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Bunkyo Ume Matsuri (Plum Festival)

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Various events are held at the weekend, and plum blossoms are celebrated

Yushima Tenmangu Shrine (Yushima Tenjin) has been known as a plum spot since the Edo era. “Ume Matsuri” (Plum Festival) is held from February to March every year, and 400,000 people visit during the period. This year, it will be held from February 8 to March 8, 2020.

© Tokyo Convention&Visitors Bureau

There are 300 plum trees in the precincts, mainly white plums. Many plum varieties will be in full bloom at the flowering time of each.

During the event, plum trees will be lit up at night, and various events will be held mainly on weekends and holidays.

© Bunkyo City Office


Event Name Bunkyo Ume Matsuri (Plum Festival)
Venue Yushima Tenmangu Shrine (Yushima Tenjin)
Dates February 8, 2020 – March 8, 2020
Note *Events may be canceled due to bad weather.
*The schedule of various events can be confirmed on the official website. (Japanese only)

Open Hours 8:00 – 19:30
【Light up】
After sunset – 20:00
Admission Admission Free
Pay for food/drink and product sales at the venue.
Address 3-30-1 Yushima, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo

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