The Nagahama Plum Tree Bonsai Exhibition started in 1952, and has now become the number one plum tree bonsai exhibition in Japan in terms of both history and scale, as well as a much beloved annual springtime tradition in Kansai. From among the 300 trees approximately 90 on are on display at any one time, in accordance with their flowering and lined up in a pure Japanese style tatami-mat room. The Nagahama Plum Tree Bonsai Exhibition is characterized by having both big and very old trees, with larger specimens exceeding 3m while older ones reach ages of 400 years.
|Date||Early January - Mid March|
JR Hokuriku Main Line Nagahama Station 3 min. on foot
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