I finally visited the amazing Miharu Takizakura tree!! And it definitely did not disappoint. Miharu Takizakura is a 1000 year old weeping cherry blossom tree in Miharu Town, Fukushima Prefecture. Locals know it is over a millenia old because of references to the tree that they have found in ancient literature. How cool is that?!Continue reading Takizakura in full bloom!
This year, cherry blossom season in Japan has started about a week earlier than the average year – many of the sakura that typically bloom in mid-April are already in their peak! One of most famous spots for seeing cherry blossom is Miharu Takizakura. This is an ancient weeping cherry blossom tree, which is overContinue reading Miharu Takizakura: 2018 Guide