In the early eighteenth century, shogun Tokugawa Yoshimune planted many cherry trees in the area and opened up the land for the enjoyment of the “Edokko” or citizens of Tokyo. The park was formally established, alongside Ueno Park, Shiba Park, Asakusa Park, and Fukagawa Park, in 1873 by the Dajō-kan, as Japan’s first public parks – Wikipedia
In Japan, hanami is popular and it is also part of their team building activities. Usually, they would assign one junior staff to “chope” the seat so that the team can come over after work for drinking and eating under the sakuras.
飛鳥山公園 〒114-0002 東京都北区王子1-1-3