Blooming cherry blossom  sakura  and traditional lanterns in Hirano Shrine, Kyoto, Japan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photographs of

Sakura - Cherry blossom in Kyot

The cherry blossom - sakura - has been celebrated for many centuries and takes a very prominent position in Japanese culture. It is Japan's unofficial national flower.

 

Photographs by Frantisek Staud


 Close-up of white cherry blossom  sakura, Kyoto, Japan
 Close-up of cherry blossom  sakura, Kyoto, Japan
 Close-up of white cherry blossom  sakura  with raindrops, Kyoto, Japan
 Flowering cherry blossom tree  sakura  viewed from Hirano Shrine, Kyoto, Japan
 Blooming cherry blossom  sakura  and traditional lantern in Hirano Shrine, Kyoto, Japan
 Blooming cherry blossom  sakura  and stone lantern in Hirano Shrine, Kyoto, Japan
 Japanese couple having lunch under blooming cherry blossom - sakura, Nara, Japan
 Crowds of Japanese people celebrating hanami  sakura viewing party, Kyoto, Japan
 Japanese couple on boat under blooming sakura, Nara, Japan
 Cherry blossom  sakura  in bloom, Japan
 Flowering cherry blossom - sakura, Japan
 Blooming cherry blossom  sakura  in a Kyoto park, Japan
 Statue of Ryozen Kannon hidden behind blooming cherry blossoms  sakura, Kyoto, Japan
 Close-up of pink cherry blossoms  sakura  in bloom, Japan
 Red lanterns casting shadows under cherry blossom tree  sakura, Hirano Shrine, Kyoto, Japan
 Fallen petals under blooming cherry blossom tree  sakura, Kyoto, Japan
 Cherry blossom tree  sakura  with fallen petals, Japan
 Fallen petals under cherry blossom tree  sakura, Japan
 Green variant of cherry blossoms  sakura  in bloom, Japan
 Celebrated cherry blossoms tree  sakura  in Maruyama Park at night, Kyoto, Japan
Hanami party in Kyoto
 Japanese people at hanami  sakura viewing party, Kyoto, Japan
 Tired Japanese couple lying under blooming cherry blossom at hanami  sakura viewing party, Kyoto, Japan

View of Todai-ji in Nara through cherry blossoms
View of Todai-ji in Nara through cherry blossoms

Night view of sakura in Yasaka Shrine
Night view of sakura in Yasaka Shrine
Sakura and tea ceremony
Sakura and tea ceremony
Sakura and tea ceremony
Sakura and tea ceremony


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