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Mito Hydrangea Festival

2014/05/26

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June 15(Sun) ~ July 6(Sun)

“Hydrangea Festival”(Ajisai Matsuri) is one of the summer features of Mito and will be held in Howaen and historical sites around the area.

 1.5 hectares of this Jpnanese-style garden is adorned with about 6000 shrubs of Hydrangea in 60 varieties of hortensia and lacecap hydrangea.

Pink flowers are mixed among blue and white ones.1

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In the garden, we can see these rare species.

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Tokugawa Mitsukuni named the garden“Howaen”

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During the festival, there will be many wonderful events, such as a tea ceremony in open space and photo contests.

Please come and enjoy our Hydrangea Festival!!

place

Howaen and historic sites around the area

access

train

Ueno sta.:JR Joban line(ex.)→ Mito station(65min.)

Iwaki sta.:JR Joban line(ex.)→ Mito station(61min.)

Oyama sta.:JR Mito line → Mito station(89min.)

 

✪From Mito sta. : bus‘Ibaraki University and Watari’

 via Sakae-tyo from bus stop no.7

→ Suehiro-tyo 3 tyoume(15min,)

car

Joban Expy. :  get off at Mito Interchange and

20 minutes’drive from the interchange

Inquiry

Mito city tourism section  : 029-232-9189

tourism@city.mito.lg.jp

Mito tourism association  : http://www.mitokoumon.com/