Best Spots With Beautiful Flowers In Kansai

Here're best Spots With Beautiful Flowers in Kansai. We released a ranking of reviews about Spots With Beautiful Flowers posted by travel influencers who have actually been to Kansai.

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Just Opened In 2019! 1 million Nomophila flowers at Maishima, Osaka Prefecture! You're encouraged to see the great blue view at seaside by any means. In the site, there're food court and to take a rest and seats to see the landscape leisurely.

Name

Osaka Maishima Seaside Park

Address

2-1 Ryokuchi, Hokukou, Konohana-ku, Osaka-shi, OsakaGoogle Map

Hours

9:00-17:00

Fee

Adult 900 yen、Child 500 yen

How to get there

15 min by bus from Sakurajima Station to Hotel Lodge Maishima.

Parking

Toll parking area is available

2

The Metasequoia Avenue is beautiful every season. Specially in summer, you can see the wonderful scenery of shining greens and the zebra road weaved by lights and shadows.

Name

Metasequoia Avenue

Address

Sawa Makino-cho, Takashima-shi, ShigaGoogle Map

How to get there

6 min by bus from JR Makino Station to Makino Pic Land, then it's located just near. By car, 65 min from Otsu city, 90 min from Kyoto city. Free parking area in Makino Pic Land is available.

Parking

Free parking area is available

3

There7re various kinds of 110 thousand colorful tulips! It's very impressive scenery! We all get excited with this beautiful carpet.

Name

Expo '70 Commemorative Park

Address

Senri Banpaku Koen, Suita-shi, OsakaGoogle Map

How to get there

The nearest stations are Banpaku Kinen Koen Station, and Koen Higashi-guchi (East Gate) Station. The nearst IC is Chugoku Suita IC. 5min from both Meishin Suita IC, and Kinki Suita IC.

Parking

Parking area is available

4

Yanagidani Kannon, famous for hydrangeas. A lot of hydrangeas in the precincts are in full bloom. The colorful flower wash basins placed in various places and the umbrella sky with hydrangea pattern that started this year are also beautiful. Potted hydrangeas were lined up on the steps of the torii next to the main hall, and it was a wonderful photo spot.

Name

Yokokuji-Temple

Address

2Jododanidonodani, Nagaokakyo-shi, Kyoto, JapanGoogle Map

Tel

075-956-0017

Hours

9:00-17:00

How to get there

10 min by car, from Nishiyamatennozan Station

Parking

Parking area is available

5

A flower island, Awaji's famous place 'Hana Sajiki' has 15ha area and 300m high above sea level. The beautiful location with the sea spleding below is truly 'sky flower garden'. In summer, you can enjoy sunflower and salvia.◎Entrance fee: free I enjoyed sunflowers, red and blue salvia in summer.

Name

Awaji Hana Sajiki

Address

2865-4 Kusumoto, Awaji-shi, HyogoGoogle Map

Tel

0799-74-6426

Hours

9:00-17:00

Fee

Adult 0 yen、Child 0 yen

How to get there

By car, 12 min from Awaji IC, 10 min from Higashiura IC.

Parking

Free parking area is available

6

Umami Kyuryo Park has seasonal flowers all around a year, and now, 150 thousand sunflowers are becoming at their best to see in five areas. Under the midsummer sky, we can enjoy refreshing scenery of sunflowers and nature around them at each area.

Name

Umami Kyuryo Park

Address

2202 Samita Kawai-cho, Kitakatsuragi-gun, NaraGoogle Map

Hours

8:00-18:00

Fee

Adult 0 yen、Child 0 yen

How to get there

By car, 15 min from Horyuji IC. Or 2 min walk from Ikebe Station.

Parking

Free parking area is available

7

The magnificent flower fields of canola flower, cherry blossom, and beautiful sky! When all of the three appears at the same time, we can see a photogenic harmony of springtime.

Name

Fujiwara Palace Site

Address

Takadono-cho , Kashihara-shi, NaraGoogle Map

How to get there

By bus, 20min from Yagi Station to Kashihara City's Fujiwara Palace Site Library, then walk 2min. By car, 15min from Yamato Takada Bypass.

Parking

Free parking area is available

8

We cannot always see this flower purification fountain (Chozusha: a place for purification of your hands and mouth before you enter shrines or temples). And the flowers change every season. If you have a good chance to visit, I want you to see it.

Name

Shōrin-ji Temple

Address

15-795 Honmachi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi, KyotoGoogle Map

Tel

075-561-4311

Hours

9:00-17:00

How to get there

7 min walk from Tofukuji Station. 1 min by car or taxi from Kyoto Station.

Parking

Parking area is available

9

We can see the cherry blossom in full bloom and Osaka Castle at the same time in this season. The cherry blossom was late this year, so we could see the castle's blue illumination for the World Autism Awareness Day together. The cherry blossom are going to be at their best, why don't you come?

