8 Cherry-Picked Cherry Blossom Spots in Osaka

Source: Japan Cheapo

As Japan’s Kitchen, there are few better places than Osaka for the perfect hanami picnic. With spring in the air, here’s a round-up of the best spots to enjoy Osaka cherry blossoms.
Osaka may not be as famously picturesque as its neighbor Kyoto, but the beauty of cherry blossom can transform even the most urban of places into a seasonal wonderland. The gardens and parks of Osaka provide the most popular spots and, as a livelier city, you’ll find more blue tarps than you ever thought possible (plus plenty of beer to go with them).
The peak bloom is usually expected to be at the start of April, so you can expect the blossoming to begin around a week beforehand. If you’re arriving a little later into April, be

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