Azalea Mania

IMG_7549Once again, the Nezu Shrine does not disappoint – at the end of April, the hills surrounding my favorite shrine are paved with azaleas of every color. But my favorite part is the tunnel of bright orange torii gates that wends its way through the blazing balls of blooms!

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Some bushes have white, pink and everything in between on them!

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If you’d like to go to the Nezu Shrine the next time you’re in Tokyo, directions & a map are on my website, The Tokyo Guide I Wish I’d Had.

Jonelle Patrick is the author of the Only In Tokyo mystery series, now out for the first time in paperback

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