Northern Kyoto sakura (North of Imadegawa Street) are in fine bloom right now. Anything south of Imadegawa is fading and falling now, which is beautiful in it’s own way and worth seeing. More new pictures at my flickr page: http://www.flickr.com/photos/kyoto/
A little early look at the sakura along Tetsugaku no michi, The Philosopher’s Path, in northeastern Kyoto. Kyoto Sakura 2010 preview from kyotonils on Vimeo.
Omiya Kotsu Koen This park has go-karts on simulated city streets with traffic signals and crosswalks for kids to learn about traffic safety. Also an old steam locomotive and old streetcars from Kyoto, pedal carts. It’s a good place for a o-hanami because there is a grass-covered knoll with many sakura. They weren’t in bloom […]
The annual Higashiyama hana-touro evening lantern walk event will be held March 13-22 from 18:00-21:30 nightly in eastern Kyoto, between Shoren-in Temple and Kiyomizu-dera Temple. The streets and stone-paved alleys of eastern Kyoto will be lined with electric lanterns, and artistic illumination displays are presented at temples along the route. Creatively-lighted floral displays can be […]
I’m going to be offering a Kyoto Sakura DVD for sale this spring for the first time. Music composed, performed and licensed by Kevin Macleod. Watch Kyoto Sakura preview on Vimeo.