A photo of a weeping cherry tree posted on X (formerly Twitter) by a temple in Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto City, has been viewed more than 1.4 million times and is causing a huge response. It is said that the photos taken from angles not available to the general public are picturesque. Coinciding with the timing of spring tourism in Kyoto getting into full swing, the photo was widely spread, and even the monk who posted it was surprised.

Articles are excerpts from reports and news in the Kyoto Shimbun. Due to automatic translation, some expressions may not be accurate.