In Japan, this tree’s pretty pink flowers are known as sakura. And while the sakura matsuri (Cherry Blossom Festival) may be a thousand-year tradition in Japan, it is also being enjoyed around the world wherever cherry blossom trees grow and ripen. We’re loving these 45 photos of cherry blossoms across the globe—from countrysides to cities. Scroll down, and spring forward!

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