In Soga Bairin – ume trees – has become main meeting place of “Odawara Plum Festival. Of white plum blossoms, besides, can enjoy Japanese apricot with red blossoms for admiration and plum which hang down, and is fragrant everywhere of downtown including plum, and drifts.

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Backed by Mount Fuji and the mountains of Hakone, approximately 35,000 plums are in full glory all at once, and Mount Fuji to look at is chosen for “Fujimi 100 view of Kanto” by this ground.

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In 2016, the best blooming season is from February 6th to March 6th.

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Stand is established in each meeting place, and pickled plum which is special product or plum wine, plum jam are sold.Approximately 250 plums are planted in Odawara and it is also popular places for photographers.

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【Soga Bairin】
Address: 282 Sogabessho, Odawara, Kanagawa
Tel: +(81) 465-42-1965
Hour: 9:00~17:00
http://soganosato.com/
http://www.kanagawa-kankou.or.jp/topics/ume/midokoro/soga.html