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Atami Plum Garden (Atami Bai-en)

  • 8–11 Baien-cho Map It
  • Atami
  • Garden/Arboretum

Published 12/10/2015

Fodor's Review

The best time to visit the garden is in late January or early February, when its 850 trees bloom. If you do visit, also stop by the small shrine that's in the shadow of an enormous old camphor tree. The shrine is more than 1,000 years old and is popular with people who are asking the gods for help with alcoholism. The tree is more than 2,000 years old and has been designated a National Monument. It's believed that if you walk around the tree once, another year will be added to your life. Atami Bai-en is always open to the public and is 15 minutes by bus from Atami or an eight-minute walk from Kinomiya Station, the next stop south of Atami served by local trains.

Sight Information

Address:

8–11 Baien-cho, Atami, Shizuoka-ken, 413-0032, Japan

Map It

Phone:

0557-85–2222

Sight Details:

  • Free

Published 12/10/2015

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