10 Photos That Illustrate How ENCHANTING Japan’s Wisteria Festival Is

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Japan’s famous for it’s cherry blossoms, but spring time offers much more because the country also puts on its Great Wisteria Festival and shows off these incredible blossoms. Each spring, the Ashikaga Flower Park located in Tochigi transforms into a floral wonderland with breathtaking display of colors. The park is home to more than 350 wisteria trees, some of which are over 150 years old.

Below you’ll find some amazing photos of these wisteria trees which will make you want to pack your bags and head to Japan this spring.

Spring is arguably the best time to go to Japan.

Aside from the cherry blossoms, there’s the Great Wisteria Festival.

The festival takes place in the Ashikaga Flower Park where more than 350 wisteria flowers are in full bloom.

The park is located in Tochigi which takes two hours to reach by train from Tokyo.

One of the features is an 80-meter tunnel adorned with white wisteria flowers.

Some of the trees in the park are over 150 years old.

The whole park comes alive with captivating colors.

The wisteria is native to Japan so it’s no surprise tourists flock here every spring.

The 2017 Great Wisteria Festival will start on April 17 and ends late May.

If you have a chance, visit Japan and witness this one of a kind festival.

Ashikaga Flower Shop

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