Botanical Garden

Enjoy a Delicious Meal and See Summer Fireflies at This Hotel in Tokyo

Japan is a magical place to experience fireflies. It is a symbol of the country’s intriguing beauty during the summer season. There are annual firefly watching events that allow people to see these beautiful creatures, which are now becoming a rare sight. If you haven’t heard of these events before or you’re interested in experiencing…

3 Things That Make This Illumination Wonderland a Must-Visit in Japan

With the recent hype about Mie’s ninja museums (伊賀流忍者博物館) and trick houses, you may be lured to go out of your way just to catch a glimpse of these innovative and fun attractions. Yet, another thing you need to know is that beyond shinobis (ninjas) and shurikens, Mie (三重) has another ace up its sleeve…

Relax and Unwind in the Beautiful Awaji Hanasajiki Garden

Looking for a nice relaxing garden to enjoy some beautiful flowers in the weekend but do not want the hassle of traveling all the way to Hokkaido to do so? Why not stop by Awaji Hanasajiki, a garden located in Awajishima. Author’s photo Various flowers are grown at different times in the year depending on…

Great rainy journey surrounded by an ocean of iris flowers!

The moment your eyes would set on this place, it immediately transports you to an alternate romantic dream, surrounded by the exquisite sea of flowers of this Iris garden, you may never want to leave! Author’s photo Author’s photo Suigō Sawara Aquatic Botanical Garden hosts the largest collection of Irises in Asia, with over 6…

3 Famous Plants and Flowers in Japan

Sakura may be seen as the ultimate Japanese flower, but the beautiful Japanese climate means there is a place for many other plants that take quite a significant influence in the Japanese culture. The following list enumerates some more of such plants. 1. Japanese pine (Matsu) jp.fotolia.com/ Japanese pine is an important part of the…

Nabana-no-Sato: When Nature meets Technology!

People often describe Nabana-no-Sato as the best and biggest illumination display in Japan. Located in Mie Prefecture, Nabana-no-Sato is a botanical garden famous by its broad flower exhibition. During winter until early spring time, the lights covers all the place with a magnificent winter illumination. The Flowers Area k-kabegami.sakura.ne.jp/ This place is a part of…

2 Places to escape from the noisy city of Nagoya

If you have been living in a busy City for quite a long time and need some places where you can unwind, relax and release the tension from a stressful work or surroundings, Higashiyama Zoo, and Botanical garden is exactly the right place for you. 1. Higashiyama Park This place so-called haven is a combination…

Day trip to the Zoo and Botanical gardens of Nagoya

Nagoya zoo and the botanical gardens are situated at Higashiyama. It is called the Hiashiyama park as a whole which consists of the zoo, botanical garden, an amusement area with a sky tower, monorails etc., and a children’s zoo. There are hundreds of species of animals and plants inside this park. The entry pass costs…