As you know the cherry blossom (sakura) is Japan’s unofficial national flower.  There are many different kind of cherry trees in Japan. The seasonal spectacle is celebrated with hanami (cherry blossom viewing) parties under the trees.

sakuranomiya park

Osaka/ 大阪

arashiyama sakura

Kyoto/ 京都

matabei zakura

Nara/ 奈良

himeji-castle sakura

Hyogo/ 兵庫

wakayama castle

Wakayama/ 和歌山

kaizu osaka

Shiga/ 滋賀