Iris Gardens in & around Tokyo

There are a number of gardens in the Tokyo area where one can view Japanese water irises (花菖蒲, hanashobu) in bloom. The flowers are usually at their most beautiful in June. Below is a list of some of the best locations to see them. 


Hondoji, Chiba



TOKYO

Nezu Museum, Minato Ward

Koishikawa Korakuen Garden, Bunkyo Ward

Meiji Jingu Inner Garden, Shibuya Ward

Imperial Palace East Garden, Chiyoda Ward

Horikiri Iris Garden & Mizumoto Park, Katsushika Ward

Kiyosumi Garden, Koto Ward

Shobunuma Park, Kita Ayase, Adachi Ward

Shakuji Park, Nerima Ward

Koiwa Iris Garden, Edogawa Ward

Fukiage Iris Garden, Ome

KANAGAWA

Yokosuka Iris Garden, Yokosuka

Sagamihama Park, Sagamihara

Ikutaryokuchi Shobu Pond, Kawasaki

Meigetsuin Temple, Kamakura

Sankeien Garden, Yokohama

CHIBA

Hondoji Temple, Matsudo

Suigo Sawara Aquatic Botanical Garden, Sawara

IBARAKI

Suigo Itako Ayame-en, Itako

SAITAMA

Shobu Joshi Ayame Garden, Kuki

Mizumoto Koen’s Iris Festival


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