A Feast Of Autumn Leaves
The season has arrived, and in somewhat strange order this year. The ginkgo trees are full-on gold and already carpeting their surroundings with fallen leaves, but most Japanese maples are still just showing a mere tinge of red.
Here’s what’s happening right now, and here are the best places to see them, with maps.
These are actually the advance guard of Japanese maples – the best are yet to come, so there’s plenty of time to get out and see them before the end of November! Here are more pix and maps to these and my other favorite spots in/around Tokyo.
It’s also chrysanthemum season right now, and even if you’re like me and chrysanthemums don’t come close to making the list of flowers you’d hop a train across town to see, you should go see these. You will not be disappointed!
Although her neck is permanently cricked in the ogling-leaves position, Jonelle Patrick still manages to write novels set in Tokyo…