Suigo Sawara Iris Festival

With more than 1.5 million irises coming into bloom, the Suigo Sawara Ayame Park provides the setting for the annual Suigo Sawara Iris Festival. More than 400 varieties of irises will be on show, transforming the picturesque parklands into a sea of purple, white and yellow. Traditional boats are one of the most popular ways to experience the park and numerous wedding ceremonies are also held during the festival, as are tea ceremonies and live performances of Sawara music.

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