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Mini Steam Locomotive through Plum Blossoms | OGOSE

February 17 @ 08:30 - March 21 @ 16:00


Plum Blossoms Ogose – The Ogose Bairin Plum Tree Festival in Ogose Town, Saitama is considered one of the three big plum blossom festivals in the Kanto region. This year (2018) it will run from February 17th until March 21st. Early March is generally considered the best time to see the blossoms.

Image from the official site

In previous years the plum grove opened until 5 pm, but this year it will only open until 4 pm.

Mini Steam Locomotive at plum blossom festival, Plum blossoms Ogose

Mini Steam Locomotive. Image from official event site.

For the duration of the festival a mini steam locomotive will run through the plum blossoms, on Saturdays, Sundays and bank holidays only. You can ride the steam locomotive between the hours of 10.30 am and 3 pm.


Plum blossoms Ogose official event URL, map and cost in the grey details box below.


Other events in Saitama in February include:

Konosu Bikkuri Hina Matsuri / Surprising Doll Festival

Other places you can ride a mini steam locomotive in Saitama:

Something different in Saitama: Santome aka Satoyama | MIYOSHI

Or indeed a real life sized one!:

Steam Locomotive Paleo Express | KUMAGAYA TO CHICHIBU




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February 17 @ 08:30
March 21 @ 16:00
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Ogose Plum Blossom Grove
113 Douyama, Ogose
Iruma Gun, Saitama 350-0406 Japan
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