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Ehime Prefecture – “Nanrakuen” Ume Festival

Be Enchanted by 160 Plum Trees

Nanrakuen is the largest Japanese garden in Shikoku, boasting a total area of 153,322 square meters.
Every year, 160 trees for 15 different types of plum bloom one after another for a month, making going to view the flowers an amazing experience.
Umemi Teahouse offers free plum tea and has amazake and red bean soup for sale.
Fun events such as umeboshi seed-spreading tournaments are also held during this period.

Plum Trees
[Plum Trees]

In addition, a special exhibition of “Nanrakuen’s Zashikibina” is held during the event period. Zashikibina is an event held during Hina Matsuri exclusive to parts of Ehime Prefecture, in which gardens of bonsai trees and other plants are made in rooms and yards and filled with decorated Hina dolls. Nanrakuen hosts its zashikibina in a 40-square-meter space in the garden, where the decorated dolls create a splendorous and beautiful sight.

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Ehime Prefecture – “Nanrakuen” Ume Festival

Address
1813 Chikaie, Tsushima-cho, Uwajima City, Ehime[MAP]
Location
Japanese Garden Nanrakuen
Access
About 40 minutes by bus from JR Uwajima Station
Tel
0895-32-3344
Dates
January 27, 2018 - March 4, 2018
Hours
9:00-17:00
Closed
December 29 - January 1
Admission
Adults 310 yen. Children (elementary to high school students) 150 yen.
WEB
URL(Japanese)

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