Cherry blossom buses tour Fukushima no-go zone
NHK -- Apr 07
Passengers on an exclusive cherry-blossom tour have ridden buses through a no-entry zone near the site of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster.

Tomioka Town in Fukushima Prefecture is renowned for its two-kilometer stretch of about 400 cherry trees.

They are located in a part of the town that remains off-limits to the public due to high levels of radiation.

On Saturday,10 buses entered the zone for the day.

They drove through a pink tunnel formed by the arching branches.

福島県富岡町の原発事故の後の帰還困難区域になっていた桜並木が町民からの要望を受けて初めて公開されました。 約2.2キロに460本のソメイヨシノがある富岡町夜の森地区の桜並木は原発事故の後、そのほとんどが帰還困難区域に入り、立ち入りが制限されています。
News sources: NHK, ANNnewsCH
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