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04/01/2013 04:58 pm ET

Japanese Cherry Blossom Trees Bursting Into Bloom Make Us Impatient About Our Gardens (PHOTO)

Japan is currently enjoying a record early arrival of their annual cherry blossom season. So when we came across Reddit user Proteon's stunning photo of native sakura in full bloom near Hirosaki Castle, we absolutely had to share it with you. Needless to say, between these spectacular trees and the area's architectural appeal, springtime must be a magical experience in Japan. Let us know what you think in the comments below.

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Photo by Proteon

Be sure to check out the beautiful photos of Tokyo's first flower blossoms below.

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Cherry Blossoms Come Early In Japan
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Cherry Blossoms Come Early In Japan

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