 - May 3

Related blog posts
Sakura viewing (花見) at Mount Takao
Sakura viewing 
Mount Takao
Skiing in Shiga Kogen
Sakura Season: 
Weekend Trip to 
Saitama: Washi no Sato (和紙の里) World Heritage Paper Making in Chichibu (秩父)
Washi no Sato:
World Heritage Paper Making in Chichibu

Recommended Sakura View Hotels in Tokyo

Hotel Chinzanso Tokyo
Hotel Chinzanso
→ review
Centurion Classic Akasaka
Hotel New Otani Tokyo

The Prince Sakura Tower Tokyo
The Prince Sakura Tower Tokyo

Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa
Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa


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