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The Kawachi Fuji Garden is home to the famous Wisteria tunnel in Kitakyushu, Japan. The tunnel features over 150 Wisteria flowering plants and more than 20 different species.

Wisteria a flowering plant from the pea family (Fabaceae) and is known for its colorful vines that climb by twining their stems around supportive structures. They come in a variety of colors including purple, violet, pink and white.

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You’ve most likely seen photos of the tunnel on Instagram as it is bursting with color.

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Located about 6 hours from Tokyo, the best time to visit is from late April to Mid-May as this is when the flowers are in full bloom.

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The garden is private so you will have to pay an entrance fee. But we think it’s totally worth it.

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