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Atami Plum Garden, Atami

#2 of 17 in Parks in Atami
Garden · Hidden Gem · Scenic Walking Area
With 472 trees of 59 varieties, some over a century old, Atami Plum Garden provides a true smorgasbord of plum trees. Famous for some of the earliest plum blossoms in Japan, as well as an abundance of red maple leaves in fall, the garden surrounds a stream with a small waterfall. Opened in 1886, the plum grove dotted with maple trees and azaleas nowadays also features an art gallery and a Korean garden. A huge ancient camphor tree overshadows a small temple, where devotees come to pray for help with alcoholism. Geisha performances, folk songs, and sweet sake festivals occur during the blooming season, from January to March. Take a bus or walk 15 minutes uphill from Kinomiya station to reach the garden. A visit to Atami Plum Garden represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Atami trip itinerary maker to plot your vacation.
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  • Very large and beautiful plum garden. They have a large variety so some bloom early Feb, some bloom late Feb. You can take the bus from the kinomiya train station or you can walk 10+mins. Actually...  more »
  • I went there a bit late when the sun started to disappear behind the mountain, so am not sure as to how crowded it gets during the day, but when I went, it was ideal as there were only very few...  more »
  • I went there for red leaves on 9 Dec 2019. A day after night illumination festival, no entrance fee was required. But the red leaves were still looks amazing. It was not just red, it was colourful with a spectrum of red, yellow, green, brown, black ... Worth visiting!
  • Currently not a lot of plum and couldn’t see the waterfall but overall it’s very beautiful. Maybe towards March, it would be prettier.
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