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Kameido Tenjin Shrine (亀戸天神社) is a Shinto shrine located on the east side of Tokyo in Koto ward. It is not only a place to pray butalso a great place to view wisteria. About 200 trees of lovely purple wisteria blossoms dangled from 15 trellises, which mostly hang around the pond.

2017 Season: April 15 – May 7, 2017

It is one of the lesser known flower festivals but equally as beautiful and very accessible to central Tokyo.


04/27/2017: The trellises near the shrine are in full bloom creating a gorgeous canopy over the pond and bridges.

Lovely lavender-colored wisteria flowers dangled from the trellises.

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The spring season in Japan means it is the time for flower viewing. Here are some of the flower festivals held in the country.

Hitachi Seaside Park Flowering 2015Hitachi Seaside Park Flowering 2015
March 21 to May 17, 2015

The 190 hectares park features variety of plants and flowers all year round making it a good destination not only during spring but the rest of the seasons.

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