Nicole Bauer

Hanegi Park, Umegaoka

Plum blossom viewing with the locals

Nicole Bauer   - 1 min read

Hanegi Park, a small public park about 5-10 minutes by train (Umegaoka station on the Odakyu Line, local) from Shinjuku or Shimokitazawa, is a prime spot for plum blossom viewing in Tokyo. Apart from the locals living in the area only few people know about it, which makes it a great place to watch the blossoms without the crowds. There are more than 500 plum trees to admire and they are best watched between the middle of February and the end of March.

Nicole Bauer

Nicole Bauer @nicole.bauer

Travelling abroad to discover new places, getting to know different cultures and learning foreign languages has always been my passion. I was born and raised in Germany; however, for a few years now I've been very lucky to be able to spend my life abroad. I lived for some time in England and Ital...