This Week on Instagram: Sakura Season

Live vicariously through these posts.
by | April 15, 2016

From mid-March to late May, Japan gets a pink shower of soft, delicate flowers—and throngs after throngs of tourists. And while spring has yet to go into full bloom, trees in parts of Tokyo, Kyoto, Ehime, Niigita and Osaka have started raining blossoms, and people have—well, started posting.

Now because we know you hate missing out as much as we do, here’s how Japan’s been at the first blush of spring.

Matsuyama, Ehime


Inokashira Park, Tokyo

A photo posted by jaOh (@ohruyo) on


Joetsu-shi, Niigata


Haratanien, Kyoto

A photo posted by jun hirao (@flat_jun) on


Osaka Castle


Hirano Shrine, Kyoto

A photo posted by Aaron Au ( on


Takada Park, Niigata

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