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The Yomiuri Shimbun

The Yomiuri ShimbunA boat travels through cherry blossom petals in the Megurogawa river in Meguro Ward, Tokyo, on Thursday. This is the most beautiful time to see the hana-ikada (flower rafts), as the petals floating on the water’s surface are known, a sight expected to last for about two weeks. A total of about 800 Someiyoshino cherry trees and other varieties are planted along the river, which is famous as a cherry blossom-viewing spot.Speech

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