Things to do / Traditional festivals

Tokyo: Hanashobu

Shobu (iris) Flower Festival. There are about 1,500 iris in the garden, which are usually in full bloom by mid June. Admission is ¥500. Please enter the garden at least 30 min. before closing.

Schedule & key events:
● weekdays 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
● Saturdays & Sundays 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

Location: Meiji-jingu Shrine garden, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo

(1) JR Yamanote Line to Harajuku Station (Omotesando Exit), and then walk 5 min. (2) Tokyo Metro Chiyoda or Fukutoshin Line to Meiji-Jingumae Station (C03, F15)(Exit 2), and then walk 5 min.

Festival information compiled in cooperation with the Tourist Information Center of the Japan National Tourist Organization. (Shin-Tokyo Bldg. 1F, 3-3-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; (03) 3201-3331). Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.