Sakura (Cherry Blossoms)- The Beauty of Japanese Springtime


Springtime is especially beautiful in Japan, and Sakura (Japanese cherry blossoms) is the very symbol of spring in its native land. So beloved is it by the people of Japan that weather news outlets even feature its flowering forecast. Men and women of all ages gather at the sights of blooming sakura and celebrate the arrival of the Spring season. Among many kinds of Sakura, perhaps Yoshino Cherry (Somei Yoshino) is the most popular kind. Among the varieties of Sakura to bloom first is the vividly-pink Kawazuzakura. Others include the weeping Shidarezakura and the layered blossoms of the Yaezakura. The best viewing season is usually February to June. However the period of blooming season varies depending on location, climate and even elevation. We've chosen the famous places for viewing Sakura in Japan, so check each viewing spots and plan your visit to see the beauty icon of spring. Viewing spectacular Sakura scenery will surely be an unforgettable experience for you.


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