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Gardens

Hogon-in Temple Special Opening ( Sub Temple of Tenryuji )
Middle MAR. - June.30
Hogon-in Temple ( Sub Temple of Tenryuji )

Very famous Shishiku Garden ( garden of the barking lion ) made by a Zen monk.

¥500

  • [ Tenryuji Temple Hogon-in ]
  • Tel : 075-861-0091

Access : City Bus No.28 "Arashiyama Tenryuji-mae"
    Kyoto Bus No. 72 or 73 "Arashiyama"
    JR Sagano Line "Saga Arashiyama" Station

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* Plum Blossoms *

The best time to see plum blossoms is around the beginning of March. Here are the best places to see plum blossoms.

Kitano-jinja Shrine

This shrine is well known for its plum blossoms.
About 1,500 plum trees in the plum orchard.
Best time : From the beginning of February to the middle of March.

¥800 for the plum orchard

  • [ Kitano-jinja Shrine ]
  • Tel : 075-461-0005
  • Access : City Bus No.50 "Kitanotenmangu-mae"

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Kyoto Imperial Garden

About 250 plum trees at the south of Hamaguri Gomon. Best time : In the middle of February

  • [ Kyoto Imperial Garden ]
  • Tel : 075-211-6348
  • Access : Kyoto City Subway Karasuma-line, "Marutamachi Station"

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Nijo-jo Castle

About 130 plum trees at the south west of Ninomaru Goden.
Best time : From the middle of February to the beginning of March

¥620

  • [ Nijo-jo Castle ]
  • Tel : 075-841-0096
  • Access : City Bus No.9, 50 "Nijojo-mae"
  • Kyoto City Subway Tozai-line "Nijojo-mae Station"

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Kajuji-Temple

One famous old plum tree transplanted from the Imperial Palace in Edo Period can be viewed.
Best time : From the beginning to the end of February

¥400

  • [ Kajuji-Temple ]
  • Tel : 075-571-0048
  • Access : Kyoto City Subway Tozai-line "Ono Station"

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Zuishin-in Temple

This temple is related to Onono Komachi, Heian period poet.
The double flowering plum trees in the plum orchard are so beautiful.
Best time : In the middle of March

¥500 ( ¥500 for the orchard )

  • [ Zuishin-in Temple ]
  • Tel : 075-571-0025
  • Access : Kyoto City Subway Tozai-line "Ono Station"
Lots of beautiful plums

Lots of beautiful plums

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