Yushima Tenjin

It was the start of the Plum Blossom Festival at Yushima Tenjin on the weekend as it was a public holiday long weekend. Although the blossoms had barely started to come out, quite a few people came to pay their respects at the temple:

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As well as try all the food stalls:

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Roses in Shinjuku Gyoen

Shinjuku Gyoen actually comprises three gardens together: a Japanese traditional garden, an English landscape garden and a French formal garden. These are from the French garden, looking out towards Aoyama.

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