Where to see cherry blossoms around the world

It feels like every photo on Instagram features beautiful cherry blossoms right now. But there’s a reason for that. Cherry blossom season hits multiple countries around the world, so chances are, there’s someone in your feed experiencing the lovely sight in Tokyo or Paris or Copenhagen. Here’s where to see cherry blossoms around the world.

Where to see cherry blossoms around the world


One of the more famous countries to spot the lovely cherry blossoms in Japan. Here they are called ‘Sakura’ and there are many places to spot them. Tokyo, Kyoto, and Kansai remain some of the most popular cities to view them!


France is another famous destination and many of you have probably seen some Parisian cherry blossoms in your feed. If you go to Paris you’re likely to see cherry blossoms in lots of places including near the Eiffel Tower and Notre Dame.

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Washington D.C.

The cherry blossoms in D.C. can attract large crowds. If you’re visiting, try to catch them early morning or late in the day. Some of the best places to see them are at The Jefferson Memorial, The FDR Memorial, and The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial.

Where to see cherry blossoms around the world


You can actually find cherry blossoms in Hamburg, Germany thanks to the large Japanese population that planted them there in the 1960s. However, the blossoms are most famously viewed in Bonn, Germany.


Copenhagen has its very own version of a Sakura festival and it’s gorgeous. Parks all around are blooming with cherry blossoms this time of year. You can view them in the Vesterbro, Kongens Have, and Amaliehaven.

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New York

You can see cherry blossoms at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden in New York. And in case you can’t travel all over the globe, there you will experience 42 different varieties of cherry blossoms. Now that’s a lot of Sakura!

Cherry blossom season is anywhere from February through May, so you still have time!

Which place would you choose?


  1. I have such fond memories of seeing the cherry blossoms in Japan when I was visiting family there as a child, so I definitely wouldn’t mind going back there again. Though the cherry blossoms in Seattle are pretty nice too! 🙂


    1. Yes! There are so many places they exist. I honestly found it hard to put this article together and really narrow it down haha. Thanks Valerie!

    1. Yes! I tried to pick places that were a little less known. But did feel I HAD to mention Japan! Tried to have a nice balance. ;p

  2. Cherry blossoms are really beautiful, actually, in 10 years it’ll be seen in the northern Philippines too, specifically in Baguio City. It’s because Japan gave some local farmers 10 cherry blossoms to plant. Some were already blooming but still small, hopefully, they’ll grow beautifully and farmers will be able to plant more 🙂

    xx Alyssa | STYLE VANITY

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