Four Seasons opens the door to matchless seasonal experiences in Tokyo and Kyoto, two iconic cities abloom with poetic springtime hues. Dine at our sky-high rooftop terraces in modern Tokyo, framed by superb views of the city centre and Imperial Palace, or step into side streets to explore hidden craft stores and art galleries. In ancient Kyoto, wander through a dreamscape of temples, shrines and meditative gardens replete with fresh greens. Join us for a traditional tea ceremony, a calming ritual that connects you with the timeless spirit of Japan. Travel between the two centres in just over two hours on the world-famous Shinkansen bullet train – with the added reassurance of Four Seasons platform-to-platform service.
Tokyo & Kyoto: Soak up the best of spring with a twin-city stay
A leading spot in Tokyo for viewing cherry blossoms in spring along the moat of Imperial Palace
- MEGURO RIVER
The 4-kilometer Meguro River is home to more than 800 cherry trees
- TOJI TEMPLE
Admire the charming streetscapes in spring and enjoy the sunset from one of Kyoto's oldest pagodas
Join a small walking tour in Uji – the home of matcha tea and National Treasure, Japan’s most precious tangible cultural property – and visit Phoenix Hall, the UNESCO World Heritage-designated Buddhist temple built 1,000 years ago
A sky-high perspective of the capital
For breathtaking views, there's no better place than our rooftop terraces located on the top floor. Unlock new perspectives with a 360-degree panoramas of Japan’s iconic capital. Daytime views reflect intriguing contrasts: look out at the Imperial Palace, Sky Tree and Tokyo Tower, with Mount Fuji in the distance. As darkness falls, Tokyo’s skyline lights up, offering a glittering backdrop to sip vintage whiskies or share a bottle of wine.
There is no place like Kyoto during Japan’s revered sakura season. Enjoy spring poetry in artful edible form – from a unique celebratory lunch menu to afternoon tea and cocktails in The Brasserie – to commemorate this unique time of year. After dining visit the 800-year-old pond garden Shakusui-en to enjoy private and peaceful hanami experiences away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
An amazingly unique train view
Closely observe the lineup of Shinkansen and trains from the comfort of your guest room. Our luxurious train view offers a great time to experience the charm of the railway. The "Trains for Tots" plan is perfect for a weekend escape, as our little guests are invited to play with the Takara Tomy Plarail toy train system as they watch real Tokyo transit trains pass by.