100 different cherry trees

What, a hundred?? Yes! I’m a bit embarrassed to say, but I used to think there were only a couple kinds of cherry trees… Until today! We went to the Mint Museum in Osaka, which is surrounded by a park with hundreds and hundreds cherry trees. But not the kind you usually see in Japan, lining the rivers and streets and parks, no, hundreds of different kinds! It was magical! There are greenish ones, pink, red, white, with 5 petals, with 20 petals, with 100 petals… A beginner’s guide to cherry blossoms can be found here!: http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e2011_species.html

We managed to take some photos that give the impression we were there all alone haha (seriously, there were thousands of people, slowly walking in line, taking pictures with their phones… But hey when you live in Japan you get used to these masses). Enjoy!:

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