Top 5 places to see cherry blossoms

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The Japanese love cherry blossoms so much they have a word dedicated to the act of appreciating them – hanami. Here are the best places in the world to indulge in some hanami.

The Japanese love cherry blossoms so much they have a word dedicated to the act of appreciating them – hanami. Here are the top five places in the world to indulge in some hanami.

Tokyo - Top 5 places to see cherry blossoms
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Tokyo - Top 5 places to see cherry blossoms
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Tokyo - Top 5 places to see cherry blossoms
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Tokyo - Top 5 places to see cherry blossoms
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Tokyo – Japan

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Washington D.C. – USA

Seoul - Top 5 places to see cherry blossoms
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Seoul - Top 5 places to see cherry blossoms
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Seoul – South Korea

Himeji Castle, Japan - Top 5 places to see cherry blossoms
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Himeji Castle, Japan - Top 5 places to see cherry blossoms
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Himeji Castle, Japan - Top 5 places to see cherry blossoms
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Himeji Castle, Japan - Top 5 places to see cherry blossoms
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Himeji Castle – Japan

Jinhae, South Korea - Top 5 places to see cherry blossoms
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Jinhae, South Korea - Top 5 places to see cherry blossoms
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Jinhae, South Korea - Top 5 places to see cherry blossoms
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Jinhae, South Korea - Top 5 places to see cherry blossoms
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Jinhae – South Korea

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Top 5 places to see cherry blossoms was last modified: March 27th, 2019 by Brett Ackroyd
Author: Brett Ackroyd (631 posts)

Brett hopes to one day reach the shores of far-flung Tristan da Cunha, the most remote of all the inhabited archipelagos on Earth…as to what he’ll do when he gets there, he hasn’t a clue. Over the last 10 years, London, New York, Cape Town and Pondicherry have all proudly been referred to as home. Now it’s Copenhagen’s turn, where he lends his travel expertise to momondo.com.