What a lovely place Pamela, nice to see the start of the blossom.
Beautiful plum blossoms.You can read about the statue here: https://www.meanwhile-in-japan.com/ninomiya-kinjiro/
Pamela: What a beautiful looking castle, all the photos you are sharing are very interesting.BlessingsCatherine
It's incredible how many sights you have already visited. Thanks for sharing the pictures.
Ume blossoms are very beautiful.
A lovely place to visit. I just love the tiles in the first picture too!xx, Carol
What a pretty shrine! The perfect way to enjoy some gorgeous spring weather.