Kawachi Fuji Gardens. Japan
Do you like flowers? Even if not much, you will be impressed by this flower garden! Kawachi Fuji Garden is located in the town of Kitakyushu, not very far from the bustling Tokyo. This amazing place – a series of tunnels Wisteria consisting of millions of incredibly beautiful flowers.
They say the tunnel of white wisteria, with length of 80 meters, is the most spectacular in the whole garden. White brushes of flowers and delicate sweet flavor won’t leave you indifferent. The Japanese themselves call this tunnel “The Road of Happiness”. Wisteria is a symbol of Japan, “Fuji” in Japanese. Even the highest mountain in Japan, Fujiyama – means “Mountain of Wisteria.” Wisteria symbolizes youth, poetry, female beauty, healing and protection. This plant isn’t inferior to the popularity of the famous Japanese Sakura!
Appearance of tunnels constantly changes, depending on the season and light. These amazing floral tunnels are painted in different colors and shades. Here are about 150 Wisteria flowering plants of 20 different species (white, yellow, green, blue, purple, violet-blue and pink). This makes the tunnel so colorful and spellbinding. Being here, you might want to stop and examine all these tiny pastel-colored petals.
The height of these plants reaches 18 meters. They can easily braid the constructed for their support wireframes and create blooming tunnels, hanging down as colorful garlands. To enjoy all the beauty of flowering wisteria it is recommended to come here in late April – middle May. Unfortunately, wisteria blooms to full flower not every year, but even in the weak flowering garden looks adorable!
Wisteria Tunnel is one of the most striking sights of Japan and definitely one of the most beautiful places on Earth. If you go into the tunnel, you won’t stop half way, and will definitely want to go to the end!