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Asukayama park is located in Kita-ku, Tokyo, just next to JR Oji Sta.
The park has been known as a famous Hanami place since Edo era.
February to March is the best season to see.

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The park stands on the hill, therefore people can see cherry-blossoms while climbing the hill.
Cherry-blossoms in the park were planted by 8th Edo general Yoshimune Tokugawa.

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In March 28th and 29th, there will be the festival named Sakura SA*KASO Matsuri.
During the festival you can enjoy dance show on the stage and many kinds of food.

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