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Top 10 Readers’ Photos: February

At last, the winter months are coming to an end. These shots perfectly capture that bittersweet waiting game until Japan's most beautiful season: Spring.

Every month, we’re selecting our favorite travel images from readers. Tag your photo on Instagram or Twitter with #gaijinpottravel for a chance to be featured on our site.

#1 This video taken at Mount Koya is like taking a deep spiritual breath.

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#2 Architecture in Japan makes us think of a patchwork quilt.

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#3 NSFW cosplay in Osaka with Canadian photographer Trevor Price.

#4 This row of restaurants beneath the train tracks in Yurakucho is perfect for rubbing shoulders with Tokyoites after work.

#5 A vivid green view of Hiroshima, with the A-Bomb Dome in the foreground.

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#6 How did Hideki manage to capture this postcard-perfect shot?

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#7 We love this glimpse of a secret painting on a shop’s shutter near to Himeji Castle.

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#8 Namba Yasaka shrine encapsulates everything that is weird and wonderful in Osaka.

#9 You can sense the eeriness in this shot of Aokigahara, or “Suicide Forest”, at the base of Mount Fuji.

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#10 Spring is finally here and we’ve got so much to look forward to!

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