Cherry trees attract fans wherever they bloom


Cherry blossoms have arrived in parts of Canada as well as around the world – and there’s no shortage of fans enjoying their fleeting beauty.

Take photos and selfies

Cherry blossoms were in the spotlight for this young woman and other enthusiasts who flocked to Trinity Bellwoods Park in Toronto on Thursday.

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While parts of Canada are still weeks away from spring weather, cherry blossoms have peaked in Vancouver. Here, cherry blossoms are displayed at David Lam Park on March 30.

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Admire the flowers on foot

A woman walks a dog down a street lined with cherry trees in full bloom in Vancouver on April 5.

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A man walks in Unwin Park in Surrey, British Columbia, on March 30, where the cherry blossoms were in full splendour.

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In Seoul, pedestrians stroll along a path sheltered by cherry blossom trees on April 6.

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Enjoy the flowers by bike

A cyclist passes under a canopy of cherry trees in Berlin on April 29.

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A cyclist rides his bike past the cherry blossom trees at Unwin Park in Surrey on March 30.

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A man films his journey as he passes cherry blossom trees in Battersea Park in London on March 2.

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Posing with pets

People take snaps with their dogs in front of cherry blossoms along the Meguro River in Tokyo on March 29.

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A visitor hoists his dog on a cherry tree for a photo in the National Mall area of ​​Washington, DC on March 25, where cherry blossoms peaked days earlier.

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A cat sits on the owner’s backpack as he admires cherry blossoms in Nanjing, eastern China’s Jiangsu province, March 13.

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A couple take selfies with their pet as they tour the cherry blossoms surrounding the Tidal Basin early March 25 in Washington, DC

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Cherry trees from above

Cherry blossoms are seen by drone in Vancouver on March 30.

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In a drone photo, a car drives by on a road outside the cherry orchard at Alnwick Gardens, which has the world’s largest collection of Taihaku trees, in Alnwick, Britain, on April 18.

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Thailand has the world’s first blooming cherry blossoms every year. Here, Himalayan cherry blossoms at the Khun Wang Royal Agricultural Research Center, seen by drone on January 14, bloom in northern Thailand.

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