Ibaraki's Flower Hill Hanazono

A lovely flower & herb garden in Kasama

By Sandra Isaka    - 1 min read

While driving through rice paddies in the countryside in Ibaraki, I noticed many small purple signs that said (in Japanese), 'Flower Hill Hanazono'. We followed the signs and were amazed to find a large, beautifully tended English garden and tea room. Walking around the garden is free, but visitors should take some time to relax on the shop's balcony to enjoy some tea made from herbs grown on the property and a homemade piece of cake. The garden is open from late March to November, and is closed on Wednesdays. 

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Sandra Isaka

Sandra Isaka @sandra.isaka

As an intercultural consultant & Japan travel specialist with 20+ years in Japan, I love sharing my favorite places with others.