There no need to travel to Japan if you love the fragile beauty of cherry blossoms and want to have a chance to admire the shimmering pink and white flowers. Vietnam can meet your preferences there. Go Sapa to witness this romantic setting.
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Da Lat is not the only place in Vietnam with ideal climate to grow cherry blossoms. The Japanese flowering cherry groves are planted in central lakeside of Sapa. The flowers are blooming always attract tourists to visit, explore and take souvenir photos. On the occasion of Sapa town became 100 years old, Japan gave the town like a gift of Friendship Association Japan – Vietnam in 2003.
Cherry blossoms planted in central lakeside of the town brilliant bloom on the first days of a new year, attracted many tourists to admire. Flowers usually bloom within about 6-12 days, tourists should come and see before they wither. Cherry blossom is a highlight for tourists to Sapa in the early days of the year.
Flawless beauty of cherry blossoms in Sapa
There are many types of cherry blossoms in Japan but in Sapa, there are only 3 main types with 3 colors namely light pink, reddish pink and white. Cherry petals are thin and fragile, but when they are in full bloom, nothing can be compared to that pure Japanese beauty.
Due to their heart-melting look, more and more peple, especially young couples, come to Sapa in spring for taking photos for their wedding album with cherry blossoms.
There’s nothing quite like watching cherry blossoms in Sapa in their blooming season and letting cherry petals fall on your head after each naughty wind. This feeling can melt the strongest heart with the beauty and charming small of cherry blossoms.
Things you might not know about cherry blossoms
If you do love this type of flower, you may want to know these things before visiting Sapa for witnessing cherry blossoms.
Tied to the Buddhist themes of mortality, mindfulness and living in the present, Japanese cherry blossoms are a timeless metaphor for human existence. Blooming season is powerful, glorious and intoxicating, but tragically short-lived — a visual reminder that our lives, too, are fleeting.
Symbol of beauty and modesty
Sakura are also revered as a symbol of rebirth. Hanami was in fact established as a ritual as early as 710, long before the rise of feudal Japan. Believed to represent the mountain deities that transformed into the gods of rice paddies in Japanese folk religions, cherry blossom trees signified agricultural reproduction.
Besides cherry blossoms, you can also enjoy the beauty of azaleas and many other unique mountainous flowers of Sapa. Thus, don’t miss the chance to visit Sapa during blooming season of cherry blossoms with your family and friends to experience the world of flowers yourselves.