New Year's Peony Exhibition

A free event at Botanen, Japan's largest peony garden

Jan 8th
Jan 23rd
Venue: Botanen, Saitama When: Jan 8th - Jan 23rd 2022

To welcome in the New Year, Saitama's Botanen (Peony Garden) in Higashimatsuyama is hosting a free peony exhibition. The venue opened in 1990 and is one of the leading peony gardens in the Kanto region – it's home to approximately 6500 peony flowers from 100 varieties during peak season.

This specific event incorporates peonies sourced from Daikon Island in Shimane Prefecture, which have been cultivated using special technology allowing them to bloom in winter.

If you miss the New Year's exhibition, the garden also hosts a springtime peony festival during the mid April to early May timeframe.

Getting there

Botanen is located approximately 15 minutes drive from the Higashimatsuyama exit of the Kanetsu expressway.

For those visiting via public transport, head to Higashimatsuyama Station which is served by the Tōbu Tōjō Line. From there, take the Higashimatsuyama City Circulation Bus (Oya Route) until you reach the Higashimatsuyama Botanen Minami stop. The garden is around 10 minutes on foot from there.

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Elena Lisina a month ago
This is incredible!
Elena Lisina a month ago
Yes, there are also similar events in Ashikaga Flower park.