Ume (plum) blossoms in Sumida-ku

Kameido Tenjin

Can not wait Sakura? February is the time for Ume (plum) blossoms. In Sumida-ku, there are some places famous for Ume blossoms. Though Kameido Tenjin is also famous for wisteria, there are over 300 Ume trees.

15 minutes walk from JR Kameido Station.

Omurai-Katori Shrine; Kobaien

Omurai-Katori Shrine is a small shrine, which has a beautiful Ume garden called Kobaien. When you go to Kameido Shrine from mid Feburary through early March, I strongly recommed that you should better visit this place too.

20 minutes walk from JR Kameido Station.

Mukojima Hyakkaen

You can see various kinds of flowers at Mukojima Hyakkaen throughout the year. There are 19 kinds of Ume trees.

Open 9:00 to 17:00
entrance fee: 150 yen
8 minutes walk from Higashi Mukojima Station of Tobu Skytree Line

by Keiko, OTT

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