Hydrangea in Toshimaen, Tokyo
With the beginning of summer, you can enjoy the sight of hydrangea (ajisai in Japanese) all over Japan. One of the popular spots in Tokyo is the amusement and theme park, Toshimaen, in Nerima ward. Hydrangea start blooming from around the end of May and the flowers can be seen till the end of June.
Over 10,000 flowering trees of 150 species bloom throughout Toshima. You can ride a mini train to enjoy this view in the park: ideal for those with kids!
Your eyes can feast on hydrangea in hues of purple and pink.
As the sun sets, the park is lit up and you can enjoy a different view of these beautiful summer flowers.
Toshimaen Hydrangea Festival
Address: 3-25-1 Koyama, Nerima-ku, Tokyo (Google Map)
Dates: May 25-June 24, 2019
Opening hours: 10:00 – 17:00 (Light-up until 19:30)
Entry fee: Middle school students and over: 1,000 yen / 3 years old – elementary school students: 500 yen
Official Website: http://www.toshimaen.co.jp/
Dates: Only on Sundays from June 1-23 *Cancelled in case of rain
Time: 17:00 – 19:30 *Light up starts at 17:30
Fee: Admission after 17:00, 300 yen for both adults and children