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Warm springs are perfect for cherry blossom viewing. Don’t miss the season when the flowers are in full bloom!

Cherry blossoms serve as a symbol of Japan and bloom from late March until early April. They are special flowers which have been beloved by Japanese people since ancient times and are often used as subjects in waka, a type of classic Japanese poetry.




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ATTENTION: Kogumotori-goe section of Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage Routes closed partly due to landslide near Hyakken-gura lookout. (section map) (2015.03.05.)

10 things that make Wakayama Japan's best kept secret (2013.6.20.)

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