Spring is said to be the most favorite and notable season to the people of Japan. They do admire its utmost beauty than rest of the seasons. In fact, it is a beautiful, magical, joyful, and harmoniums season of all. Cherry blossoms (sakura) and hanami make them proud of it.

The locals gather in various public parks, gardens, riversides and castle grounds to enjoy a memorable hanami picnic party with their relatives and friends. They like sitting under delightful cherry blossoms. April is the best month to see sakura in Japan. Though, in Okinawa, people there celebrate hanami to the fullest between late January and early February.

Nakameguro cherry blossom festival in the spring, Tokyo. Photo Credit: Kimon Berlin at Flickr.

Ume (plum blossoms) is a delicate flower that blooms in early February on the main island of Japan. Take a walk into a plum grove and you will be astonished seeing its delicate beauty out there.

When spring rolls around, tons of cherry trees start blooming, creating a great tranquil atmosphere that everybody wants to be with. A list of breathtaking spring festivals are held throughout the country, where people enjoy various cultural events, stage performances, night cherry blossom viewing, eating outdoor under cherry tree, buying souvenirs and etc.

Visiting Japan in spring means understanding the true culture of Japan, traditions, people and most importantly you can reveal many hidden surprises.

Get all the latest Japan spring information here.

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