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Thursday, March 14, 2019

Plum Blossoms

Went to Kitano Tenmangu Shrine (北野天満宮) in northern Kyoto for their beautiful display of plum blossoms this morning.

A sprinkle of snow(!) was falling as I left the house, but when I got to the shrine the sun came out for a while.

They look like cherry blossoms, but after some research I was able to confirm that these are white plum blossoms. Most cherry blossoms are still about 10-15 days out according to the web sites that obsessively cover the bloom as it moves across Japan during the next six weeks.

Taken in Kyoto, Japan

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PictureCode: 190314

PictureCode: 190314
Location: Kyoto
Keywords: Flowers, Cherry Blossoms

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