Plum Trees in Tokyo – Mukojima-Hyakkaen Garden

Mukojima-Hyakkaen Garden is a small little garden, not far from the Tokyo Skytree.  It’s famous for it’s plum trees, so I went there for the first time recently.

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The park is dotted with these kind of plum trees.Mukojima_Hyakkaen_Garden_2

The Japanese love to take photos of plum trees, not just cherry blossoms and autumn colours.

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The Skytree in the background.Mukojima_Hyakkaen_Garden_4The Japanese tea house.
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How to get there

From Tokyo Skytree statiom, take the Tobu Skytree Line (private Tobu line) to Higashi-Mukojima. Have a look at the map outside the station, and follow the signs to Mukojima-Hyakkaen Garden (向島百花園).

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Published by Matthew Baxter

Matthew Baxter is a British travel author who has lived in and visited Japan for over a decade. Having traveled across the country, without much money, he has built up an extensive knowledge of budget travel here, and has also worked for many leading tourism companies. He also writes professionally for several websites and publications, such as the GaijinPot, All About and the Japan National Tourist Association.