Yoshino Mountain

  • Name: Mount Yoshino
  • Location: Nara Prefecture
  • Must-see season: Spring (Sakura season)

Mount Yoshino (吉野山, Yoshinoyama) is located in Nara Prefecture. For many centuries this amazing location has been Japan’s most famous cherry blossom viewing spot. It is said that the first trees were planted more than 1300 years ago, and today the mountain is covered by approximately 30,000 cherry trees of many different varieties. Continue reading “Yoshino Mountain”