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Botanical Garden Spots in Fukushima Area

  • Okanbara Azalea Garden
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    4.0
    2 Reviews
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    Fukushima Pref. Sukagawashi Okambara
    A botanical garden located in Sukagawa City, Fukushima Prefecture. 10 thousand azalea plants large and small bloom on the garden's 33,000 square meter grounds. The scenery created by the park's two hills covered in azaleas is particularly popular. In addition to azaleas, visitors can also view rhododendrons, wisteria, irises, and Chinese peonies here. An entrance fee is required when the azaleas are in bloom but otherwise the garden is generally free.

    白河と須賀川へ小旅行した時に立ち寄りました。友人と相談して一番色々な花を見られる5月を選んだのですが正解でした。人がたくさん来ていましたが色とりどりのつつじが咲いていてうっとりしました。

  • Shirakawa Flower World
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    4.0
    1 Reviews
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    Fukushima Pref. Shirakawashi Nanko 59
    A paid botanical garden adjoining Nanko Park in Shirakawa City, Fukushima Prefecture. Open each year from April to June, visitors can view tulips, German irises, and a variety of other flowering plants. The garden is visited by locals as well as large numbers of flower lovers from far and wide.

    一番の見世物チューリップがまだ少し早いのですがその分低価格で入園できました。那須フラワーワールドの姉妹店ですので、レイアウトや品種は秀逸でした。訪問時は隣接する南湖公園の桜が見ごろで背景に恵まれました。シルバーにとってはちょうどいい広さで傾斜もなく歩きやすいです。

  • Inawashiro Herb Garden
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    Fukushima Pref. Yamaguninawashiromachi Kawageta Listel Park (Hotel Listel Inawashiro)
    This herb garden is in Listel Park, adjacent to Hotel Listel Inawashiro in Kawageta, Inawashiro Town, Yama County. They cultivate about 500 kinds of herbs on the 100,000-square meter site. You can see a variety of seasonal herbs and flowers when the park is open from late April to late November. They also have programs that let you pick rape blossoms, lavender, and other flowers. There's a shop and a cafe on site, and they hold events like a Rape Blossom Festival. Another highlight is the large wooden sculptures of the twelve signs of the Chinese zodiac that are scattered throughout the park.
  • Iwaki Flower Center
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    Fukushima Iwaki-shi Tairayotsunami Ishimori 116
    This botanical garden is located a 20-minute drive from JR East, Iwaki Station. Visitors can enjoy the diverse varieties of flowers planted on its massive roughly 260,000 square-meter grounds. Most notably, visitors can view rare tropical plants such as cacti and hibiscus at the garden’s display greenhouse, one of the largest greenhouses in Iwaki City. The garden also has areas dedicated to camellia, plum, hydrangea, and rhododendron, the official flower of Fukushima Prefecture, respectively. Other facilities include the Children’s Square as well as the Flower Life Hall, where the garden holds exhibits, seminars, and other seasonal events.
  • Flower and Historical Village: Ja no Hana
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    Fukushima Motomiya Motomiya Janohana 38
    A garden in Janohana, Motomiya City. The garden has a variety of flowers that bloom throughout the seasons and features a nearly 300-year-old wisteria trellis as well as roses, tulips, and hydrangeas. The garden also has a viewing platform, walking trails, and a restaurant. It's also home to the Ja no Hana Palace, a representation of Meiji architecture that has been registered as a Tangible Cultural Property of Japan. Seasonal events are held including the Wisteria Festival and Fall Colors Festival.
  • Heartland Haramachi
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    Fukushima Pref. Minamisoma City Haramachiku-takanokura
  • Futabagunfutaba Baraen
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    Fukushima Pref. Futabagunfutabamachi Yamada Tekotsuka 170
  • Midori Raku En
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    21 Reviews
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    Fukushima Shirakawa-shi Gorokubo Yama 45-1

    The japanese garden is beautiful, I could have stayed for hours just admiring it. I felt just alone, me and my soul and it's relieving to feel this sometimes. It's good to spend time just thinking...

  • Yasuragi no Go Aizu Mura
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    3.5
    14 Reviews
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    Fukushima Aizuwakamatsu-shi Kawahigashimachi Asayama Do Ke Iri 7

    This statue of Goddess Kannon is seen upon entering the city of Aizu-Wakamatsu. Completed in 1987, it is 57 meters in height. The Goddess of Compassion and Mercy is depicted cradling an infant in her...

  • mini Oze Park
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Fukushima Minamiaizu-gun Hinoematamura Hidari Dori 124-6
  • Sukagawa Botanen
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Fukushima Sukagawa-shi Botanen 80-1
  • Unreian
    Shopping
    Fukushima Pref. Kitakatashi Matsuyamamachimuramatsu Tokiwachou 2706
  • Hakurotei
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Fukushima Pref. Aiduwakamatsushi Outemachi 6-6

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