20 kinds 3200 plum
Furo-en Garden (不老園) is one of the plum garden located in Kofu, Yamanashi Prefecture. There are 20 kinds 3200 plum trees and other trees in this garden. The garden is designed to make plum stand out beautiful. Pine trees, cherry trees, Azalea and maple trees are placed to make a harmony of Japanese scenic beauty. Furo-en is located on the side of small hill and has a great view of Kofu basin including Mt. Fuji. The plum bloom from the middle of February to the middle of March and the best timing to visit this garden is around the end of March. Plum has not only the beautiful and colorful flowers, but also it has a very nice smell.
There is parking and restroom.
The admission: 500 yen for adult, 200 yen for kids.
There is a group discount.
Time: 9:00 to 17:00 (last entry is 16:30)
Season: Feb. 1 to the end of March.
0. at Kofu Station.
1. use JR Chuo Line to Sakaori Station.
2. walk north (10 min.)
1 hr. 30 min