Cherry blossoms attract more foreign tourists at the start of springtime in Japan. A report says that spring in Japan can remind someone of warmer days and cherished moments. The blooming of cherry blossoms attracts tourists all over the world. Many foreign tourists go to Ueno Park, a place in Japan popular for cherry blossom viewing. According to Ueno’s Park management, there were about 30 million foreign visitors in 2018.

Different travel guidebooks and TV programs all over the world featured cherry blossoms’ rarity. “Sakura”, as it is locally called, is as popular as “sushi” or “ninja” and such words are easy to relate with Japanese culture. Cherry blossoms also helped the economy by bringing in 650 billion yen in the previous year. Social media posts helped spread the beauty of cherry blossoms worldwide.