Suigo Itako Ayame-en

Suigo Itako Ayame-en
2019-03-19 Yohei Onishi
Suigo Itako Ayame-en

‘Suigo Itako Ayame-en(Suigo Itako Iris Park)’opened in 1976 and holds around 1 million roots (500 kinds) of irises, rabbit ear irises and other flowers within its area of about 1.3 hectors. The beautiful flowery view was nominated as one of ‘500 beautiful paths of Japan’and is very popular as an excellent scenic are.

The best season to visit is around June, when ‘Suigo Itako Iris Festival’ is held. During the festival, visitors may enjoy ‘Yome-iri Fune(a rowboat, carries a bride for the wedding)’, ‘Itako-bayashi musical performance’, excursions on ‘Rokogi-sen (a rowboat pulled by an oar)’ and other variety of events. The park is free to access whole day.