This place was the place written in famous waka (Japanese poetry [a 31‐syllable Japanese poema tanka]) in Japanese famous nobel "The Tales of Ise".
It is said that the novel was witten in Heian peirod (9 - 10th cencury).
Ariwarano Narihira (the main character of the novel) wrote waka about rabitteariris on his way to Edo (today's Tokyo).
His waka became the motif of famous big picture of byobu (folding screen) drawn by Ogata Koin in Edo peirod.
At 1.3 hectares garden in Muryoujuji (temple) built in 704, about 30,000 rabbiteariris will be in full bloom around 16 ponds.
Rabbiteariris is the prefectural flower of Aichi and Chiryu city.
At the rabbiteariris festival (Late April - Late May), "Gagaku (ancient court music and dance)" and tea ceremony will be held.
Illuminated flowers in the night take you the world of delicate beauty.
Access/Fees/Opening hours/Contact etc.
From "Mikawa Yatsuhashi Sta." of Meitetsu Mikawa Line, 5min. by walk.
From Isewangan Highway "Toyota Minami Exit", 2km.