Sakura season... in sunny Singapore

You might think that these women in Japanese-inspired outfits are sending greetings from a picturesque garden in the land of the rising sun, but it is right here in tropical Singapore. More than 20 varieties of cherry blossoms in different colours ar
Women in Japanese-inspired outfits taking photos with the cherry blossoms in different colours at the Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay.ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI

You might think that these women in Japanese-inspired outfits are sending greetings from a picturesque garden in the land of the rising sun, but it is right here in tropical Singapore. More than 20 varieties of cherry blossoms in different colours are blooming at the Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay from now until around March 27, in a display that is complemented by Japanese architectural elements.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 16, 2016, with the headline 'Sakura season... in sunny Singapore'. Print Edition | Subscribe