Coto's Spring 春 photo contest entries!

Coto’s Spring 春 photo contest entries!

1.九段下、千鳥が淵/ Chidorigafuchi, Kudanshita
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Submitted by Tunimaal, With the sakuras surrounding you, the light breeze that brushes past your face as you row the river, what a beautiful image of spring!
 
2.新宿、ゴールデン街/GoldenGai, Shinjuku
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Submitted by Alex Guevara. Golden Gai has long been a staple of nightlife in Japan, have you been to Golden Gai?
 
3.ひつじ山公園/Hitsujiyama Koen
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Submitted by Joseph Holler. The flower beds at Hitsujiyama Park looks absolutely gorgeous!
 
4.山梨、甲府/ Kofu, Yamanashi
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Submitted by George. The beautiful cityscape of Kofu
 
5.清澄白河/ KiyosumiShirakawa
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Submitted by Julie Noyli. Sakuras on both sides of the riverbed as your boat travels down the river. Spring is beautiful in Japan.
6.京都、清水寺/Kiyomizudera, Kyoto
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Submitted by Cho JiSuk. The world famous Kiyomizudera and the girls don their kimonos while at the temple under a sakura tree.
 
7.埼玉、川越/Kawagoe, Saitama
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Submitted by Niaya Harper. Have you experience a traditional boat ride in Japan? Well you can in Kawagoe. We love how the sakura petals are just floating down!
 
8.皇居/Kokyo (palace)
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Submitted by Douglas Mennella. The majesty and tranquility of the Imperial Palace
 
9.ひつじ山公園/ Hitsujiyama Koen
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Submitted by Gininalarjani. A beautiful shot of Hitsujiyama Park!
 
10.谷中/ Yanaka
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Submitted by Sally Hutchinson. A beautiful shot for a walkway in Yanaka. The sakuras are so aplenty they block out the sun!
 
11.鹿児島、屋久島/ Yakushima, Kagoshima
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Submitted by Mikey Cheah. This waterfall is one of Japan’s most beautiful waterfall! The majestic look of the waterfall keeps us in awe all the time!
 
12.根津神社/ Nezu Jinja(shrine)
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Submitted by Alison Lee. The flowers were beautiful at Nezu Jinja’s Tsutsuji Matsuri!
 
13.目黒川/ Meguro gawa(river)
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Submitted by Nicolas Nothum. As night falls, the sakuras reflect the street lamps to create a mystical red glow!
 
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Submitted by Yulia Shumakova. A nicely taken shot of Ms Yulia among the fully bloomed Sakuras!
 
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Submitted by Sandy Fang Hui. The 侘寂ness in the beauty of sakura.
 
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Submitted by ObjectifJapon. The fully bloomed sakuras block out the sunrays, leaving those below cooling and refreshed.
 
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Submitted by Gwen Anderson. The last of the sakura….Gwen was especially inspired by the beauty that lies in the decay of nature
 
18.浜離宮/ Hama rikyuu
15浜離宮恩賜庭園_トーマスギャビンSubmitted by トーマスギャビン. These ladies were having fun enjoying Golden Week, with matching dresses and taking selfies.
 
19. 皇居東御苑/ Imperial Palace Higashi Goen
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Submitted by Kelvin Yu. The tranquility of the Imperial Palace moat lined with Sakura trees.
 
20. 足利公園/Ashikaga Park
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Submitted by Simone Amaro. The drapes of differing shades of purple with flower petals spilled all over the ground.
 
21. 紀伊半島/Kii Peninsula
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Submitted by Sophie Gaussiran-Racine. The giant trees tower over the forest and block out the sunlight, leaving the track a cooling and enjoyable journey
 
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Submitted by Lewin Low. A heart in spring signifying eternal love
 
23. 築地市場/Tsukiji Market
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Submitted by Nicholas Fheng. Sashimi anyone?
 
24. 奈良公園/ Nara Park
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Submitted by Michelle Lau. The deers roam free at Nara Park leading to Todaiji and if you’re lucky, you”ll get to see a baby deer!
 
25. 日立海浜公園/ Hitachi Seaside Park
HitachiSeasidePark_AnnieChenSubmitted by Annie Chen. The millions of nemophilas paint the hills a light shade of blue.
 
26.浅草橋/Asakusabashi
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Submitted by Daniel Orenes. This is a really good spot just 5 minutes away from the famous Sensoji for people to do their morning exercise.
 
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Submitted by Koh Shao Wei. A bundle of spring.
 
28. 富士山/Mt Fuji
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Submitted by Daryl Jackson. A locomotive heading for Japan’s highest peak.
 
29.北の丸公園/Kitanomaru Park
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Submitted by Srinivas Mysore. The sakura fragrance also signifies the arrival of Springtime in Japan
 
30.子供の日/Children’s Day
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Submitted by Fabrice Mongkhoune. While Children’s Day is celebrated in alot of countries, it is often interesting to see the different approaches of the same festival.
 
31. 名古屋空港/Nagoya Airport
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Submitted by Nunskienunn. A walkway into the sunset
 
32.銀閣寺/Ginkakuji
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Submitted by Lin. A maze of greenery, a perfect way to be lost.
 
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Submitted by Rica Largo. A lone Sakura
 
34. 東京タワー/Tokyo Tower
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Submitted by Maria Teresa. A fusion of Tokyo and Edo, new and eternal.
 
35. 明治神宮御苑/Meiji Jingu Gyoen
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Submitted by Siegmund Jeff Goddard. It’s almost as if she walked into a fairytale.
 
36. 京都/Kyoto
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Submitted by Sema Sema. The evergreen stands beyond generations.
 
37.大三島/Omishima
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Submitted by Tokyo Trip Blog. Omishima in Shikoku is a beautiful island that you can get away to from the hectic city life of major cities. To see a different side of Japan.
 
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Submitted by Frida. Even taking a walk in the park yield such a beautiful image.
 
39. 国立長崎原爆死没者追悼平和祈念館/Nagasaki National Peace Memorial Hall
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Submitted by Bouyou Sombrero. The colours of Kyushu highlight a desire of peace and tranquility
 
40. 津和野/Tsuwano
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Submitted by Virginie Decoupigny. Experience a different side of Japan and its traditional arts when you travel beyond the metropolitan landscape and into the countryside.
 
41. 室生寺/Muro-ji
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Submitted by Hendarmin Tanoko. The two standards of spring in Japan. A visit to a beautiful temple and taking the sights is a must during the spring break in Japan.
 
42. 亀戸/Kameido
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Submitted Benjamin Hung. With the warm air and beautiful flowers, it is of no wonder that spring is a great time to visit Japan


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