Spring has arrived early in the Eastern Japanese town of Kawazu, just outside of Tokyo.
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The blossoms, known as sakura in Japanese, typically bloom in late March or early April
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Millions of tourists flock here every year to take in the lush, romantic landscapes
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Kawazu’s trees belong to a unique variety that flowers before others, typically in February
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