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Plum Blossom Information

Plum Blossom Information





In and around Nagoya City are various places where you can enjoy plum blossoms. Take this opportunity to experience the arrival of early spring for yourself.

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Nagoya City

Nagoya Castle

More than 10 kinds of approximately 100 trees (white and red plum trees)
Best Viewing Time: The middle of February-middle of March

Within the castle grounds, plum trees bloom mainly in the Nishi-no-maru Area and the Ni-no-maru Area plum groves. You can see various kinds of plum blossoms and enjoy a different atmosphere in each area.

Opening Hours: 9:00 AM-4:30 PM (Admission to the Honmaru Area until 4:00 PM)
Cost: 500 yen for adults, free for junior high school students and younger
Transportation: 5-minute walk from the Shiyakusho Station Exit 7 on the Meijo subway line, or just next to the Me~guru Nagoya Sightseeing Route Bus "③ Nagoya Castle" Bus Stop

Nagoya City Agricultural Center dela Farm

12 kinds of approximately 700 trees (weeping plum trees)
Best Viewing Time: The end of February-middle of March

Known as one of the nation's most famous places for weeping plum trees. During the Weeping Plum Tree Festival, a morning market and an outdoor market are held.
Nagoya City Agricultural Center dela Farm
Nagoya City Agricultural Center dela Farm

Opening Hours: 9:00 AM-4:30 PM
Cost: Free
Regular Holiday: Mondays (or the following day if a public holiday falls on a Monday)
Transportation:
 20-minute walk from Hirabari Station Exit 1 on the Tsurumai subway line. Alternatively, transfer to the city bus bound for "Chikatetsu Hara" and walk 5 minutes from "Nogyo Center Kita" bus stop.
 20-minute walk from Akaike Station Exit 1 on the Tsurumai subway line. Alternatively, transfer to the Meitetsu bus bound for Yufukuji or Zengo and walk 6 minutes from the Araike bus stop.

Event Information
 Weeping Plum Tree Festival
 Schedule: Feb. 27-Mar. 21, 2021
 Nagoya Cochin chicken products for sale Mar. 5-7.
 *Changes possible depending on blooming conditions.
 *During the Weeping Plum Tree Festival, parking is 500 yen.

Togokusan Fruits Park

45 kinds of approximately 180 trees (white and red plum trees, weeping plum trees)
Best Viewing Time: The beginning of February-middle of March

Many different kinds of plum trees such as Nanko or Shirokaga are cultivated in the spacious plum garden next to the Asian pear garden. Experience harvesting plums on Saturdays and Sundays from late May to June.
Togokusan Fruits Park
Togokusan Fruits Park
Togokusan Fruits Park

Opening Hours: 9:00 AM-4:30 PM
Regular Holiday: Mondays (or the following day if a public holiday falls on a Monday)
Cost: Free admission (World Tropical Fruit Greenhouse 300 yen for adults, free for junior high school students and younger)
Transportation:
 15-minute walk from "Togokusanbashi" Bus Stop on the Yutorito Line bound for Kozoji.
 25-minute walk south from the Kozoji Station South Exit on the JR Chuo and Aichi Loop Railway Lines.

Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens

Approximately 20 kinds of approximately 200 trees (white and red plum trees)
Best Viewing Time: The middle of February-middle of March

Around 200 plum trees grow within the gardens. In particular, you can see lots of plum blossoms in the botanical gardens' plum groves, Plum Hill and Plum Valley.
Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens
Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens
Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens

Opening Hours: 9:00 AM-4:50 PM (Admission until 4:30 PM)
Regular Holiday: Mondays (or the following day if a public holiday falls on a Monday)
Cost: 500 yen for adults, junior high school students and younger free of charge
Transportation: 3-minute walk from Exit 3 of Higashiyama Koen Station on the Higashiyama subway line, or a 7-minute walk from Exit 6 of Hoshigaoka Station on the Higashiyama subway line

Odaka Ryokuchi Park

16 kinds of approximately 400 trees (white and red plum trees)
Best Viewing Time: The end of February-middle of March

A variety of plum blossoms bloom within the park's Japanese-style garden. The view from the direction of the pond of white, red, and pink plum blossoms all mixed together is also recommended.

Transportation:
 10-minute walk from Sakyoyama Station on the Meitetsu Nagoya Main Line.
 30-minute walk from Minami-Odaka Station on the JR Tokaido Main Line.

Event Information
 Plum Blossom Festival
 Schedule: Feb. 27-Mar. 7, 2021
 Venue: Japanese-Style Garden Plum Grove (Close to Parking Lot 2)

Arako Park

Approximately 300 trees (white and red plum trees, weeping plum trees)
Best Viewing Time: The end of February-middle of March

This city park is located between Takabata Station on the Higashiyama Line and Arako Station on the Aonami Line. It's popular with the locals as a hidden plum tree spot.

Transportation:
 4-minute walk from Arako Station on the Aonami Line.
 4-minute walk from Takabata Station on the Higashiyama subway line.

Aichi Prefecture

Sori Pond / Chita City

25 kinds of approximately 6,000 trees
Best Viewing Time: The middle of February-end of March

In the area around Sori Pond is the largest plum grove in Aichi Prefecture with approximately 6,000 plum trees producing beautiful flowers. A variety developed in the Sori district, Sori Plum is designated as a Natural Monument of Chita City.
Sori Pond
Sori Pond
Sori Pond

Transportation: 5-minute walk from Chita Bus "Ume no Yakata-guchi" Bus Stop from Asakura Station on the Meitetsu Line

Event Information
 30th Sori Pond Plum Festival
 Schedule: Feb. 13-Mar. 14,
 Light-Up: Feb. 25-27, Mar. 5-7 from sundown to 8:00 PM

Mukaiyama Ryokuchi Plum Garden / Toyohashi City

29 kinds of approximately 400 trees (white and red plum trees)
Best Viewing Time: The end of January-middle of March

At one of the largest plum groves in the Higashi-Mikawa region you can enjoy early, mid, and late blooming plum blossoms on trees that are around 45 years old.

Transportation: 5-minute walk from Toyotetsu Bus "Daimachi" Bus Stop from Toyohashi Station on the Meitetsu and JR lines

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