Friday, April 11, 2014

Sakura at Showa Kinen Koen @ Tachikawa, Tokyo, Japan

Showa Kinen Koen is probably Tokyo answer for Keukenhof in Lisse, Holland. The park have abundance of tulips and they have cherry blossoms here but Keukenhof does not have it. Showa Kinen Koen is one of the largest park in Tokyo. The variety of flowers here, tulips, nanohara, cherry trees & lavender, makes this park have a unique view of spring in Japan. If you like cycling, you can also rent a bicycle to go around the park 14 kilometres track.


Wonderful sakura at Showa Kinen Koen.

My ticket for entrance.


Colourful channel.

First sight of sakura in the park.

Tulip garden.

Flowers.

More variety of tulips.



Comparable to Keukenhof. Hooray, Asian can go to Japan to view tulip garden now.

Some lavender.

Family enjoying the park.

More tulips.

Pink tulips.

Beautiful. Combination of tulips, lavender & cherry blossoms.

White & purple tulips.

Yellow tulips full bloom as well.

Tulips with sakura.

Lavender garden.

Nanohara and cherry trees.

Long gingko trees boulevard. Main attraction during autumn.

Me surrounded by nanohara.

Entrance fee: 410 Yen for adult.
GPS/Coordinate: 35.702517, 139.403636
Address: 190-0014 Tokyo, Tachikawa, Midoricho, 3173
Transport: JR Chuo line Nishi-Tachikawa Station. 45 minutes from Shinjuku station.

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