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Latest Japan Cherry Blossom 2024 Forecast: When & Where to See Sakura in Japan


Planning your dream trip to Japan in spring for cherry blossom season? Here is where and when is the best time to see the cherry blossoms in Japan in 2024! In this deep dive, we share the Japan cherry blossom forecast, talk about sakura viewing culture, and see where are the best places to see cherry blossoms in Japan.

Best Things to Do in Tokyo in April 2024: Events, Festivals & More

Ryogoku / TOKYO SKYTREE(R) Spring

Spring brings a fresh start in Japan as April marks the beginning of the new academic and fiscal year. Packed with events, including cherry blossom festivals and traditional ceremonies, April culminates in the Golden Week holiday from April 27 to May 6. Enjoy indoor events celebrating sakura and gourmet fairs, alongside vibrant spring flowers like azaleas and tulips. Use this curated guide to fun events in Tokyo and its surroundings for April.

Become a True Gundam Pilot - Stepping into the P.O.D. at a Tokyo Arcade! (Video)


Japan and robots go together like a hotdog and mustard. One of the nation’s most famous robot exports is known worldwide simply as “Gundam.” What started out as an anime has become a huge franchise with its own games, movies, and even a life-sized statue in Tokyo’s Odaiba. What many people don’t know, however, is that there is a way to pilot your very own Gundam robot!

Professional Photos Even Beginners Can Shoot! 10 Tips for Taking Stunning Cherry Blossom Photos


An experienced writer and travel photographer with a passion for exploration and photography, Miyu Shimada shares some practical tips for capturing stunning cherry blossom photos that anyone can use right away! Main image: PIXTA

Daisetsuzan National Park (Hokkaido) - Seasonal Guide to the Playground of the Gods

Furano / Biei / Sounkyo Parks

Daisetsuzan National Park is known as “Kamuy Mintar” in the language of the Ainu, Hokkaido’s indigenous people. “Kamuy Mintar” means “Playground of the Gods”. And when you set foot in Daisetsuzan, the largest of Japan’s land-based national parks, the reason for this nickname will be immediately obvious.

When is the Best Time to Visit Japan in 2024? Here’s When to Go & How to Dress For the Season

Other Sightseeing

When is the best time to visit Japan? When is the best time to visit Tokyo? You have decided you want to visit Japan - great! But now comes the hard part: planning. Everyone says to visit during cherry blossom season, but is that really the best time to travel? The pictures you’ve seen of cherry blossom festivals look really crowded. From flower viewing in spring, festivals in summer, and skiing in winter, each season is a brand-new Japan! That’s why careful attention needs to be paid to the when, not just the where, when planning your Japan adventure! To help you with your planning, we’ve created the ultimate guide to Japan’s seasons, weather, and trends. Use this information to pick a time confidently and get the Japan you’ve dreamed of!

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