Name

Osaka Castle

Address

1-1 Osakajo Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, OsakaGoogle Map

Tel

06-6941-3044

Hours

9:00-17:00

How to get there

Osaka Castle Park Station is the nearest. By car or taxi, 20 min from Shin Osaka Station, 15 min from Osaka Station, 25 min from Itami Airport, or 50 min from Kansai International Airport.

Parking

Toll parking area is available

10

You can see the early cherry blossom Kawazu Zakura in Kansai Region not only in Kawazu. If you travel in Kyoto, you're encouraged to visit Yodo Waterway to see Kawazu Zakura. They dyes pink along the river. It becomes at its best in the middle of March. Why don't you come to feel spring?

Name

Yodo Suiro Waterway

Address

150-11 Yodoikegami-cho, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto-shi, KyotoGoogle Map

How to get there

10 min walk from Yodo Station

11

Nagai Botanical Garden has various seasonal plants, though it's located in Osaka city. The best season is May. We can enjoy various flowers such as poppy, rose, and nemophila.

Name

Nagai Botanical Garden

Address

1-23 Nagai Koen, Higashi Sumiyoshi-ku, Osaka-shi, OsakaGoogle Map

How to get there

5 min walk from Tsurugaoka Station

12

Located at Tamba in Hyogo Prefecture, Byakugou-ji Temple is celebrated for the wisteria. You can see wisteria flowers blooming beautifully every year. At night, the wisteria are lit up, and makes very fantastic and beautiful scene. ◎Byakugou-ji Temple will get very crowded during the wisteria season, so it's better for you to visit with enough time. And please have good manners.

Name

Byakugou-ji Temple

Address

709 Byakugouji Ichijima-cho, Tamba-shi, HyogoGoogle Map

How to get there

By car, 10 min from Kasuga IC, or 8 min from Ichijima Station. Parking area is available.

Parking

Parking area is available

13

There're a few people, and we can see the blossoms leisurely. Kawazu Zakura is an early cherry blossom, so we can feel spring earlier. There're other flowers, such as mimosa and tulip, they would make us feel relaxed.

Name

Akashi Kaikyo National Government Park

Address

8-10 Yumebutai, Awaji-shi, HyogoGoogle Map

Tel

0799-72-2000

Hours

9:30-18:00

How to get there

By car, 5 min from Awaji IC, or Higashiura IC.

Parking

Parking area is available

14

Water hyacinth becomes its best to see from the late August to September. It's not a popular flower, but has an attraction makes people want to see again next year! It's nice to see with the setting sun, too! ◎Walk 500 meters to the east from Kintetsu Unebigoryomae Station. For cars, the free parking area is available, but it's possible to be full.

Name

Motoyakushi-ji Temple Site

Address

Kidono-cho, Kashihara-shi, NaraGoogle Map

How to get there

9 min walk from Unebigoryo-mae Station. By car, 40 min from Nara city.

Parking

Parking area is available

15

I visited Reikan-ji Temple while its special opening in spring. There're various kinds and colorful camellia. I found a lovely heart made of small fallen flowers. The special opening is held till 4/7.

Name

Reikan-ji Temple

Address

12 Goshonodan-cho, Shishigatani, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, KyotoGoogle Map

Tel

075-771-4040

How to get there

10 min by car or taxi from Jingu Maruta Machi Station

Parking

No parking area

16

As for plum blossom in Kyoto, Jyonangu Shrine is famous. The weeping plum blossoms all over the garden and fallen camellia flowers are beautiful, and make us feel spring has come. I feel spring when I visit here.

Name

Jyonangu Shrine

Address

7 Nakajimatobarikyu-cho Fushimi-ku, Kyoto-shi, KyotoGoogle Map

Tel

075-623-0846

Hours

9:00-16:30

How to get there

20 min by bus from Kyoto Station (Hachijo Exit). 15 min walk from Takeda Station. 10 min by car or taxi from Kyoto Station, and free parking area is available.

Parking

Parking area is available

17

Fushimi Ward, Kyoto City is a very tasteful place where you can enjoy the cherry blossom trees in full bloom and the ten stone boats of the houseboat. It is said that boat transportation was prosperous as it was known as one of the leading liquor stores in Japan during the Edo period, and the boat at that time was reproduced and operated as a sightseeing tour boat. The cherry blossoms are in full bloom, and the snowstorm and the petals floating in the river are also very beautiful.

Name

Fushimi Jikkoku-bune Boat

Address

Fushimi-ku, Kyoto-shi, KyotoGoogle Map

How to get there

5min walk from Keihan Chushojima Station. Ride a boat near Benten Bridge across the Horikawa River.

