Cherry Blossom (Sakura) Forecast 2016

Planning on visiting Japan to see cherry blossoms this spring? Here’s a helpful infographic about the sakura forecast this year!

Sakura Forecast 2016 by Japan Lover Me

Illustrated by Little Miss Paintbrush​ based on

Things To Do During Sakura / Spring Season + Cherry Blossom Viewing Spots in Tokyo

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Artwork by Little Miss Paintbrush

10 Things to do in Japan during Spring (2016)

  1. Cherry blossom hanami / flower viewing with family & friends
  2. Witness Wisteria Festival (Fuji Matsuri) at Kameido Tenjin Shrine
  3. Be mesmerized by the beautiful peonies (Peony Festival)
  4. Celebrate Hinamatsuri / Girls’ Day (March 3)
  5. Have an enjoyable time at a Japanese Irises Festival
  6. Experience Azalea Flower Festival
  7. Celebrate Children’s Day / Kodomo no hi (May 5)
  8. Try the seasonal sakura-flavoured offerings from Starbucks Japan
  9. Extra kawaii tip:Visit Hello Kitty, Gudetama, My Melody & friends at Sanrio Puroland
  10. Boating at Inokashira Park / Ueno Park (with cherry blossom trees)






I actually haven’t spent any Cherry Blossom viewing in Tokyo unfortunately. Last year, I was all over Kyoto and Kansai region. I’ve also spotted some at Kagawa prefecture when I visited Naoshima. I’m so jealous of Kaila’s Cherry Blossom date at Nakameguro. Someday, someday! – Ashley

What else to do in Japan during Spring?

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    Sakura / Cherry Blossom Blooming Forecast 2015 + How to Enjoy Hanami in Japan

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    Infographic based on the predictions from JNTO website.

    Illustrations by our dear friend, Little Miss Paintbrush.

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