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See Where Cherry Blossoms Are Blooming Now in Japan on GaijinPot Travel

Cherry blossom season is officially here! Check out GaijinPot Travel to learn about Japan's best cherry blossom viewing spots.

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10 Beautiful Spots in Tokyo for Sakura Photography

Experience Japan's stunning spring season by visiting the most photogenic spots for sakura in Tokyo for iconic shots that define the beauty of Japan!

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Top 10 Nighttime Sakura Spots in Japan

While we often enjoy cherry blossoms with a picnic lunch, how about under the night sky? Keep reading for the top nighttime sakura across Japan!

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The 10 Best Spots for Sakura in Saitama

Saitama is one of Japan's most low-key Beautiful prefectures. Discover the enchanting beauty of sakura in Saitama with our guide to the prefecture's top cherry blossom spots.

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5 Quiet Spots to Enjoy the Cherry Blossoms in Kansai

Want to avoid the crowds this sakura season? Check out these five spots to enjoy the cherry blossoms in peace!

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Early Spring: Cherry Blossoms and Plums in Kanagawa and Shizuoka

Early spring is the perfect opportunity for a weekend escape to celebrate sakura and hanami in coastal towns outside of Tokyo.

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Tweet of the Week #126: Top 2021 Cherry Blossom Tweets

Check out these beautiful sakura pictures from around Japan.

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Is Hanami Actually Fun?

With the sakura season underway, we have to ask: Is hanami all that enjoyable?

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6 Sakura Flavored Sweets in Japan

What cherry blossom-flavored treats does Japan have this year?

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5 Things to Do in Japan This Spring (That Don’t Involve Hanami)

If you want to tone down the cherry blossom celebrations this year, here are five alternatives for spring activities in Japan.

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How Did Cherry Blossom Viewing Start in Japan?

We asked hanami revelers if they knew the origins of cherry blossom viewing.

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GaijinPot’s 2020 Cherry Blossom Contest Winner and Top 10 Photos

And the #gaijinpotsakura2020 grand prize goes to...

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