In May, Japan still enjoys blooming season of lots of flowers. So, those who do not finalize itinerary, these are the place you might enjoy stunning flower view.
- Japanese garden from Edo era with 30 varieties of azaleas
- End of April to beginning of May
- Tokyo, 15 minutes from Shinjuku station
- Hasedera, Peony
Fuji Shiba-sakura festval, Moss phlox
- Highlight; Mt. Fuji and Shiba-sakura same flame
- Best time to see; Beginning to mid of May
- Prefecture/ rough access; Yamanashi, From Kawaguchiko station/30minutes by shibazakura liner (shuttle bus)
Kasuga taisha, Wisteria
- Highlight; World heritage shrine and wisteria view.
- Best time to see; Beginning of May
- Prefecture/ rough access; Nara/ 15 minutes by bus from Nara station
- Highlight; Wisteria and the temple with1300 year history
- Best time to see; The second week of May
- Prefecture/ rough access; Hyogo prefecture/ 2hour from Osaka station, then taking taxi 8 minuets
- Highlight; 7,000 of peonies which are said to originated the one given by the queen of Tang dynasty
- Best time to see; From beginning of May
- Prefecture/ rough access; Nara/ 40 minutes by train from Nara station
Mimurotoji, Azalea, Rosebay, followed by Hydrangea ( in June)
- Highlight; 20,000 of azaleas and 1,000 of rosebay with sanju-no-to (3 story pagoda) in the background
- Best time to see; End of April to middle of May
- Prefecture/ rough access; Kyoto/ 30 minutes by train from Kyoto station, same area as Byodoin temple
These information are as of April 28th, expected bloom date will change depend on weather.