By luck my Japan trip overlap with the peak of cherry blossom season. Compare to my DC Cherry Blossom trip, the feeling was very different. The Japanese crowd is a lot bigger, and companies set up picnic/partys under the cherry trees for their employees.

Budda in the old capital.

Budda's slippers!

A wedding held at the shrine.

On top of the Landmark building in Yokohama.

JR line - Tokyo Station, a Japanese official with foreign official about to enter the Imperial Palace, which is a short trip away from the station.

East garden of the Imperial Palace.

Inside the East Garden.

Ueno Park. (In Hanji, it means upper field).