Here’s Why You Need To Visit Japan’s Wisteria Tunnel

    Every spring, Japan welcomes thousands of travellers from around the world who visit the country to witness the country’s cherry blossoms, but the season also brings several other stunning blooms to admire.

    Photo: Atlas Obsecura

    Every year Japan sees the blossoming of the beautiful Wisteria, also known as ‘Fiji’ in Japan.

    It is Japan’s second favorite flower, known to turn into large tunnels due to their ability to bend.

    Photo: Atlas Obsecura

    Wisterias typically bloom around late April and early May, with slight variations depending on the type of wisteria in bloom.

    Photo: Tourism on the Edge

    The perfect place to catch the Wisterias in full bloom is the Ashikaga Flower Park. It has a Kibana Wisteria Tunnel where visitors can take a stroll underneath and click beautiful pictures to brighten their Insta-feed.

    Photo: Tourism on the Edge

    It is home to over 350 kinds of Wisteria trees ranging from light violets to pink, purple, whites and yellow.

    Photo: Japan Guide

    The pale red wisteria typically reach full bloom around mid to late April, while white wisteria reach full bloom around early May and the Kibana wisteria reach full bloom around early to mid May.


    Angel Srivastava
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