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Full-bloomed cherry blossom by Ohinata bridge.
Japan

Cherry blossoms were in full bloom by the bridge on Ohinata. The fire festival is held on this bridge at the time on Bon Festival of every year.

Copyright: Hiroky Ogawa
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6420x3210
Taken: 18/04/2010
Caricate: 24/08/2010
Aggiornato: 25/08/2014
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Tags: sakura; nanmoku; gunma; japan; cherry
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