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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