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Cherry blossoms at Osaka Castle

There are many good cherry blossom viewing spots at Osaka and Osaka Castle is one of it. It’s quite a far walk from the nearest train stations but if you don’t mind it, it’s rather worth the efforts to view the beautiful flowers against the famous landmark of Osaka city. 509 more words


Night sakura concert: 紅しだれコンサート Heian Shrine (平安神宮), Kyoto

Heian Shrine (Heian Jingu 平安神宮) is a Shinto shrine and it is a popular cherry blossom viewing spot in Kyoto. Every year, Heian Shrine hosts a night sakura (yozakura 夜桜) classical music concert known as the ‘Benishidare Concert 紅しだれコンサート’ when its cherry trees are at their best. 944 more words