Chiyoda Cherry Blossom Festival

The Sakura front has finally reached Tokyo! The city is now covered in white from the cherry blossoms. On Saturday, I went to Yasukuni shrine and the Chidorigafuchi area (north of the imperial palace) for the Chiyoda Sakura Matsuri (Cherry Festival). Although peak bloom was supposed to start a few days later, it was already quite spectacular.

Above, the torii at the entrance of Yasukuni shrine.

Above, moat in the Chidorigafuchi area.

Above, at the Kitanomaru Park.

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