Sakura of Mount Yoshino in Nara

Famed in poetry: a blossoming symbol of spring

 By Stephanie Marley   Apr 16, 2013

Could I die
under a cherry blossom tree
in full bloom
on a full-moon night
of spring?

- Monk Saigyo (1118 - 1190)

Photography by Stephanie Marley
Japan Travel Member

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Victoria Vlisides a year ago
Oh my god. Amazing view of the Sakura from above. Missing them right now :)
Diana Vardanashvili 2 years ago
First photo is fantastic!!! i wish to travel there at least once <3
Hauntingly beautiful!
Timothy Lane 4 years ago
Retro snaps, i like.