Spring

 
  • 7 Best Places to see Shibazakura in Japan

    7 Best Places to see Shibazakura in Japan

    Every season, there are wonderful flowers blooming in Japan and festivals to go with them. While many people across the world know about the annual blooming of Japanese cherry trees, there is another pink flower that is celebrated every year in this incredible country: Shibazakura, or pink moss. Shibazakura flowers […]

     
     
  • 10 Best Flower Festivals around Tokyo in Spring

    10 Best Flower Festivals around Tokyo in Spring

    Flowers have long been a major feature of Japanese culture. Japan is home to some of the most beautiful spring flowers in the world, such as cherry blossoms, wisteria, tulips and shibzakura (pink moss). Flower festivals have become annual Japanese traditions, full not only of beautiful flowers but also performances, […]

     
     
  • One Day in Kyoto Spring Itinerary

    One Day in Kyoto Spring Itinerary

    Kyoto is now in full bloom though petals have started to fall. Yet there are plenty of areas to see cherry blossom and viewing sakura petals falling down off the blooming trees is an unforgettable experience. Are you ready for it? These days the popular cherry blossom viewing (hanami) spots […]

     
     
  • 7 Best Places to See Cherry Blossom in Okayama

    7 Best Places to See Cherry Blossom in Okayama

    Cherry blossom season in Okayama usually starts in early April. There are many places to enjoy these lovely blossoms, from traditional gardens to modern parks to historic castles. Even the occasional rainy April weather does not diminish the loveliness of Okayama cherry blossoms. These flowers are quite tough and newer […]

     
     
  • 5 Best Places to See Cherry Blossom in Yokohama

    5 Best Places to See Cherry Blossom in Yokohama

    Hanami is about to come in Yokohama, a city known for its largest Chinatown in the country. Sakura have already bloom in the city, but they have not reached in full glory yet. It will just take a few more days though. Many tourists from Tokyo come to Yokohama during […]

     
     
  • 7 Best Places to See Wisteria in Japan

    7 Best Places to See Wisteria in Japan

    Cherry blossoms aren’t the only spectacular flowers that bloom in Japan. Wisteria (fuji in Japanese) is a stunning flowering plot that can bloom in purple, white, pink, or blue. The plant is a climber, so it is often trained to climb into unique trellises and arches all throughout Japan. Wisteria […]

     
     
  • 1-Day in Tokyo Spring Itinerary – Cherry Blossom

    1-Day in Tokyo Spring Itinerary – Cherry Blossom

    The weather in Tokyo is getting warmer day by day. According to cherry blossom forecast, sakura will start to bloom on the third week of March this year. Most of the parks and gardens in the city will be filled with a lot of crowds. Indeed hanami is around the […]

     
     
  • 3-Day in Nagoya Spring Itinerary

    3-Day in Nagoya Spring Itinerary

    Nagoya is worth exploring in spring, especially when sakura start blooming. It has a number of popular cherry blossom spots including one very well known historic landmark, Nagoya Castle. In fact, the castle itself is quite a popular place to see abundance of sakura in Japan. Won’t it be an […]

     
     
  • 6 Best Places to see Cherry Blossom in Hiroshima

    6 Best Places to see Cherry Blossom in Hiroshima

    Hiroshima in spring is full of cherry blossoms (called Sakura in Japanese). There are a number of famous spots for cherry blossom viewing (hanami in Japanese). Numerous parks and shrines dot the city and are idyllic spots to see cherry blossoms in their full glory every spring. Whether you want […]

     
     
  • 10 Best Parks and Gardens to Visit in Tokyo

    10 Best Parks and Gardens to Visit in Tokyo

    Gardens and nature have a special place in Japanese culture. Almost every castle has a lovely garden, and the plants and landscaping surrounding Japanese temples are the main features for many of them. Various Japanese festivals are all about blossoming flowers and natural cycles. This is true even in Tokyo, […]

     
     
 
 

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