Every year at around the time when azaleas are in bloom, the Kurume Azalea Festival takes place at Kurume Hyakunen Park. This festival is said to be one of Japan’s Three Major Plant Fairs along with those in Kumamoto City (Kumamoto Prefecture) and Kanuma City (Tochigi Prefecture).
Visitors will find 300 thousand azaleas of 150 different varieties on display! In addition, there are bonsai tree, potted plant and various other displays, and many tourists from all over Kyushu visit the festival by tour bus.
|Date||April 05, 2013 - May 05, 2013|
|Address||839-0861 Kurume Hyakunen Park, Aikawa-machi, Kurume-shi, Fukuoka|
Kurume City Garden Tree and Agriculture Cooperative Association
|Access||By bus - Take a Nishitetsu Bus from Nishitetsu “Kurume” Station and get off at the Hyakunen Koen stop (a 20 minute bus ride); 2 minute walk from there|
|Genre||Azaleas (Flowers and Plants) Event (Festivals and Events)|
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