Sakura (cherry blossom) soft serve found in Kamakura--perhaps the most culturally rich area of Japan's Kantō region. You can see the actual pieces of blossom if you look closely. Also, props to the shop owner who opened the door even though they were closed. That's Japan for you.
Ginkaku-ji was originally built to serve as a place of rest and solitude for the Shogun. During his reign as Shogun, Ashikaga Yoshimasa inspired a new outpouring of traditional culture, which came to be known as Higashiyama Bunka (the Culture of the Eastern Mountain) #japan