Even if the period is very busy, the later. Looks even greater when the cherry trees are in full blossom. The lantern is a good segment to remember that the trees were offered by Japan.
I wish it was Cherry Blossom Season when I was there, unfortunately, it wasn’t. However, it is still a beautiful, reflective and calming space in the monument area.
It’s kinda looks unloved. But read the plaques it’s actually pretty cool. Japan gave us tree seeds back in 1912 they were planted and the lantern marks this historic spot and occasion.
The Japanese Lantern is a facinating monument on the north side of the Tidal Basin near the MLK Memorial. In this location in 1912, the first cherry trees in Washington, D.C. were planted as a gift fr...