Ashikaga Flower Park in May - Part 2

Silent beauty of light-up wisteria

By Tomoko Kamishima   May 8, 2013 - 1 min read

The aroma of wisteria blossoms is in the night air. People who came here in the daytime are still enjoying flowers even at night in a tunnel of white wisteria, under the 1000 square meter purple wisteria trellis, or in the benches on the water looking up at the distant view of flowers.

Ashikaga Flower Park has 6 species and 350 wisteria trees in the garden. The din and bustle of the daytime has quieted down here in the darkness, and everyone seems to be impressed by the silent beauty of this magnificent light-up. Read part 1

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Tomoko Kamishima

Tomoko Kamishima @Tomoko Kamishima

Japan is a small island nation, but we have a huge number of surprising things to discover here. Many of these delights can be found when you step off the main street onto small side paths. I really enjoy studying about and researching various aspects of traditional Japanese culture, and then sharing this information with visitors to Japan. I hope you will enjoy it, too! ARTICLE INDEX & PHOTOS:  An index of most of my Japan Travel articles can be found at the entry page of my blog, and my photos are shown here.  日本はとても小さな国ですが、大通りから一本小道に入ればたくさんの発見があります。日本人が積み重ねてきた歴史を学びながら、古い建物や庭を訪ね、物語の舞台となった景色を眺めて、皆様といっしょに日本文化の奥深さを探求していきたいと思います。