One great destination for cherry blossoms is Tokyo's Yasukuni Shrine, where the koi swimming below the sakura petals are so perfect it could be a painting.
These photos really do look like a blizzard has just rolled through!
The pink petals almost look like small little pebbles next to the ivory and gray rocks.
The Dutch angle works surprisingly well for cherry blossom photography!
Even if you missed out on cherry blossom season, you can always go back to our Cherry Blossom Week where you view pictures of cherry blossoms all year round! And forget that sakura season starts later in northern Japan!
It’s almost time for Japan’s “flower rafts,” one of the most beautiful parts of sakura season
Free Sakura app means cherry blossoms could be blooming on your monitor right now
Cute cats and sakura cherry blossoms meet for a deliciously sweet collaboration