Cherry Blossom Viewing at the Tokyo National Museum

Celebrate spring's arrival through art

Mar 16th
Apr 11th
Venue: Tokyo National Museum When: Mar 16th - Apr 11th 2021, 9:30am - 5:00pm

A special exhibition taking place at the Tokyo National Museum this spring offers a unique way to celebrate the arrival of sakura season — through the beauty of art. A range of different cherry blossom themed works in different mediums will be on display at the event, including paintings and prints, lacquerware, textiles, and more.

Adult admission to the event is priced at 1000 yen, and online advance reservations are required. Details on how to reserve a place can be found on the official museum website here.

Getting there

The Tokyo National Museum is easily accessible via several different train stations.

For those using JR lines, the museum is 10 minutes walk from either Ueno or Uguisudani Station.

For those using the Tokyo Metro subway, the museum is 5 minutes walk from Ueno Station (Ginza or Hibiya line), or 15 minutes walk from Nezu Station (Chiyoda Line).

If you opt to drive, the museum is around 5 minutes from the Shuto Expressway's Ueno Exit. Do note that there is no dedicated parking at the museum, however there are various paid lots in the surrounding area.

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Kim

Kim @kim.b

I'm an expat who has lived abroad for almost a decade, including 7 years in Japan. I've also visited 44 of 47 prefectures and hope to get to the last three someday! I'm particularly fond of exploring off the beaten path destinations, gardens, and tea houses, and have a real interest in Japan's growing vegan scene.

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