Minabe-Bairin Plum Blossom viewing
January 27 – March 3
Minabe-Bairin Plum Orchard Grove in Wakayama Prefecture is the largest plum garden in Japan, with about 100,000 plum trees.
White and pale pink plum blossoms color the entire mountain and you can enjoy strolling around the garden with the sweet scent of plum.
Various events, such as drum performances, tea ceremony, plum pits throwing tournaments are held here every weekend.
Minabe Plum Orchard（南部梅林）
Access : Take a Ryujin bus from JR Minabe station on the Kisei line and get off at the first stop. (available only during the season)
From JR Tennoji Station : Take the Kuroshio Limited Express train for an hour and 45 minutes to JR Minabe Station.
Hours : 8:00 to 17:00
Admission : 300 yen