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Spring is here; and so are the beautiful cherry blossoms

For the Western world, and Japan in the East, the blooming of cherry blossoms usually means Spring is here. Especially in Washington, where people step out to admire the cherry blossoms along the Tidal Basin.

For the Western world, and Japan in the East, the blooming of cherry blossoms usually means Spring is here. Couple that with Easter weekend, and there is much merriment that follows. Especially in Washington, where people step out to admire the cherry blossoms along the Tidal Basin. Take a look for yourself. (Source: Reuters)

Famed cherry blossoms, some dating back to a gift from Japan in the early 1900's, are seen in bloom near the Washington Monument and the Jefferson Memorial. (Source: Reuters)

People walk under blooming cherry trees along the Tidal Basin in Washington. (Source: Reuters)

A woman takes a photo of blooming cherry trees along the Tidal Basin in Washington. (Source: Reuters)

A view of some of the famed cherry blossoms blooming in Washington. (Source: Reuters)

People walk under blooming cherry trees along the Tidal Basin in Washington. (Source: Reuters)

Andrew Heining shuts his eyes for a bit during a break from his afternoon commute home as visitors walk along the Tidal Basin to look at the cherry blossoms in Washington. (Source: Reuters)

People paddle a swan-shaped boat as visitors walk along the Tidal Basin to look at cherry blossoms in Washington. (Source: Reuters)

A couple sits under blooming cherry trees along the Tidal Basin in Washington. (Source: Reuters)

A man takes a photograph of his companion under blooming cherry trees along the Tidal Basin in Washington. (Source: Reuters)

A group of people sit under blooming cherry trees along the Tidal Basin in Washington. (Source: Reuters)

The statue of civil rights leader Martin Luther King is seen behind blooming cherry trees in Washington. (Source: Reuters)

A woman takes a photo of children under blooming cherry trees along the Tidal Basin in Washington. (Source: Reuters)

A painter works at his easel as visitors walk along the Tidal Basin to look at cherry blossoms in Washington. (Source: Reuters)

Blossoms from cherry trees bloom along the Tidal Basin in Washington. (Source: Reuters)