Plum blossoms flower early at the Atami Plum Blossom Park (Photo: Keijiro Takahashi/CC By SA 1.0)
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Plum blossoms flower early at the Atami Plum Blossom Park (Photo: Keijiro Takahashi/CC By SA 1.0)

Atami Plum Garden Plum Festival

Enjoy early-blooming plum blossoms in Shizuoka

Venue: Atami Plum Garden, Shizuoka When: Jan 7th - Mar 5th 2023

The Atami Plum Garden in Shizuoka is home to some of Japan's earliest blooming plum tree varieties. The annual plum festival held here showcases close to 500 plum trees in 59 different varieties, and along with the early blooming trees there are mid-blooming and late-blooming types. This ensures that whenever you visit during the festival dates, there will be something beautiful to enjoy!

Admission to the event is priced at 300 yen for adults. Junior high school students and younger-aged children are admitted for free.

Getting there

The Atami Plum Garden is located 10 minutes on foot from JR Kinomiya Station, served by the Ito Line, or a 10 minute taxi ride from JR Atami Station, served by the Tokaido Shinkansen, the Tokaido Main Line, and the Ito Line.

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Aradee Eva Wattana 3 days ago
I would like to ask about the parking because i drive from Narita Airport to Atami Plum Garden. Is it the parking avaliable?
Kim Author 2 days ago
The official site says there is parking for passenger cars at Umezono-mae and it's charged at 600 yen for regular passenger vehicles. Hope that helps!
Lynda Hogan 2 years ago
What a beautiful place to view plum blossoms.
Kim Author 2 years ago
Such an abundance of great places to enjoy nature's beauty!
Elena Lisina 2 years ago
It must be wonderful! I had the idea of visiting Japan in that period, but I prefer when it's warmer.
Elena Lisina 2 years ago
In 2012 I've visited my friends who live in a countryside near Matsumoto. It was the end of March and the weather was quite cold, plus it was absolutely freezing cold at their home! We have central heating from October to middle May, so that cold house I couldn't stand! I can't understand why not to warm a house when it's so cold?

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