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・Katahara Onsen, Gamagori
It is famous hydrangea garden having 120 species, 50,000 stocks of hydrangea.
During the event of Hydrangea Festival in June, rare species of hydrangea from all over Japan can be seen.
The garden have about 100 thousand guests annually.
Planting hydrangea started in 1987 and the garden opened in 1989.
Scene of blue and pink flowers bloom at the inclined plane (length:150m, height:20m) is beautiful.
At night, illuminated flowers show different feature from the day time.
If you have chance, you may see lighting bugs are flying and lighting on the flowers.
Mikaneyama Skyline, close to the garden with length of 5.1km, has 70,000 stocks of hydrangea.
If you drive here, view of ocean and flowers can be seen.
※Skyline feesastandard-sized cars):\410
Access/Fees/Opening hours/Contact etc.
From "Gamagori Sta." of Tokaido, Meitetsu-Nishio, Gamagori Lines,
get on the bus for Katahara Onsen, and get off at the last stop.
（During 1 -30, June, the special bus is operated）
From Tomei Highway "Otowa-Gamagori Exit", about 16km
\300（Off season is free of charge）
8:00 - 21:30 (During the season, off season is unrestricted entry)
No closing day
（sometimes, the garden will be closed a couple days before and after the
0533-57-0660（Katahara Tourist Office）