The following pictures are Hamamatsu Castle and Sakura.
Cherry blossoms (Sakura) are now in full bloom in Hamamatu, Shizuoka prefecture,Japan.
Springtime is here.
Sakura are so short-lived that they will be falling like snow in about a week.
Japanese enjoy such a beautiful transience while eating and drinking under these trees.
There are some Japanese patents for extracting liquid from blossoms and fruits of a certain kind of cherry.
According to these patents, it is described that the extracts from Sakura trees exhibit properties for antioxidant ,anti-inflammatory or melanin generation inhibition and so on.
It seems that these pale pink blossoms are not only beautiful but also useful for human health and life.