This area is famous for the beautiful cherry blossom flowers in spring. A lot of cherry trees are planted along the river for 1 km long. Many people are enjoying walking under the flowers. It was very cold in this winter, so many people hoped warm spring.
Tama area is the name of the western part of Tokyo Metropolis. It consists of 26 cities, 3 towns and a village. A lot of people (about 4 milion) live in a eastern half part of the area. However, there are many mountains in the western part of Tama area, and there are very little flat land. Many hiking spots are in the western area, so you can enjoy walking on the trail, camping, and so on. If you see the beautiful mountain scene, you may not believe this is also in Tokyo.