March 27, 2015: Cherry Trees in Ueno Park. So far, about 60% of Yoshino cherry in Ueno Park were in full bloom. There were so many people visiting the park on that warm sunny day, and we saw not a few groups enjoying “Hanami” party! Look at groups of people enjoying Hanami! Having banquet under flowering cherry tree is so tasteful and unique to Japan.
March 27, 2015: Cherry trees in Ueno Park. Many Yoshino cherry in the sunny areas are blooming, and there are more and more viewers coming to the park! Of course, there are tourists from overseas; it is so interesting to hear many different languages at one place. Weeping cherry located close to “Kaeru-no-funsui (frog fountain)” is now in full bloom! It is gorgeous and definitely worth seeing! The areas for Hanami party are available from today! There have already been some people setting up their party spaces!
Branches have been showing more pink buds, with a few beautifully flowering. Please look at the picture of Yoshino cherry by the Shinobazu Pond. The branches gradually becoming pink tell us the arrival of spring.
March 25, 2015: Cherry trees in Ueno Park. As shown in the picture above, most cherry trees are not ready to bloom yet. Only Kanzakura (winter-flowering cherry) trees are showing its beautiful flowers. Expecting a number of people to come to Ueno Park for “Hanami (cherry blossom viewing) party,” big trash boxes for different types of wastes have already been set.
Yoshino cherry trees were not ready to bloom yet, but some branches were coming into bud! By the way, it is surprising and great to see a number of tourists from other Asian countries enjoying the Ueno Park.
Around the Kaeru-no-funsui, stands for “frog fountain,” Kanzakura (winter-flowering cherry) was almost in full bloom. There were so many foreign tourists taking picture of the beautiful flowering tree.