Ohanami お花見 (Cherry Blossom Viewing)
“Ohanami” is one of the big event in Japan.
There are many famous “ohanami” spot in Japan.
Today about “ohanami”【お花見】.
“Ohanami” is cherry-blossom viewing in English.
During the months of March and April, cherry-blossom in full broom.
Many people go out to see the cherry blossom and enjoy eating and drinking.
Not only held in day time but also in night, which called “yozakura”.
This is so fantastic.
Japanese view of life and death is often compared to cherry-blossom.
In Japan, the short period in full bloom and the beauty of these cherry blossoms are often metaphorically compared to human life.
There are many poems and arts, which related to cherry-blossom in Japan.
So, cherry-blossom is deeply rooted to Japanese mind.
Pictures are taken in Ueno Park(night) and Imperial Palace(noon).
PhotoSpot Map:Ueno Park