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[Wisteria trellis in Osaka] Introducing one of the must-visit wisteria trellis, “Nodafuji!”

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In Japan, after the cherry blossom season ends, wisteria blooms from mid-April to May.
Some foreigners may not recognize wisteria, but wisteria in Osaka is considered to be a historically important flower.

Today, we will introduce to you the famous locations to enjoy wisteria trellis in Osaka, which is as romantic as cherry blossoms and autumn leaves.


What is “Nodafuji,” One of the Three famous Wisteria trellis?

“Nodafuji” (Noda Wisteria) is said to have initiated from Noda in Fukushima-ku, Osaka city (Near Kasuga Shrine.)
The beautiful flower was famous from 600 years ago, and it was counted as one of the “Three major sightseeing places” along with the “Cherry blossom of Yoshino (Nara prefecture)” and “Autumn leaves of Takao (Kyoto prefecture),” and many people visited the area. Even up to today, this area is counted as one of the three major location famous for its wisteria along with “Wisteria of Ushijima (Saitama prefecture)” and “Wisteria of Kasugano (Nara prefecture).”

Blooming wisteria every year is not an easy thing to do. There are many flowers which never blooms even if it is being taken care of for many years.
Some flowers don’t bloom even though it did a year before.

In Fukushima-ku, where “Noda Wisteria” originated, the members of “Nodafuji-no-kai (Noda Wisteria association)” carefully observes various wisterias to learn and to research about its characteristics.
The “Wisteria trellis” which is designed for the plants to bloom downwards from above is stunning to see.
The beautiful glamour and the sweet smell of the flowers will definitely appeal the visitors.

 

Recommended locations to enjoy “Nodafuji” in Fukushima-ku, Osaka

◆Noda Station (Hanshin Electric Railway)

Nodafuji by Noda station
Source: Fukushima Ward Office

Season: Late April
Access: Right by Noda Station (JR Tozai Line)
Address: 1-1 Ohiraki, Fukushima-ku, Osaka-shi

 

◆Ohiraki Park

Wisteria trellis at Osaka Park
Source: Fukushima Ward Office
Season: Late April
Access: 6 minutes walk from Hanshin-Noda Station (Subway Sennichimae Line)
Address: 1 Ohiraki, Fukushima-ku, Osaka-shi

 

Shimo-Fukushima Park

Noda Fuji at Shimo Fukushima Park
Source: Fukushima Ward Office

Season: Late April
Access: 6 minutes walk from Nakanoshima Station (Keihan Line)
Address: 4 Fukushima, Fukushima-ku, Osaka-shi

 

◆Kasuga Shrine

Noda wisteria by Kasuga Shrine
Source: Fukushima Ward Office
Season: Late April
Access: 6 minutes walk from Tamagawa Station (Subway Sennichimae Line)/ 10 minutes walk from Nakanoshima station (Keihan Line)
Address: 2-2-7, Tamagawa, Fukushima-ku, Osaka-shi

 

◆Uraeshouten-Ryoutokuin

Noda Fuji at Uraeshouten-Ryoutokuin
Source: Fukushima Ward Office
Season: Late April
Access: 6 minutes walk from Fukushima Station (JR Kanjo Line)
Address: 2-14-1 Sagisu, Fukushima-ku, Osaka-shi
There are many other locations where you can enjoy the wisteria flowers.
Please refer to the “Nodafuji Corner” in Fukushima ward’s home page for further information about the locations.

The information on this page may differ from the latest information.
Please check the latest information before your visit.



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