Feb 8, 2018

Plum Blossom Viewing at Sankeien

Come view the beautiful red and brilliant white blossoms! There are over 600 plum trees in Sankeien. Free hot tea “Mugiyu” will be offered at Hatsune-chaya (arbor) every day. *until 15:30

Date&Time: Feb.10 (Sat) to Mar.4 (Sun); 9:00-16:30

Fee:Admission to Sankeien is 700 yen for adults and 200 yen for junior high school students and elementary school children. 

Location: Sankeien (take a bus from JR Negishi Stn)

Other than Plum Blossom Viewing, you can also enjoy the following events during this early spring period.

■Bonsai Exhibition: Featuring plum tree pots and other Bonsai

Date: Feb.11 (Sun) to Feb.18 (Sun)

■Haiku Contest:

Haiku is a Japanese poem in seventeen syllables having a 5-7-5 syllabic form and traditionally containing a reference to the season. Like to participate?

Date: Feb.25 (Sun) *Participation

Fee: 1,000 yen

■Trained Monkey


Come see a monkey do some tricks. Date: Saturdays and Sundays between Feb.10 and Mar.3

■Ohayashi: Come enjoy festival music. Date: March 4 (Sun)

Inquiries: (045) 621-0635 (*J)


Plum Blossom Viewing at Sankeien photo



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