Feb 4th
Mar 12th
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Makuyama Park's Plum Blossoms

The coming of spring amongst thousands of ume trees

Venue: Makuyama Park When: Feb 4th - Mar 12th 2023

One of Yugawara’s most famous and beautiful landmarks is Makuyama Park. The park features a river, boulders, wide open space, a mountain, and—covering the base of the mountain—thousands and thousands of plum trees (and a festival) that when in full bloom in February and March have to be seen to be believed.

The blooming of plum blossoms signals the coming of spring-surely an event to celebrate! Take the bus bound for Kajiya at Yugawara Station on the JR Tokaido Line and get off at Morishitakoen-mae. It is a short walk from there.

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Glenna Z Tarcena 11 months ago
Living in the Philippines with 4seasons.Given an opportunity to visit Japan for me one of the seasons I wanted to experienced,knowing Japan not only known for its rich of culture heritage but also best for its different types of weather that everyone who want to visit Japan can experience.
Elena Lisina 3 years ago
Kim 3 years ago
The covered mountainside is gorgeous!
Larry Knipfing Author 7 years ago
NOW is the time to see these beautiful plum blossoms!
Anonymous 8 years ago
It's still the start of March, but plum blossoms are here already. The Sakura are of course special, but plum blosooms make for a better spectacle in my opinion -- better, deeper, stronger colors.

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