“UME” Plum Blossoms

The best time to enjoy plum blossoms in Kyoto is

from the middle of February to the middle of March.

There are several popular spots in the city like

“Kitano Tenman-gu Shrine,” “Kyoto Gyoen Imperial Park,”

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“Umenomiya-Taisha Shrine,” “Zuishin-in Temple” and so on.

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Some of these places have a plum garden or a festival during season of Ume plum.

Come to Kyoto and enjoy the sweet and fresh scent of Ume plum blossoms!