Japan Day 5: Touring the Imperial Gardens and Making Sushi in Ginza

Bridge in a Zen Garden

After breakfast at our hotel, I spent some time wandering around The New Otani’s Japanese garden. This carefully manicured sanctuary featured waterfalls, Shinto gates, statues, lots of Koi fish, perfect flowers, crimson bridges, and more. After my stroll through the garden, I joined our tour group to visit the imperial palace in Tokyo. Our tour […]

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