Massive Winter Illumination Event Begins at Ashikaga Flower Park in Tochigi

24.October.2021 | SPOT

Ashikaga Flower Park in Tochigi prefecture is one of the best places in the country to view wisteria (fuji) flowers and is well-known for its tunnel of purple blooms. In recent years, the park has also become popular for its winter illumination, and from October 16, 2021, until February 14, 2022, over 5 million bulbs will be on display during the 20th Anniversary Garden of Light ~Flower Fantasy 2021~ event!

 

 

Flower Castle

Illuminated Flower Basin

Illuminated Flower Basin

Magnificent Wisteria

Rose Garden of Light

Rose Garden of Light – Blue Version

The Tale of the Wisteria of Light

Illuminated Water Lilies

Rainbow Magic

Everyone’s Earth

The Tree of Life

Snow World

White Wisteria Tunnel

Yellow Wisteria Tunnel

 

2021 marks the 20th anniversary of the winter illumination event at Ashikaga Flower Park. In October 2017, the location was recognized as having one of the three best illumination events in Japan, along with the Sapporo White Illumination in Hokkaido and the Huis Ten Bosch Kingdom of Lights in Nagasaki. It has also ranked number one in the Night View Convention and Visitors Bureau Illumination Awards for five consecutive years from 2016 until 2020. 

 

The popular Flower Castle has been completely redone for the event’s anniversary. A professional florist also helped design the illuminated flower basins. The park’s famous wisteria flowers will be illuminated in many unique ways and in different colors. A special blue light performance will take place to show appreciation for medical professionals who have assisted during the pandemic. 

 

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