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The Kumagaya Sakura Tsutsumi

Enjoying Spring in Saitama

Donny Kimball
5 min readApr 15, 2023

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Found along the bank of the Arakawa river bank, the cherry trees at Kumagaya Sakura Tsutsumi in Kumagaya City are celebrated yearly during the Kumagaya Sakura Festival
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Today, I’d like to introduce you to yet another part of Japan that is amazing during the springtime. Locally known as the Kumagaya Sakura Tsutsumi, this hidden gem can be found up in Saitama Prefecture along the Arakawa riverbank. Every year during the period from late March to early April, the city…

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Donny Kimball

I'm a travel writer and freelance digital marketer who blogs about the sides of Japan that you can't find in the mainstream media. https://donnykimball.com/