Weeping cherry blossoms and an intriguing hidden history
Great samurai general Toyotomi Hideyoshi is said to have ordered to plant a tree at Daigo-ji Temple in Kyoto, descended from this impressive weeping cherry blossoms in 1598. Visitors come from far-and-wide to see this sakura that has a connection to this legendary historical figure.
58-1 Kotsu, Higashiyoshino Village, Yoshino-gun, Nara Prefecture
Early to Mid April
Hozo-ji Temple = 宝蔵寺