Shiba Park Hotel in Tokyo announced on February 13 that it will hold events on weekdays between March 28 and April 5, 2018, to see beautifully blooming cherry trees in vicinity. (The date of events may change depending on weather conditions.) The events are designed to allow guests from overseas to experience and enjoy Japanese culture and customs.
In the events, hotel staff will guide guests to cherry blossom spots nearby and provide information on different cherry trees seen. Highlighted will be a visit to Zojoji Temple where guests can view cherry blossoms with the temple and Tokyo Tower all at once.
Guests at Shiba Park Hotel are welcome to join the events without any fee.
Shiba Park Hotel President Rentaro Yanase said:
“Cherry blossoms bloom only about a week. Japanese people are attracted to this short period of beauty in spring. I hope that guests will enjoy the ‘ohanami’ culture through this event.”
Japanese Culture Salon Manager Yuka Inoue said:
“Spring weather in Japan is usually very calm, and ‘ohanami’ in Japan has become famous worldwide. We hope to share the ‘ohanami’ culture with guests and enjoy together.”
Shiba Park Hotel hopes that all guests will enjoy experiencing Japanese seasonal culture and customs and that their experience will last as an unforgettable memory of their visit to Tokyo.
About Shiba Park Hotel (Tokyo, Japan)
Shiba Park Hotel is a city hotel established in 1948 as a hotel for foreign trade delegations. Since then, the hotel has welcomed many guests from overseas. There are 269 guest rooms of various types, Japanese restaurant Hanasanshou, Chinese restaurant Peking, steak restaurant Old City Grill House, bar Fifteen’s and Japanese Culture Salon SAKURA. Conveniently located in central Tokyo, Shiba Park Hotel is easily accessible to and from both Haneda and Narita airports by the Airport Limousine Bus. There are four train and subway stations within a walking distance, offering great access to Tokyo’s major sightseeing spots and business districts. Shiba Park Hotel continues to welcome guests from around the world with the hope for guests to “feel relaxed as they are at home, even in the midst of a trip.”