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Botanical Garden Spots in Gifu Area

  • Hana Festa Memorial Park
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gifu Pref. Kanishi Seta 1584-1
    This is a theme park focused mainly on roses located in Seta, Kani City in Gifu Prefecture. The park boasts being one of the world largest rose gardens, and is about 17 times larger than Nagoya Dome, and has roughly 300 million rose bushes in 7,000 varieties. Also, there are a variety of facilities where visitors can enjoy different seasonal flowers such as the “Rose Theme Garden” which presents 17 different themes according to each season, the great “World Flowers Greenhouse” and the 45 meters high observation “Flower Tower.” The “Rose Festival” is held in spring and autumn.
  • Hirugano Bog Botanical Garden
    4 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gifu Pref. Gujoushi Takasuchouhirugano 4670-3694
    This botanical garden is about 15 minutes by car from the Takasu Interchange on the Tokai-Hokuriku Expressway. It protects the rare and valuable wetland environment of Takasu-choTown's Hirugano-Kogen Highlands, maintaining it in cooperation with the local population. It's open from late April to early October. More than 50 kinds of plants grow there, including wetland species such as cotton grass, Japanese kinkoka, East Asian yellow water lilies, and pygmy water lilies. It's also the habitat of marsh dwellers like forest green tree frogs and damselflies. It's cheap to get in, and getting there is easy.


  • Ono-cho Rose Park
    2 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gifu Pref. Ibigunonochou Kanou 650
    This rose garden is about 35 minutes from the Meishin Expressway's Gifu Hashima Interchange. It's in Ono Town, one of Japan's leading rose growing areas where they opened in 1997. They have 150 varieties and 2,000 rose bushes that bloom one after another from May to November with their varying flowering seasons. You can really take your time and relax here, with features like its rose arches, playground equipment, and benches. They hold a Rose Festival every year in May when the blossoms are most abundant, with a photo contest and growers selling their seedlings.

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  • Yoro Tenmeihantenchi
    81 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gifu Pref. Yourougunyourouchou Takabayashi 1298-2 In the Yoroko Park

    You will never experience anything like this park. You know you are up for something different when they offer helmets. Not the best place for those with mobility issues. I have knee problems and...

  • Jionzenji Temple
    Travel / Tourism
    Gifu Gujo-shi Hachimancho Shimadani 339
    This Myoshinji Rinzai Zen temple is also known as Tessoen. It was founded in 1606 by Endo Yoshitaka, who built Gujo Hachiman Castle. The principal object of worship is Shaka Nyorai. Yakushi Nyorai, Benzaiten, Ususama Myoo, and Kanzeon Bosatsu are also enshrined. Tessoen is the temple's inner garden, a magnificent Muromachi period garden at the foot of Mt. Todoyama that incorporates huge rocks. Visitors enjoy the changing seasons with flowers in the spring, vibrant greenery in the summer, colorful autumn leaves, and the snowy winter grounds.
  • Kawakami Residence Historical Park
    Travel / Tourism
    Gifu Takayama-shi Shima Kawaharamachi 47
    A historical park located about a 25-minute walk from JR Takayama Station. Originally the estate of the younger brother of Kanamori Shigeyori, the third generation feudal lord of the Hida-Takayama Domain, it later became the villa of Kawakami Seiemon, assistant of the city magistrates. The park has been designated as a City Cultural Property and can be accessed at any time. In a dignified space with an atmosphere fit for the Sowaryu tea ceremony, there is an Inari shrine built of zelkova wood that dates from 1842 and a storehouse constructed in the late Edo period.
  • Gifu Yakka Univ Yakusoen
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gifu Pref. Gifushi Tsubakibora Higashitsuji cable within 935
  • Ijira Flower Park Suigen
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gifu Pref. Yamagatashi Hirai 717
  • Magomeshizen Botanical Garden
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gifu Pref. Nakatsugawashi Magome
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gifu Takayama-shi Okuhida Hot spring village Tochio 952
  • Anpachihyaku Baien
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gifu Anpachi-gun Anpachi Cho Sotozenko 3208
  • Goudo Rose Park
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gifu Anpachi-gun Godocho Godo 32-5
  • yonjuhachitakiyamayasohanazono hananomori
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gifu Pref. Takayamashi Kokufuchoutsue 3235-86

Gifu Main Areas


Tucked away in the very center of Japan, Gifu prefecture houses mountains, old towns, and one of Japan’s greatest hot springs, Gero Onsen. A tour of the prefecture’s traditional architecture will take you from the mountain-enveloped wooden streets of Takayama to the mountain village of Shirakawago, where visitors can explore 250-year-old thatched roofed houses known as gassho-zukuri.

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