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Yushima Tenjin Ume-matsuriYushima Tenjin (湯島天神), formally Yushima Tenmangu (湯島天満宮), is a popular Shinto shrine near the Shinobazu-no-ike Pond in Ueno Park. This shrine is well-known for its apricot blossom in February to March and chrysanthemum in November. Its Reitaisai, or the Annual Grand Festival, is also somewhat large. For details about this shrine, see the article on Yushima Tenjin Shrine.
Though it's not so large a shrine, about 300 ume (Japanese apricots) are planted in its precincts, and from February to March, when these ume trees blossom, the Ume Matsuri (梅まつり), or the apricot festival, is held annually.
On weekends and on February 11, which is a national holiday, many performances are dedicated to the shrine.

Ume Matsuri

Ume blossoms
Yushima Tenjin Ume Matsuri
Yushima Tenjin Ume Matsuri
Yushima Tenjin Ume Matsuri
Stalls
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Bonsai of ume
Yushima Tenjin Ume Matsuri
Sato-kagura dance
Yushima Tenjin Ume Matsuri
Shamisen concert
Yushima Tenjin Ume Matsuri
Ohayashi
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Drum performance
Yushima Tenjin Ume Matsuri
Mikoshi procession
Yushima Tenjin Ume Matsuri
Illumination at night
Yushima Tenjin Ume Matsuri
湯島天神 梅まつり

Events

The Ume Matsuri is held from February 8 to March 8 for 2018. Below are what are performed on weekends.

Feb 10

Feb 11

Feb 12

Feb 17

Feb 18

Feb 19

Feb 24

Feb 25

Mar 3

Mar 4

Yushima Tenjin Shrine
3-30-1 Yushima, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo-to MAP
Access: 2-min walk from Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line Yushima Station/ 5-min walk from Tokyo Metro Ginza Line Ueno-Hirokoji Station or Toei Oedo Line Ueno-Okachimachi Station
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