Kawachi Fuji garden is a private wisteria garden. It is located in Kitakyushu City, Japan and was established in 1977. This 10,000 square meter wide garden is home to about 150 wisteria flowering plants. There are 22 different species (white, blue, purple, violet-blue and pink) of wisteria growing in this garden. The garden’s main attractions are the 80 and the 220-meter long wisteria tunnels. During the peak season, colorful wisteria flowers cover the whole garden and create pastel-colored fairytale tunnels.The wisteria tunnels became extremely popular in 2012. As a result, Kawachi Fuji Garden is now a popular tourist attraction for visitors from all over the world. You can see wisteria trees which are more than 100 years old here. You can also relax while being surrounded by wisteria flowers, taking a break and enjoying lunch under a beautiful wisteria trellis.
Kawachi Fuji Garden Access
Fukuoka Airport is the nearest international airport you in the area.
But for those who are coming from nearby cities Kitakyushu domestic airport is also accessible.
From Hakata station (Fukuoka City), take JR line to JR Yahata station, then take Nishitetsu bus #56 from Yahata Station and get off at Kawachi Elementary School. It may take about 10-15 min walk to the garden.
The place is accessible by car. However, bear in mind that parking spaces near the garden is limited. And since the peak season usually falls during the golden week holidays in Japan, thousands of people from different prefectures visit the garden. You may come before the gates open to avoid getting stuck in a long waiting line.
Official site: http://www.city.kitakyushu.lg.jp/kensetu/file_0218.html