“Japan’s 31 most beautiful places” was announced by CNN,Cable News Network.

 

Kawachi-Fujien, Fukuoka is one of them.

The best season for the tunnel of wisteria flowers is the middle of April to the middle of May.

Also, you can enjoy viewing maples in the middle of November to early December.

Here are tips for you.

 

Kawachi-Fujien, Fukuoka

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Address: 2-2-48 Kawachi, Yahatahigashi-ku, Kitakyūshū-shi, Fukuoka-ken 805-0045

Map of Kawachi-Fujien

 

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How to access Kawachi-Fujien

Shuttle bus will be operated between JR Yahata station (八幡駅) and Kawachi-Fujinen (河内藤園) from April 22 to May 7.

From 9:00 to 15:00 and from 2 to 4 buses per hour depending on the schedule.

It takes about 10 km and about 20 mins from JR Yahata station to Kawachi-Fujinen by taxi.

 

Opening seasons and hours

Opening season:

In the middle of April to the middle of May (wisteria)
In the middle of November to early December (maple)

Opening hours:

From 8:00 to 18:00

 

Entrance fee

Entrance fee: 500 – 1,500 (It depends on the season.)

500 yen : Start of blooming and finished
1,000 yen : Mid of Start of blooming and fully blooming
1,500 yen : Fully blooming
Free : Up to high school students

Important!

A ticket is needed from 4/22 (Sat) to 5/7 (Sunday) around Golden Week holidays in Japan.

You can purchase a ticket at a convenience stores which are only Seven Eleven and Family Mart located in Japan.

Yon can not get in the entrance from 4/22 to 5/7, if you don’t have a ticket with you.

 

The admission fee is subject to fluctuation according to the blooming condition.

When a difference (e.g. 500 yen / 1,000 yen) comes out to convenience store ticket and entrance fee, you need to pay in cash at the entrance of the park.

Tickets are “date-designated entrance tickets” and refunds and refunds can not be made even if you don’t show up at the designated time.

* It is possible to use it on another day only when it becomes closed due to the influence of natural disasters or etc. on that day.
You need to choose every two hours for entry time when you purchase tickets. (You can leave any time once you get in.)

 

How to buy the ticket

Tickets can be purchased after 3/15.

Buy at Seven Eleven

Buy at Family Mart

*Only Japanese is available.

Reference:
http://kawachi-fujien.com/