Blooming cherry blossoms make Kawazu city look like a pink dream

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If you’re sick of winter and ready for spring, head to Shizuoka’s Kawazu City, the host of one of Japan’s earliest cherry blossom festivals. As you might expect, the Kawazu trees aren't your average cherry blossom trees. Known as the Kawazu-zakura, this breed of cherry blossom tree has a reputation of flowering before all others. Another thing that distinguishes the Kawazu-zakura is its incredibly pink hue. You'll notice from photos that the trees in Kawazu have a much stronger ...  View More
February 20, 2017 Jessica