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Rose Gardens

AYABE ROSE GARDEN (inside Ayabe Gunze Square)

1 Reviews

AYABE ROSE GARDEN has 120 kinds and 1200 trees of roses. The citizens and volunteers take care of the roses which are worth seeing including 'Souvenir d'Anne Frank' presented by Anne's father.◎Spring Rose Festival held from May to June, many people visit here. 9:00~17:00 No holidays during the festival. No admission fee.

Utsubo Park

1 Reviews

Utsubo Park is a relaxing spot in a town of Osaka. We can see may kinds of roses in its best season. The bronze statue looks like wearing clothes is interesting. There're many benches good for taking a rest.

Nakanoshima Rose Garden

3 Reviews

There're many office buildings in Nakanoshima, Osaka. In this area, Nakanoshima Park has a rose garden, and many people enjoy spring roses in this season. You can find many fashionable cafes, too.

Plum Spots

Jyonangu Shrine

10 Reviews

As for plum blossom in Kyoto, Jyonangu Shrine is famous. The weeping plum blossoms all over the garden and fallen camellia flowers are beautiful, and make us feel spring has come. I feel spring when I visit here.

Izumi Recycle Kankyo Park

5 Reviews

I shot the plum tree with so many blossoms that hide its behind. It sparkles in the sunlight, and the air around is full of plum fragrance. I found many white-eye birds, too! Spring is at its fullest here!

Osaka Castle

11 Reviews

At the renewed plum garden, we can enjoy various kinds of blossoms such as white and green not only pink. What's more, Osaka Castle with emerald green roofs behind the blossoms are very impressive.

Cherry Blossom Spots

Fushimi Jikkoku-bune Boat

8 Reviews

Jikkoku-bune boat of Kyoto Fushimi commands the particularly beautiful scene of cherry blossom in spring. What's more, the scenery of the boat going between the cherry blossom raft which appears when they're out of bloom on the water surface, is amazing! People can enjoy this scenery for a while even after the cherry blossoms fall.

Yodo Suiro Waterway

7 Reviews

You can see the early cherry blossom Kawazu Zakura in Kansai Region not only in Kawazu. If you travel in Kyoto, you're encouraged to visit Yodo Waterway to see Kawazu Zakura. They dyes pink along the river. It becomes at its best in the middle of March. Why don't you come to feel spring?

Hikone Castle

7 Reviews

Hikone Castle is a popular cherry blossom spot in Shiga. When the blossoms begin to fall, many rafts of petals appear on the moat and make the cherry blossom reflections more beautiful. If you want to take photos, after the lights-out is better than when it's lighted. There're less people and you can take the whole cherry blossom equally in your photos without going whitish. You're encouraged to come to Shiga!

Sunflower Spots

Sunflower Hill Park

4 Reviews

400,000 sunflowers are in full bloom at Himawari no Oka Park in Ono City, Hyogo Prefecture. A sunflower that blooms towards the sun. The whole field looks like a yellow carpet and is wonderful. You can get power just by looking at the bright and healthy image of sunflowers.

Umami Kyuryo Park

9 Reviews

Umami Kyuryo Park has seasonal flowers all around a year, and now, 150 thousand sunflowers are becoming at their best to see in five areas. Under the midsummer sky, we can enjoy refreshing scenery of sunflowers and nature around them at each area.

Late Sunflower In Oharano

1 Reviews

This sunflower field reaches its best season in September every year. Under the high blue sky in autumn, 15000 sunflowers including rare red ones swing in the breeze. Many people visit here to see the beautiful scenery of the sky, sunflowers, mountains and rice fields.◎This is 5th year of the field where the sunflowers are planted later to enjoy them during September. It has become popular year after year. On September 17th, flowering event is going to be held.

Rape Blossoms Spots

Fujiwara Palace Site

9 Reviews

The magnificent flower fields of canola flower, cherry blossom, and beautiful sky! When all of the three appears at the same time, we can see a photogenic harmony of springtime.

Daiichi Nagisa Park

6 Reviews

Daiichi Nagisa Park has early canola flowers. Canola flower would bloom in spring though, we can see them from around January. What's more, on sunny days, I like this beautiful scenery of mountains and Lake Bia behind the flowers.

Awaji Hana Sajiki

7 Reviews

You can make nice memories with your families, friends and boyfriends. The canola flowers are shifted to bloom various terms, so as to see the full-bloom flowers whenever we visit here. I think it's nice to visit in May when the temperature becomes warm.

Cosmos Spots

Han'nya-ji Temple

10 Reviews

Han'nya-ji Temple is well known as a cosmos temple. From September to November, there're 150 thousand and 30 kinds of cosmos are in bloom. It's very photogenic to take pictures of a temple and 13 storied stone pagoda over the cosmos!◎Parking lot is free during weekdays. On holidays, one car for 1 hour will be free, but more than that, you need 500yen.

