spring

Filter By Destination

Cherry blossoms among the Yoshino mountains in Nara prefecture

Mount Yoshino

Discover the three faces of this mystical mountainous area and popular tourist spot for cherry blossoms.

Koriyama Castle in Nara, Japan.

Koriyama Castle

Romance comes alive.

Miura Kaigan Cherry Blossom Festival in Kanagawa Japan

Miura Kaigan Cherry Blossom Festival

Early sakura in Kanagawa!

kameido tenjin shrine

Kameido Tenjin Shrine

Let the scent of chrysanthemums take you back in time.

hitachisHitachi Seaside Park in Ibarakieasidepark

Hitachi Seaside Park

Ibaraki’s horticultural highlight.

Kanamara Penis Festival in Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture.

Kanamara Penis Festival

Celebrate fertility with penis-themed goodies at this wild annual festival in Kanagawa.

Tendo City’s Ningen Shogi (Human Chess) and Sakura Festival

A grand battle of human-sized Japanese chess under 2,000 cherry blossoms — a unique event to see while traveling in northern Japan.

Nijo Castle

Kyoto’s undiscovered gem.

Hirosaki Castle

Five ways to view cherry blossoms at northern Japan’s favorite sakura-viewing park.

The beautiful wisteria in spring in Kitakyushu, Fukuoka.

Kitakyushu

Feudalism, festivals and flowers.

Himeji Castle in Hyogo, Japan during cherry blossom season

Himeji Castle

Hyogo Prefecture is home to one of Japan’s most beautiful castles, Himeji Castle. It is such a fantastic example of ancient Japanese architecture, that it often tops lists as one of the...