Cherry blossom is a beautiful flower colored pink from a country dubbed the ‘Land of the Rising Sun’. Not many people know that cherry blossoms not only grow and bloom in Japan. They are also in another country. Most people take a vacation to Japan to see cherry blossoms. Even, Japan has a nickname as The Land of Sakura.
Countries With Cherry Blossom Trees Other than Japan
Do you know which country has cherry blossoms beside Japan? If you are curious we will provide the following answers. Here, we are going to show you 6 countries that have beautiful cherry blossoms, which is Japan not included. It could be an option if you are too far from Japan. Let’s choose the closest one from you.
If in Japan cherry blossoms bloom around April, in Taiwan, cherry blossom blooms first, at the end of February. It’s located precisely in Alishan Mountain, Chiayi County less than 1.5 hours from the capital of Taiwan if using a fast train there. Beautiful cherry blossoms bloom along the road. There also already a festival which is being held until April.
2. South Korea
The beauty of cherry blossoms in this country is so extraordinary. Even every year, there are many cherry blossom festivals held in South Korea, precisely in Seoul. Some famous cherry blossom festivals in Korea are the Jeju Cherry Blossom Festival, Jinhae Gunhangje Festival, Yeongdeungpo Yeouido Spring Flower Festival, and Seokchon Lake Cherry Blossom Festival. The best time to see cherry blossoms in Korea is late March to early April. Before going on vacation to Korea, read how to make a Korean Visa here.
Maybe, all this time, you’ve just heard about Eiffel Tower in France. Wait, not as you know. There are also have already Cherry Blossom trees that are blooming beautifully. Not many people know that the State of the Eiffel Tower also has a beautiful place decorated with cherry blossoms. The location is Parc de Sceaux, near Paris, which occurs between the end of March and the end of April.
4. United State (US)
Not only in Taiwan, you can also see cherry blossoms in America, precisely in Washington DC. Cherry trees grow a lot around Potomac Park. It is said that this flower used to come from a friendship gift from Japan. In 1912 Japan sent 3000 cherry blossom trees. So the impact is near the Washington Monument, there are lots of cherry blossom trees. The cherry blossom festival in Washington DC is held from March to April.
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Then, you can also find a place to see cherry blossoms in Australia, precisely in the Cowra area. Cowra has a vast cherry blossom garden located in New South Wales. This is the first replica of the one in Tokyo Japan. This flower can be seen in late September to early October.
It is the closest one from the authors. So I don’t need to go far. Famed as archipelago state that has many islands and its natural beauty, Indonesia can grow cherry blossoms easily. There are several place in Indonesia such as Waingapu, East Sumba, which you can feel the beauty of atmosphere from October to November, Batam, Riau Islands from March to May, Karangasem, Bali in April and September, Cibodas, West Java from January to February and July to August, and the new last one is in Karanganyar, Central Java, Because it is still in the process of planting, to enjoy the view of Cherry Blossoms in Karanganyar, can only be done in the next few years.
That the places except Japan where Cherry Blossoms can grow. Let’s determine the best for you and visit airpaz.com to order tickets and get special offers for your wish to see Cherry Blossoms.