Long winter in Northern Tohoku finally comes to an end when cherry blossoms start to bloom.
Pinkish cherry flowers charm most of Japanese, young and old alike. People take to the streets to celebrate arrival of long-awaited spring, enjoy “Hanami” drinking under the cherry flowers.
Northern Tohoku boasts some nationwide famous places for “Hanami” including Hirosaki Castle in Aomori and Kakunodate in Akita.
Enjoy short but vibrant spring in the region.