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Last updated: December 21, 2020
Ten thousand azaleas in a spacious park
Tsutsujigaoka Park in Tatebayashi is dedicated to azaleas. The park holds over 10,000 azaleas of over 50 varieties spread over 110,000 square meters, including a trellised flower tunnel and an azalea that has grown to over 5 meters tall. Some of the plants are very old, with one estimated to be over 800 years old.
The scenery is particularly striking from mid-April to early May when the azaleas erupt in colorful blooms. This period is called the Azalea Festival, and various special events are held.
3278 Hanayama, Tatebayashi ( Map)
About 25 minutes on foot or 5 minutes by taxi from Tatebayashi Station
About 5 minutes by car from Tatebayashi IC of Tohoku Expressway
Free, 800 cars
310–620 yen (free outside Azalea Festival, free for children)
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