Mt. Atago (Kasama City) Cherry Blossom Festival
Sakura Festival in Mt. Atago (Kasama City) Sunday, April 7th (2019)
Many visitors came because Saturday and Sunday overlapped with the peak of flowering.
The Tengu no Mori parking lot near the summit is full of cars.
I can’t stop the car! !!
The weather was nice and the cherry blossoms were gorgeous.
Tengu no Mori = 天狗の森
Tengu(天狗): Tengu are legendary creatures.
It has a red face, a high nose, wings, and is said to fly in the air.
Mt. Atago “Atagoyama” has a connection with Tengu.
no(の) = of
Mori(森) = Woods
There is a legend that a tengu lived on Mt. Atago long ago.