Tucked into the beautiful city of Kitakyushu in the Fukuoka Prefecture of Japan, is the stunning Kawachi Fujien Garden. Taken straight out of a picture book, the Kawachi Fujien Garden is definitely a fantasy like collection of vibrantly colored Wisteria flowers that offer visitors a visual treat. The best time to visit the Kawachi Fujien Garden in 2017 is between mid April and May as the Wisteria flowers are expected to be at their best. Japan offers endless examples of natural beauty but not many can compare to the Kawachi Fujien Garden in Kitakyushu.
Wisteria Flowers at Kawachi Fujien Garden
The Wisteria flowers at Kawachi Fujien are the main focus as they are spread about the landscape creating a uniquely beautiful sight. The collection of Wisteria flowers at Kawachi Fujien is said to be one of the biggest and most elaborate measuring in at 10,000 square meters with a collection of about 150 Wisteria trees.
The Wisteria flowers are known to grow all around Japan; providing a beautiful contrast of colors but at the Kawachi Fujien Garden in Kitakyushu visitors will find the most extensive and beautiful collection of Wisteria flower as there are over 20 different varieties.
The Wisteria Tunnels at Kawachi Fujien Garden
Visitors from around Japan, as well as the world, flock to see the Wisteria tunnels at Kawachi Fujien Garden in Kitakyushu. Two Wisteria tunnels, one 230 meters long and the second at 80 meters long, are surely the main attraction at the Kawachi Fujien Garden.
The Wisteria tunnels are elaborately decorated in a myriad of colors stretching out creating a colorful picture of purple, and white Wisteria flowers ascending from the sky. Visitors will surely feel as if they had stepped into a world of vibrant colors and imagery. The Wisteria tunnels at Kawachi Fujien Garden are a must-see when visiting Kitakyushu in the Fukuoka Prefecture.
The Kawachi Fujien Garden
Although the Wisteria tunnels are the main attraction at the Kawachi Fujien Garden in Kitakyushu, the beauty doesn’t stop there as there are beautiful Wisteria flowers stretched across the landscape. The sheer size of the Kawachi Fujien Garden allows visitors to roam freely and take in the natural beauty and colors of the Wisteria flowers. The collection of Wisteria flowers and trees offer visitors a picturesque experience.
|Ticket Type||Adult(age 16~)||Child(age 4 to 15)|
|General Admission Ticket||500 yen||Free|
|Intermediate Ticket||1,000 yen||Free|
|All Park Pass Ticket||1,500 yen||Free|
*Generally you can buy a ticket upon entrance but between April 22nd to May 7th advanced purchases will be required at any Seven-Eleven or Family Mart Store in Japan or entrance will not be granted!
Getting there is a 15 minute walk from Kawachi Shogakko Mae bus stop. If you have any questions please feel free to contact us on our chat.
From Fukuoka Airport
Fukuoka Airport Station (Subway) → Hakata Station (JR line) → Orio Station (JR line) → Yahata Station → Kawachi Shogakko Mae (Bus) → 15 minute walk to Kawachi Fujien Garden (About 90 minutes)
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Kawachi Fujien Garden
Address: 2-2-48 Kawachi, Yahatahigashi Ward, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka Prefecture
Access: 15 minute walk from Kawachi Shogakko Mae bus stop
Hours: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Viewing Period: Mid April – Mid May
*Peak viewing time is between April 22nd to May 7th there advanced purchases will be required at any Seven-Eleven or Family Mart Store in Japan or entrance will not be granted!
500 yen – 1500 yen depending on which viewing area visitors chose to see
Children are free
Website: Kawachi Fujien Official Site (Japanese)