Families enjoy the cherry blossom in Yangming Park, Taipei. Photo: Chris Stowers/Panos Families enjoy the cherry blossom in Yangming Park, Taipei. Photo: Chris Stowers/Panos
Families enjoy the cherry blossom in Yangming Park, Taipei. Photo: Chris Stowers/Panos

Taipei in Taiwan rivals Japan for cherry blossom viewing, with stunning rural beauty and accessibility

  • The coronavirus may be keeping the tourists away, but locals are flocking to areas around Taipei to see the cherry blossoms
  • The sites are easy to reach from the city, and have beautiful rural backdrops, unlike Japan’s urban scenery

Topic |   Asia travel
Families enjoy the cherry blossom in Yangming Park, Taipei. Photo: Chris Stowers/Panos Families enjoy the cherry blossom in Yangming Park, Taipei. Photo: Chris Stowers/Panos
Families enjoy the cherry blossom in Yangming Park, Taipei. Photo: Chris Stowers/Panos
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