Wednesday, May 1, 2013

(297) Wisterias


The Shinto shrine Kameido Ten Jinja (亀戸天神社) in the Kameido area, east of the Sumida River in Tokyo is famous for its wisterias (in Japanese, “fuji”/藤 –this is another “fuji”, not the “Fuji”, “fuji” ). The best time to see them In full blossom is right now: mid-April to early May and, yes, there is a festival.

(For a bigger version of this picture both in color and black and white, check my "Japan Arekore" set on Flickr)

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