Along with Mount Fuji, cherry blossoms also known as sakura flower, symbol of the country of sunrise, bringing a proud beauty. A cherry blossom petals falling like the life of a samurai become legendary. Today in this article we will take you closer to this beautiful flower through 30 breath taking cherry blossom photography.
Cherry blossoms begins to bloom from January in Okinawa until the beginning of April in Hokkaido but May is the best time for tourists to enjoy the season in Japan and the world famous flower.
About two weeks in late March and early April, in Hanami festival, the traditional flower viewing festival, the most famous festival of Japan each spring. This is a big festival, has a history of thousands of years and is considered a Japanese national holiday.
At this time, the cherry blossoms throughout Japan will simultaneously blooming and fading then a week. Therefore, the Japanese and tourists all over the world have flocked to the central park, parks Matsumae (Hokkaido), park-onshi-koen Ueno (Tokyo), Maruyama Park (Kyoto), Osaka castle Park (Osaka) and many mountainous areas where this flower to witness and take some cherry blossom photography.
At Hanami festival, Japanese people stop all their work to enjoy parties under the cherry trees. Together they open the outdoor party, drink sake, sakura bread, sing, interact, talk all day and night and do not forget to take pictures under the cherry blossoms. The Japanese also each transmission is that, if the petals fall into the cup sake of someone, that person might have good luck all year.