Hydrangea season in Japan is one of the most beautiful things you’ll ever see☂💐
In Japan, hydrangeas bloom during the rainy season (between June and July), and these bundles of deep, vibrant blooms bring nothing but pure joy!
In general, they start blooming from early June to mid-July.
South area = June
North area = July
There are many popular hydrangea spots, including the Meigetsu-in Temple in Kamakura, which is often referred to as a hydrangea temple.
Looking for the best Hydrangea gardens to visit in Japan?
Now let’s go and find out the best spots for hydrangeas.
Bisai Hydrangeas Festival (Bisai Ajisai Matsuri)
Date : 06/09/2018 – 06/16/2018
A festival celebrating the blossoming of the 8,000 hydrangea bushes of 70 varieties that decorate the Mimo Shrine premises. Events held during the festival’s period, such as Japanese Taiko drums performances and tea serving service help entertain guests.
⛩Place : Mimo Shrine / 御裳神社
📍Address : Aichi Prefecture, Ichinomiya, Sanjo, Miyanishi−1145 / 愛知県一宮市三条宮西1145
🚃How to go??
Access by public transport
Tokyo – Meitetsu-Ichinomiya東京 – 名鉄一宮
06/09/2018 09:00 From06/09/2018 09:00 発
09:00 → 11:18
Time / 2 hr 18 min Ticket / 11,460 yen
■Tokyo Platform 17 東京 １７番線
｜ Nozomi No.213 (Series N700) (For Shin-Osaka) The Car No.188.8.131.52 のぞみ213号(N700系)(新大阪行)
｜ 09:00-10:41 [101 min]
｜ 6,260 yen (Reserved Seat / 4,830yen)
◇Nagoya Platform 17 名古屋 １７番線
｜ Transfer 乗換
｜ 10:41-10:56 [Transfer 11 min + Wait 4 min]
◇Meitetsu-Nagoya Platform 1 名鉄名古屋 １番線
｜ Meitetsu-Nagoya Line Express (For Meitetsu-Gifu) 名鉄名古屋本線急行(名鉄岐阜行)
｜ 10:56-11:18 [22 min]
｜ 370 yen
■Meitetsu-Ichinomiya Platform 2 名鉄一宮 ２番線
From Meitetsu Ichinomiya Station of the Meitetsu Nagoya Line (board from Nagoya Station), take the Meitetsu Bus bound for Okoshi (起), get off at Bisai Choshamae (尾西庁舎) and walk southwards 10min. I believe it is the most exciting time of year to enjoy glorious looking hydrangeas.
I welcome you to enjoy the rainy season in Japan by visiting renowned hydrangeas spots across Japan.