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Famous saitama sakura

Cherry Blossom festival at famous Saitama sakura tree | KITAMOTO

Famous Saitama sakura – the cherry blossom tree in Ishito Kitamoto is one of Japan’s five designated “great” sakura. It is approximately 800 years old.  Although there are not many cherry blossoms directly around the famous tree, people come from all over Japan to visit the revered tree. Because apart from being old, it is the only one of its […]

Kabazakura

Only one in the world: Saitama’s famous cherry blossom | KITAMOTO

Saitama’s Kabazakura – Last year (2017) we went to visit Saitama’s most famous cherry blossom in Kitamoto. It is one of Japan’s five designated “great” sakura. Moreover, it is the only naturally formed kabazakura in the whole world, a true one of a kind. It is approximately 800 years old. Revered for hundreds of years, its majesty was officially sealed […]