Tulips and Nemophilas are in full bloom! 6 recommended flower festivals in Japan

17.April.2018 | FEATURES / SPOT

Pollen dust is on the decline nowadays. Where are you planning to go this coming Golden Week? Below are 6 recommended flower festivals in Japan.


茨城こもれびの森イバライド ネモフィラ

Ibaraki Komorebi Mori no Ibaraido

In this festival, you can enjoy the contrast of spring flowers (nemophilas and tulips) in a flower garden (2,500 square meters) located in front of the entrance gate to the experience-based agricultural park in Ibaraki Prefecture, “Komorebi Mori no Ibaraido.”



Komorebi Mori no Ibaraido

Address:2060-1, Kimiyama, Inahikishi, Ibaraki Prefecture

Entrance fee: adults (junior high school students and older) 1,000 yen

Children (4 years old ~ elementary school students)

Below 3 years old – free
Website: http://www.ibaraido.co.jp/




Gunma Flower Park “Tulip Festa”

In this festival, you can enjoy viewing about 190 thousand flowers (50 kinds) from early April to late April. The main, big flower garden has been renewed, so you can walk inside the garden filled with tulips!

Also, Yaeszakuras (sakura) centering around Sekiyama and field flowers will bloom here and there.



Gunma Flower Park

Address: 2471-1, Kashiwaguramachi, Maebashishi, Gunma Prefecture

Business hours: 9:00 to 17:00

Entrance fee: adults (high school students and older) – 700 yen

Children (junior high school students and younger) – free

Website: http://www.flower-park.jp/

Tulip Festa

Period: 2018/04/07 (Sat.) to 04/30 (Mon. – holiday)




Mount Rokko National Park (Himalaya no Hikyo ni Saku Hanabana ~Aoi Keshi to Shinku no Sakunage~”

Mount Rokko National Park will hold a special event highlighting flowers in the backlands such as Himalaya mountains centering around “Himalayan blue poppy.” About 1,000 blue poppies will bloom in the rock garden and rare varieties such as the red alpine rose named, Rhododendron arboreum will be exhibited.



Mount Rokko National Park

Address: 4512-150, Kitarokko, Rokkosancho, Nadaku, Kobeshi

Business hours: 10:00 to 17:00 (last entrance – 16:30)

Himalaya no Hikyo ni Saku Hanabana ~Aoi Keshi to Shinku no Shakunage~

Period: 04/28 (Sat.) to 06/24 (Sun.)



御船山楽園 花まつり 佐賀

Saga Prefecture – Mifunayama Rakuen “Mifuneyama Rakuen Hana Matsuri”

Mifunayama Raken is designated as a National Treasure and you can enjoy viewing many kinds of spring flowers such as azaleas, Japanese wisterias and spring maples.

Detailed information:https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/102871



Mifuneyama Rakuen Hanamatsuri

Address: Mifuneyama Rakuen, 4100, Oaza Takeo, Takeocho, Takeochi, Saga Prefecture

Period: 2018/05/06 (Sun.)

Business hours: 8:00 to 18:30

Entrance fee – adults 700 yen (elementary school students and older) / junior high school students (elementary school students and younger) 300 yen





Garden Museum Hiei

Garden Museum Hiei (17,000 square meters) is an impressionist styled garden which was opened on the 14th of April.

Tulips which survived the severe winter coldness will bloom from the 28th of April (Sat.) to the 6th of May (Sun.). The garden is also offering seeds of four leaves clover in April.



Garden Museum Hiei

Address: 4th Avenue, Shimeigadake, Shakuragatani, Shugakuin, Sakyoku, Kyotoshi

Business hours: 10:00 to 17:30

Entrance fee: adults – 1,200 yen, children (elementary school students) – 600 yen



あじさいの壁 長崎ハウステンボス

Nagasaki Huis Ten Bosch “Ajisai Masturi”

Ajisai Matsuri (‘Hydrangea Festival’) will take place at Huis Ten Bosch in Nagasaki from June 2 to July 1, showcasing 1,250 varieties of hydrangea. There will also be a market where you can buy a variety of plans you’re interested in, as well as go on a tour by a hydrangea expert, a hydrangea light-up show at night, and more.

Detailed information:https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/102391



Nagasaki Huis Ten Bosch

Address: Huis Ten Bosch Cho, Saseboshi, Nagasaki Prefecture

Business hours: 9:00 to 22:00 ※may differ depending on the season and day

Fixed holiday: None
Website: https://www.huistenbosch.co.jp/


Please refer to this article when you want to visit a spring flower festival.