Spring time in Tokyo at Imperial Palace during Sakura season.
Bees pollonating sakura at Imperial Palace Tokyo.
Pink and White Cherry Blossoms during Sakura Season in early spring
Cherry blossom season at Imperial Palace Tokyo.
White and pink cherry blossoms Spring Time Tokyo at the Imperial Palace.
Cherry tree blooming at Imperial Palace
East Garden Lawn View towards Tokyo at Imperial Palace
Grounds at the Imperial Palace during sakura
The sakura are ornamental, with the most popular variety, the Somei, possessing an almost pure white flower dotted with specks of pink. As the trees enter full bloom, they dramatically cascade into full whiteness. Individual blooms last approximately a week
Imperial Palace East Garden Sakura, photography Jim Caldwell Redondo Beach
Imperial Palace Tokyo red sakura
Imperial Palace Sackura Pink
Imperial Palace Tokyo Spring Time
Pink and red cherry blossoms at Imperial Palace East Garden
Pink and White Cherry Blossoms at Toukagakudo Hall at the Imperial Palace during sakura season, Spring Time Tokyo. photography Jim Caldwell Redondo Beach
Pink Cherry Blossom Buds Imperial Palace Tokyo Kokyo
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