Sukagawa Botan-en Peony Garden

Sukagawa Botan-en Peony Garden

This peony garden is three times the size of Tokyo Dome, and has 290 varieties of peony, totalling 7,000 flowers. Key features of Sukagawa Botan-en Peony Garden include its 200 year-old peony plants, the 'Showa-no-yume' variety of peony unique to Sukagawa City, and a rare 'Toryo' Chinese peony presented by a representative from Luoyang, Sukagawa's sister-city in China. The deep purple of the Japanese peonies that grow in the garden are also very popular. Volunteer guides are ready to show visitors around the park for not extra charge. The Sukagawa Peony Garden is the only such garden in Japan to be designated as a Spot of Natural Beauty by the Japanese government. As well as peonies, the garden also boasts flowers such as roses, and Japanese irises, which are in bloom until the end of June.

Peak viewing season for peonies is from late April to mid-May.
 

Venue Details

Venue Details
Website http://www.botan.or.jp/ (Japanese)
Contact

Sukagawa Botan-en Peony Garden

(+81) 248-73-2422

info@botan.or.jp

Best Season
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Autumn
Opening Hours

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Parking Free parking for 1,300 cars. Parking for buses also available.
Related info Park entrance fee during peak season
Adult: 500 yen, Children: 300 yen

Dates of peak season 2021*:
Apr. 16 - End of May
*as of May 21, 2020

English pamphlet available on the Sukagawa Botan-en Peony Garden homepage.
Access Details
Access Botan-en 80-1, Sukagawa City, Fukushima Pref. 962-0815 View directions
Getting there

By Car: 10 min on Route 118 from Sukagawa I.C. exit off the Tohoku Expressway

By Train: 10 min bus ride from Sukagawa Station (JR Tohoku Main Line).

  • Alight at the Botan-en (牡丹園) bus stop.
  • Regular buses operate during the peak viewing season (late April to mid-May)

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