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cherry blossoms in Japan
June 23, 2013

Cherry Blossoms, Japan

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel Photos Cherry blossom is called sakura in Japanese. It is a Japanese symbolic flower. There are various kinds of cherry trees, and an especially old cherry tree is called edo-higan. This photo and caption were submitted to the 2013 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest. Have photos of your own travels you would like to submit? Enter today! See our editors' picks » Vote for your favorites » Browse all entries »
Photograph by Hideyuki Katagiri

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