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Botanical Garden Spots in Hiroshima Area

  • Rose Park
    30 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Hiroshima Pref. Fukuyamashi Hanazonochou 1-6
    Visitors to this park in Fukuyama City, Hiroshima Prefecture can enjoy its 5,500 roses, of which there are 280 varieties. The park, which got its name when nearby residents planted 1,000 rose seedlings in 1956, won the Award of Garden Excellence at the World Rose Convention 2006 in Osaka. In mid-May, the park serves as the main venue for the Fukuyama Rose Festival put on by Fukuyama City.

    ほぼ5月の連休後の訪れるのですが…バラ好きの人や花好きの人には欠かせないイベントですね! ただバラ祭りの当日は駐車場や、食事場所に苦戦するので私達はずらして行きますが? ただその前後はには、余り花が咲いていないのでご注意ください!

  • Innoshima Flower Center
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Hiroshima Pref. Onomichishi Innoshimashigeichou Ma God 1182-1
    This flower park is located in Onomichi City, Hiroshima Prefecture. Besides being able to see various kinds of flowers depending on the season such as cherry blossoms, begonias and pansies, the park also has a greenhouse with banana and mango trees. In addition, there is an open lawn space in the park, and it is used by many local residents as a place to socialize.
  • Shukkeien Garden
    1060 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Hiroshima Pref. Hiroshimashinakaku Kaminoborichou 2-11
    A garden located in Naka Ward, Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture that was chosen as one of the top 100 of Japan’s historic parks and designated as a Place of Scenic Beauty. Shukkeien was created in 1620 by Ueda Shigeyasu, a high-ranking retainer in the service of the Asano Clan who was also a renowned master of tea ceremony, to serve as a villa for Asano feudal lords. It is said that the garden is a condensed version modeled on the scenic beauty of China’s West Lake and the garden’s name is derived from this meaning “condensed scenery garden”. The garden is picturesque with an island floating in the pond, mountains, valleys, and elegant tea ceremonial houses. In “Sensuitei” near the entrance you can enjoy matcha green tea and light refreshments.

    Japanese gardens are special places and this one was no exception. Beautifully planned the garden revolved around a large pool. A great place to spend an unhurried hour or two. They also gave...

  • Shotoen Garden
    7 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Hiroshima Pref. Kureshi Shimokamagarichou Shimoshima 2277-3
    A Japanese garden on Shimokamagari-jima Island in Kure City, Hiroshima Prefecture, which long served as a cornerstone of maritime traffic in the area as well as a port for Korean delegation to Japan and for samurai traveling to and from Edo. A circular garden built around a central pond, the Sannose Seto serves as a background. Visitors can enjoy the garden’s beautiful pines and scenery. There are several museums inside the garden which presents the history of Korean delegation to Japan, a museum displaying a collection of lamps, an art museum modeled after an Edo period guardhouse, and a porcelain museum.


  • Mukaishima Orchid Center
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Hiroshima Pref. Onomichishi Mukaishimachou 3090-1
    Located in Mukaishima Town, Onomichi City, Hiroshima Prefecture, Mukaishima Orchid Center cultivates and sells orchids. Various kinds of Western orchids are being cultivated and new species developed in the center taking advantage of the temperate Mukaishima climate. The shop sells large moth orchids as well as cymbidiums, oncidiums and other kinds of orchids depending on the season. The center also has a large 2,000 square meter lawn which is used for events and as a place for families to play and relax.
  • Serayurien
    6 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Hiroshima Pref. Seragunserachou Kurobuchi Luzhen Mountain 413-20
    This all-weather flower park is located atop a large hill in Sera Town of Sera County, Hiroshima Prefecture. There are about 140 types of lilies to look at, as well as about three million pansies, salvias, cosmoses, and other gorgeous seasonal blooms. The park also features Japan’s largest illustration composed of a field of flowers, which the park is famous for, and the design changes every year. A “flower festival” is head from April until early July and September until early November, and it features a variety of events throughout the period. Visitors can purchase cut flowers, bulbs, souvenirs, and more from the shop.

    I came in May. They have small colorful flowers arranged as a baseball player. You can climb the hill and see the arrangement from the top. The entrance fee is bit too expensive

  • Numakuma Herbs Garden
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Hiroshima Fukuyama-shi Numakumacho Tsuneishi 1796
  • Teninosato Herb Garden
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Hiroshima Prefecture Yamagata-gun Kitahiroshima Uegahara 1654-1

Hiroshima Main Areas


There is more than meets the eye awaiting any Hiroshima-bound traveler. Kicking off in Hiroshima city, the Peace Memorial Park, Hiroshima Castle, and Shukkeien Garden offer a couple of days of exploring; however, the real beauty lies along the southern coast of the prefecture. There, a series of islands spreads across the Seto Inland Sea: from the mysterious sea-submerged Great Torii Gate at Miyajima Island to the first half of the islands that connect Honshu to Shikoku via six spectacular suspension bridges.

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