Though cherry blossoms are synonymous with Japan and the country boasts many viewing sites and festivals dedicated to the blooming season of the famed buds, there are other flowers worth a second look.
Cherry blossom season is blooming across. But, don’t fret; you can start preparing for sakura’s arrival with a few treats available near you (or online to get shipped to you)!
Here’s a list of some of the season’s offerings and where you can get them.
Perhaps one of the most frequently asked questions I get about Japan is “where are the best places to see cherry blossoms in Tokyo?” and the shortest answer to that is everywhere. Literally. You’ll see canvases of fluffy blooms on every street and at every park, big or small.