The Tsukuba Peony Garden opens today in Ibaraki, until late May. The 60,000 square meter Japanese garden has approximately 30,000 peony flowers representing 550 different varieties of Botan peonies and 215 varieties of Shakuyaku peonies. Some of these flowers can be as big as 15 inches across!
- April 18–May 22, 2016
- 500 Wakaguri, Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan (Tel: 029-876-3660)
- 9am–5pm (Last entry 4:30pm)
- Adults 800 yen, Children (middle school and younger) 300 yen (20% off for groups of 20 or more)
Visitors to the park will be able to use the natural hot springs at Choju Onsen at the discounted price of 200 yen until May 31.