Artist makes stunning oil painting of cherry blossom in Tokyo

An artist paints a stunning landscape of cherry blossom blooms at the Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden in Tokyo, Japan, on March 30.

The painter depicted the glorious scene as the blossom, known in Japanese as Sakura, reached its peak.

Hundreds of thousands of tourists visit the Far East country every year to admire the marvellous natural spectacle of Japanese cherry trees blossoming in parks and throughout the cities.