Most viewed - Ashikaga Flower Park あしかがフラワーパーク
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Ashikaga Flower Park is home to one of Japan's largest wisteria trellis and numerous wisteria trees/vines. Besides purple wisteria, it also boasts white and yellow wisteria. Entrance to the park..333 views
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Long line for the shuttle bus to Ashikaga Flower Park.267 views
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Shuttle bus in front of Ashikaga-shi Station going to Ashikaga Flower Park. Bus fare is 300 yen one way, taking about 15 min. The bus leaves once an hour, but more often if there's a large crowd.244 views
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Ashikaga-shi Station on the Tobu Isezaki Line. It takes about 2 hours from central Tokyo. Connected to the Hanzomon Line.234 views
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Map of Ashikaga Flower Park. It's large, but compact enough to walk around and see everything. They also light up the flowers at night until 9 pm.200 views
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Giant Wisteria at Ashikaga Flower Park in Ashikaga, Tochigi. The trellis is huge and the wisteria strands are long. Super awesome.197 views
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Tunnel of White Wisteria is one of a kind in the world at Ashikaga Flower Park.125 views
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Ashikaga Flower Park, Tochigi.114 views
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Flower Stage112 views
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A semi-ring of chairs in front of the Flower Stage. The ceiling has light pink wisteria. うす紅の棚108 views
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Wisteria noodles104 views
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Entrance to Ashikaga Flower Park is guarded by these yellow wisteria. Admission is a pricey 1,700 yen during the wisteria season from late April to early May. It's worth it during peak bloom.102 views
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The main and spectacular attraction is this Giant Wisteria (大藤) on a expansive trellis. 101 views
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This wisteria tree is about 140 years old. It was transplanted here in Feb. 1996.98 views
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The park's parking lot had many tour buses. Crowded even on weekdays during wisteria season. But fewer people in the late afternoon.98 views
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Tunnel of White Wisteria goes for 76.5 meters.97 views
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Yellow wisteria at Ashikagae Flower Park.95 views
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Wisteria kamaboko fish cake.95 views
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Flower beds near the entrance.94 views
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Tunnel of Yellow Wisteria.93 views
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Gift shop at the park entrance. When you enter the park, you enter here first (and last).89 views
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Usubeni Bridge (Light Pink Bridge) with a canopy of light pink wisteria at Ashikaga Flower Park in Ashikaga, Tochigi. うす紅橋86 views
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White Wisteria Waterfall. 白藤の滝84 views
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White Wisteria Waterfall. 白藤の滝83 views
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Yae-fuji wisteria features more flower petals, making the flower look more like little balls. 八重藤75 views
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A small shrine under the Giant Wisteria.74 views
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White Wisteria Waterfall. 白藤の滝74 views
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About the Tunnel of White Wisteria. 71 views
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White Wisteria Waterfall. 白藤の滝70 views
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The wisteria strands can be as long as 1.8 meters.63 views
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Yae-fuji wisteria trellis. Yae-fuji features more flower petals, making the flower look more like little balls. 八重藤62 views
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The Giant Wisteria extends over 36 meters by 33 meters. About the same as a large hotel ballroom or a whopping 600 tatami mats. The trellis was only 50 tatami mats when it was transplanted here.62 views
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Yae-fuji wisteria trellis. Yae-fuji features more flower petals, making the flower look more like little balls. 八重藤61 views
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Yellow wisteria61 views
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Yae-fuji wisteria trellis.59 views
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Another large wisteria trellis. 大長藤58 views
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Purple Wisteria Trellis. むらさき藤棚58 views
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Tunnel of White Wisteria. 57 views
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Tunnel of White Wisteria. 57 views
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Another large wisteria trellis. 57 views
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Usubeni Bridge (Light Pink Bridge) with a canopy of light pink wisteria. うす紅橋56 views
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Yae-fuji wisteria features more flower petals, making the flower look more like little balls. 八重藤56 views
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Wisteria and azalea56 views
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Yet another large wisteria trellis, called Purple Wisteria Trellis. むらさき藤棚56 views
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Yellow wisteria selling for 4,000 yen.56 views
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Many wisteria trees decorate the park paths.55 views
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White wisteria in the Tunnel of White Wisteria. 53 views
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Usubeni Bridge (Light Pink Bridge) with a canopy of light pink wisteria. うす紅橋52 views
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Usubeni Bridge (Light Pink Bridge) with a canopy of light pink wisteria. うす紅橋52 views
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The Tunnel of White Wisteria has wisteria trees planted on both sides. 52 views
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Exit/entrance of Tunnel of White Wisteria. 52 views
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Floating Flower Pyramids 水上花壇52 views
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The flower park also sells potted plants including wisteria.52 views
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Yellow wisteria51 views
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Wisteria Dome 藤のドーム51 views
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Rhododendron forest. しゃくなげの森50 views
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The other side of the White Wisteria Waterfall is also a sight to behold. 白藤の滝49 views
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Entrance to an area called the Sea of Azaleas. ツツジの海49 views
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Among the food booths was this ice cream stand selling wisteria ice cream for 350 yen.49 views
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Path of azalea.48 views
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Yae-fuji wisteria47 views
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Rhododendron47 views
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Wisteria ice cream does taste like wisteria. It was good and not too sweet. 藤ソフト47 views
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Rhododendron46 views
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The flower park also sells potted plants including wisteria.45 views
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Another focal point is this tunnel of yellow wisteria called Kibana-fuji. きばな藤のトンネル44 views
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White Wisteria Waterfall. 白藤の滝44 views
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Rhododendron44 views
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White Wisteria Waterfall. 白藤の滝43 views
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Hibiscus too.43 views
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This supposed to be a purple wisteria screen, but there was none.42 views
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Rhododendron42 views
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Rhododendron42 views
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Wisteria Dome 藤のドーム42 views
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Pruning the withered flowers.41 views
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Purple Wisteria Trellis. むらさき藤棚41 views
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Margaret41 views
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Purple wisteria which finished blooming is sold for half price.41 views
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Rhododendron40 views
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Another massive flower display is this White Wisteria Waterfall. 白藤の滝39 views
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Rest area お休みひろば39 views
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Path of wisteria.38 views
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Bougainvillea37 views
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