A new tourist spot was added to “Kyoto Gyoen National Park” where “Kyoto Imperial Palace” is located in. The facility originally for welcoming the state guest, called “Kyoto State Guest House”, is now generally open to the public.
The golden-shining temple look not to need flowers normally. However, purple Iris well suits it. One of Kyoto’s most famous temple. The structure was completely covered in gold leaf.
The iris which has been crowded in this pond since ancient times has reached today with being loved by people and protected.
On the mountain of silence, a sacred shrine stands decorated with Iris japonica.
“Jonangu Shrine” is one of the famous spots for wisteria in Kyoto.
Wow, hurry to go see! They are already in full bloom.
From the Middle Ages (5 to 600 years ago), ”Ichihatsu” is a type of iris which has been cultivated as ornamental plant. It is called “Ichihatsu” (meaning the first beginning) for earliest blooming.