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■ Plum Blossoms

The best time to see plum blossoms is around the beginning of March. Here are the best places to see plum blossoms.

Kitano Tenmangu Shrine

This shrine is well known for its plum blossoms.
About 1,500 plum trees in the plum orchard.
Best time : From the beginning of February to the middle of March.
Fee : ¥700- ( included a cup of green tea with a Japanese cake )

  • [ Kitano Shrine ]
  • Tel : 075-461-0005
    Access : City Bus No.50 "Kitanotenmangu-mae"

    ARASHIYAMA BENKEI

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Kyoto Imperial Garden

About 230 plum trees at the south of Hamaguri Gomon.
Best time : From the end of February to the begining March.

  • [ Kyoto Imperial Garden ]
  • Tel : 075-211-6348
    Access : Kyoto City Subway Karasuma-line, "Marutamachi Station"

    Hanazono Kaikan

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Nijojo Castle

About 130 plum trees at the south west of Ninomaru Goden.
Best time : From the middle of February to the beginning of March
¥600

  • [ Nijojo Castle ]
  • Tel : 075-841-0096
    Access : City Bus No.9, 50 "Nijojo-mae"

    KYOTO GARDEN HOTEL

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Kajuji Temple

One famous old plum tree transplanted from the Imperial Palace in Edo Period can be viewed.
Best time : From the beginning to the end of February
¥400

  • [ Kajuji Temple ]
  • Tel : 075-571-0048 Access : Kyoto City Subway Tozai-line "Ono Station"

    Urban Hotel

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Zuishin-in Temple

This temple is related to Onono Komachi, Heian period poet. She was the famous to be beautiful.
The double flowering plum trees in the plum orchard are so pretty.
Best time : From the middle to the end of March
¥400 ( ¥400 for the orchard )

  • [ Zuishin-in Temple ]
  • Tel : 075-571-0025 Access : Kyoto City Subway Tozai-line "Ono Station"

    RYOKAN_HIRASHIN

Lots of beautiful plums

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