13 photos capturing the beauty of Cherry Blossom Season in Japan

Cherry Blossom season – which, if you don’t know what it is, the below pictures will show you in detail – is well underway in Japan, with spectacular sights all over Japan. Be careful though! Each area has a specific time frame of optimum viewing and they usually only last a week! Here are some of the top 100 spots to view them…

Luckily, Denny Luong was there to capture the 2013 Cherry Blossom season from various parts of Japan, which we bring back to you today as the country celebrates the return of the season in 2016!

This article was originally published in April 2013. Photos by Denny Luong.