Fujiwara Palace Site

9 Reviews

In summer, you can see 11 kinds of water lily at 3000 square meters pond. Fujiwara Palace Site is a great place which has canola flower and cherry blossom in spring, and cosmos in autumn, so you can feel relaxed here.

Yume Cosmos Garden

4 Reviews

Yume Cosmos Garden, at Kameoka in Kyoto, has 20 kinds and 8 million cosmos in its best season. You can see the cosmos in color we can rarely see at other places!

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Shiga

Metasequoia Avenue

18 Reviews

The Metasequoia Avenue is beautiful every season. Specially in summer, you can see the wonderful scenery of shining greens and the zebra road weaved by lights and shadows.

Daiichi Nagisa Park

6 Reviews

Daiichi Nagisa Park has early canola flowers. Canola flower would bloom in spring though, we can see them from around January. What's more, on sunny days, I like this beautiful scenery of mountains and Lake Bia behind the flowers.

MIHO MUSEUM

6 Reviews

MIHO MUSEUM was designed by a world-famous architect, Ieoh Ming Pei. There're a tunnel and approach to a suspension bridge where LOUIS VUITTON had its collection show in 2017. We can see this scenery with cherry blossom in this season.

Nara

Umami Kyuryo Park

9 Reviews

Umami Kyuryo Park has seasonal flowers all around a year, and now, 150 thousand sunflowers are becoming at their best to see in five areas. Under the midsummer sky, we can enjoy refreshing scenery of sunflowers and nature around them at each area.

Fujiwara Palace Site

9 Reviews

The magnificent flower fields of canola flower, cherry blossom, and beautiful sky! When all of the three appears at the same time, we can see a photogenic harmony of springtime.

Motoyakushi-ji Temple Site

5 Reviews

Water hyacinth becomes its best to see from the late August to September. It's not a popular flower, but has an attraction makes people want to see again next year! It's nice to see with the setting sun, too! ◎Walk 500 meters to the east from Kintetsu Unebigoryomae Station. For cars, the free parking area is available, but it's possible to be full.

Kyoto

Yokokuji-Temple

16 Reviews

Yanagidani Kannon, famous for hydrangeas. A lot of hydrangeas in the precincts are in full bloom. The colorful flower wash basins placed in various places and the umbrella sky with hydrangea pattern that started this year are also beautiful. Potted hydrangeas were lined up on the steps of the torii next to the main hall, and it was a wonderful photo spot.

Shōrin-ji Temple

14 Reviews

We cannot always see this flower purification fountain (Chozusha: a place for purification of your hands and mouth before you enter shrines or temples). And the flowers change every season. If you have a good chance to visit, I want you to see it.

Yodo Suiro Waterway

7 Reviews

You can see the early cherry blossom Kawazu Zakura in Kansai Region not only in Kawazu. If you travel in Kyoto, you're encouraged to visit Yodo Waterway to see Kawazu Zakura. They dyes pink along the river. It becomes at its best in the middle of March. Why don't you come to feel spring?

Hyogo

Awaji Hana Sajiki

7 Reviews

A flower island, Awaji's famous place 'Hana Sajiki' has 15ha area and 300m high above sea level. The beautiful location with the sea spleding below is truly 'sky flower garden'. In summer, you can enjoy sunflower and salvia.◎Entrance fee: free I enjoyed sunflowers, red and blue salvia in summer.

Akashi Kaikyo National Government Park

9 Reviews

There're a few people, and we can see the blossoms leisurely. Kawazu Zakura is an early cherry blossom, so we can feel spring earlier. There're other flowers, such as mimosa and tulip, they would make us feel relaxed.

Byakugou-ji Temple

7 Reviews

Located at Tamba in Hyogo Prefecture, Byakugou-ji Temple is celebrated for the wisteria. You can see wisteria flowers blooming beautifully every year. At night, the wisteria are lit up, and makes very fantastic and beautiful scene. ◎Byakugou-ji Temple will get very crowded during the wisteria season, so it's better for you to visit with enough time. And please have good manners.

Wakayama

Oishi Kogen Highlands 

6 Reviews

Oishi Highland is good sunset view spot with the Japanese pampas grass shining in the evening glow. Autumn is the best season to see these pampas grass. And the temperature is low, you need to prepare winter clothes.

Wakayama Castle

1 Reviews

Wakayama Castle belonged to Kishu Tokugawa Family, which is one of the three Tokugawa Families. It's a famous cherry blossom viewing spot in spring. Many people come to enjoy cherry blossoms during its Sakura Festival!

Washigamine Cosmos Park

3 Reviews

Driving up the steep mountain road, we arrived at a cosmos field that commands the sky filled up many stars. On the opposite side, we can see the wonderful night view of town lights.◎30 min (15 km) by car from Arita IC of Hanwa Expressway.

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