Yuki-jinja Shrine honors Yuki Munehiro, a commander who destroyed the Kamakura Shogunate with Nitta Yoshisada in 1333 and contributed to the establishment of a new administration dedicated to Emperor Godaigo.
Red, pink, and white single blossoms, and double-flowered plum trees have been planted in remembrance of him.
Especially famous are the 300 magnificent Shidare plum trees.
- 9:00 – 16:00
- 9:00 – 17:00 (mid-February to mid-March)
- No closing days
Access / Public Transport
- 18 minutes walk from JR Akogi Station
- 14 minutes from Tsu Station on the JR lines, Kintetsu Line or Ise Railway Line by the bus bound for Yonezu or Tenpaku. Get off at Yuki-jinja-mae Bus stop.