Every year in June, along with the rainy season, pretty clusters of colorful hydrangea flowers bloom across Japan. The beautiful flowers are called ajisai (あじさい、紫陽花) in Japanese. Some places are even famous for the incredible number and variety of hydrangea flowers. Here are 10 popular hydrangea-viewing spots in Japan!
Japan’s Top 10 Wisteria-Viewing Spots
The end of cherry blossom season is certainly not the end of flower festivals in Japan! Every year, following the cherry blossoms, lush purple wisteria flowers arrive in Japan, blooming from April to May. The beautiful purple flowers are called fuji (ふじ, 藤) in Japanese. Here are the Top 10 wisteria-viewing spots in Japan!
Byakugouji’s Fuji (Wisteria) Festival
Witness a majestic sight this spring in Japan – delicate fuji (藤) wisteria cascading from the branches like purple ribbons, decorating some of the most beautiful places. Gather with many others to experience one such spectacular display at Byakugouji (白毫寺) Temple, located in Tanba City!