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    Flowers in July

    Most parts of Japan get into Tsuyu ( rainy season ), which lasts from the beginning of June to mid July. Though it's not the most suitable season for sightseeing, temple gardens get so lively and attractive in rain.
    Here are some of the best spots to see flowers in June.

    Ajisai (Hydrangea)

    Hydrengea in rainy day is really great. Some temples hold hydrangea viewing festival during this season.

    June 5 - July 3
    Fujinomori Jinja Shrine

    About 3,500 hydrangea flowers bloom in this shrine garden.


    • [ Fujinomori Jinja Shrine ]
    • Tel : 075-641-1045
    • Access : JR Nara-line JR"Fujinomori"


    JUN.1 - JUL.10
    Mimuroto-ji Temple

    About 10,000 hydrangea shrubs of 50 different varieties grow in this temple compound.
    Night light-up is on JUN.12,13, 19, 20, 26, and 27 7:00PM - 9:00PM.


    • [ Mimuroto-ji Temple ]
    • Tel : 0774-21-2067
    • Access : Keihan Railway Uji-line "Mimurodo" Station

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    Kikyo ( Balloon Flower )
    Jun.25 - Jul.18
    Tentoku-in Temple ( Sub temple of Tofukuji )

    Lovely balloon flowers can be seen is the Momoyama period Zen garden.
    Tentoku-in temple is open to the public in early summer for balloon flowers and in autumn for maple leaves.


    • [ Tofukuji-Temple Tentokuin ]
    • Tel : 075-561-5239
    • Access : City Bus No.208 "Tofukuji"
    •  JR "Tofukuji" Station

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