Breathtakingly beautiful 200 thousand Japanese irises and 2,900 hydrangeas
"Hanashobu-en", or Japanese iris garden with beautiful Hanashobu irises and hydrangeas, which is in full bloom from mid-June to mid-July.
The garden is located inside Utatsuyama Park. Built halfway up Mt. Utatsuyama, the garden is divided into three sections: the upper with terraced Japanese iris beds, the middle consisting of Japanese irises and a brook, and the lower with Japanese irises and a pond. The garden has been planted with 200 thousand Japanese irises of 100 varieties, as well as some 2,900 hydrangeas.
【When is the best time to see the flowers?】
-Hanashobu, or Japanese iris: From mid-June to late June
-Hydrangea: From late June to mid-July
- (In Utatsuyama Park) Higashimikage-machi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa 920-0835
- Business Hours
- Regular Holidays
- By Car
- Approx. 15 minutes from Kanazawa Station
- By Public Transportation
- Approx. 15 minutes on foot from Hachiba-cho bus stop (No. RL4 or LL10) on the KANAZAWA LOOP BUS route.
- Parking: Capacity
- Parking: Large Vehicle
- Greenery and Flower Section, Kanazawa City Hall