Nakameguro Sakura Festival
The Nakameguro Sakura Festival is one of my favorite places to see cherry blossoms in Tokyo.
This afternoon we headed to Nakameguro to view one of the best cherry blossom sights in Tokyo and possibly the world.
Although you can’t really hanami (picnic) around the canal, it’s in my opinion the most beautiful spot. Today was cloudy with sporadic amounts of rain, but that didn’t stop us from enjoying our last Sakura season as residents of Japan.
Unfortunately, I’m traveling outside of Tokyo for the next week, and it’s also scheduled to rain for almost the next ten days around Tokyo. So today was pretty much the best day I had to really view the blossoms.
We saw both the day and night viewings which were equally beautiful. I managed to capture some night shots too despite only bringing my tiny tripod. There were a lot of people but it wasn’t too crowded to squeeze into a decent spot to shoot.
We had dinner at a great restaurant along the canal and for lunch I had some totally authentic Singaporean chicken and rice from one of the stands. It was probably the best street food I’ve had in Japan, but Japan’s street food really isn’t the best.
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