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    Gardens

    Hogon-in Temple Special Opening ( Sub Temple of Tenryuji )
    Middle MAR. - June.30 (not fixed yet)
    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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