Ueno-koen Park during cherry blossom season © lit3rd / Shutterstock.com
Ueno-koen is Tokyo’s most popular place for hanami (cherry blossom viewing). The cherries using start blooming in mid to late March in Tokyo.
Cherry blossoms at The Imperial Palace
Chidori-ga-fuchi, at the northwest side of the Imperial Palace, is one of the best place to see the cherry blossoms in Tokyo. For details, see Where Is The Best Place To See The Cherry Blossoms In Tokyo?
Imperial Palace and moat
The Imperial Palace is the heart and hub of Tokyo. The best way to experience this area is by visiting the Imperial Palace East Garden.
Zojo-ji Temple and Tokyo Tower
Down in Hamamatsucho, Zojo-ji Temple is located right near the base of Tokyo Tower. The contrast between the two makes for some interesting photos.
Torii at the approach to Meiji-jingu Shrine
The forest surrounding Meiji-jingu in Harajuku is one of the city’s best green spaces. Come early for a peaceful morning walk – or face the crowds late in the day.
Marunouchi and Tokyo Station in the evening
The newly reworked Marunouchi side of Tokyo Station looks awesome by day or night. It’s a fantastic way to enter the city.
Towers of Shinjuku with Mt Fuji in the background
Many people are surprised to discover that Mt Fuji is visible from Tokyo itself. The towers of Shinjuku are a great place to see the mountain, but you’ll have to wait for a very clear day.