Although it is not well known, there is a neat hydrangea garden behind the main hall of “Shinnyo-do Temple” (entrance free). Still in full bloom. It is a hydrangea spot that is still in time.
At this time, not only hydrangea but also ”bellflower” is in bloom with remarkable beauty.
And is the garden of Tentokuin temple, one of the sub-temples of Tofukuji temple, is known as the blooming garden of bellflower and is open to the public only during the blooming season.
“Tsu-yu”(Rainy Season) at Mimurotoji Temple, here appears an Ajisai(Hydrangea) blue world. This temple located at south side of Kyoto has a very famous garden where 10,000-Hydrangea are planted at.
If you visit “Sanjusangendo Temple” or “Kyoto National Museum”, stop by this “Chishaku-in Temple” as well. Hydrangea is at its best now.
Syodenji – also “Shakkei” of Mt. Hiei.
And also David Bowie loved.
This temple was originally built as an emperor’s villa, making use of the scenery of Mt. Hiei as it is in the scenery of the garden.
Shisendo temple is one of Satsuki-azalea’s most famous spots in Kyoto.
“Tofukuji temple” is one of the oldest and largest monasteries in Japan. And the wooden bridge with roof crossing the valley in the precinct which is wrapped with about 2 thousand maple trees is called “Tuten-kyo bridge”, and is very famous as a sight for autumn leaves.
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.
Mimurotoji Temple has a hill where 20 thousand azaleas and 1,000 rhododendrons are planted. The azaleas’s best time has passed a little, but rhododendrons are now.