Japan Travel Guides

Miharu Takizakura: 2018 Guide — Rediscover Fukushima

Rediscover Fukushima

This year, cherry blossom season in Japan has started about a week earlier than the average year – many of the sakura that typically bloom in mid-April are already in their peak!

One of most famous spots for seeing cherry blossom is Miharu Takizakura. This is an ancient weeping cherry blossom tree, which is over 1,000 years old. Its name in Japanese 滝桜 means “Waterfall  (滝)Cherry Blossom (桜)”, due to the way that the blossoms appear to cascade down the branches of the tree.

Takizakura is recognised as one of the three most imporant cherry blossom trees in Japan, and it will be in full bloom over the next couple of days!

If you are in the area, make sure to pay it a visit! The tree will still look beautiful over the weekend too!

Miharu Takizakura Hanami Sakura (11)

The tree will be lit up in the evenings from April 6th between 18:00 – 21:00…

View original post 669 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s