Spring Japan is most famous for its cherry blossoms, but there are also several places where Hydrangeas are the feature. This is Meigetsu-in temple in Kita-Kamakura, founded in 1160.
This is the main entrance:
This is a Japanese fruit called a biwa (a type of loquat, I think):
The hydrandreas are mainly blue but there are other colours as well:
The Inner Temple is only open twice a year, this being one of them, but I didn’t queue up for it:
But it’s still nice to wander around all the other temple buildings:
Dressing up for the occasion:
And then it’s time for tea: