Take a tour of Cherry Blossom in Washington, DC in United States — part of the World’s Greatest Attractions travel video series by GeoBeats.
These soft pink cherry blossoms are not only delicate and lovely, but a national treasure.
In 1912, the city of Tokyo gifted 3,000 cherry trees to Washington, DC.
In Japan, cherry blossoms are the most revered of all flowering plants, a truly generous gift.
The trees have been planted around the capital, gracing national monuments.
The cherry blossoms usually bloom between March and April, but the exact date is eagerly watched for.
Hundreds of thousands come to Washington DC to watch them bloom and to see the associated festivals.