Beautiful and unique cherry blossom spots to admire the sakura in Mie
As spring is around the corner, the sakura (cherry tree) buds are about to bloom. From Mitake in Tsu City, chosen as one of the Japan's Top 100 Cherry Blossom Spots, to Iga Ueno Castle in Iga City where you can also visit a ninja house, Mie Prefecture is filled with many famous spots where travelers can enjoy the beauty of the sakura. And let's not forget to mention the Yokowa Sakura, a variety of cherry tree unique to the Yokowa-cho district of Ise City. The vibrant color and the obvolute petals of these lovely flowers will surely leave a deep impression in any traveler’s heart. The cherry blossoms usually come into full bloom from late March to early April. Come to Mie Prefecture and enjoy the beauty of the sakura!