The Ayabe Rose Garden contains 1,200 rosebushes of 120 varieties, which burst gloriously into bloom in spring and autumn. The Spring Rose Festival is held from late May through early June, and the Autumn Rose Festival from mid-October through mid-November. The variety “Souvenir d’Anne Frank” grows in the central flowerbed. During the Festivals, rose seedlings and fertilizer are available for sale.
|Access||【By car】From Maizuru-Wakasa Expressway, Ayabe Interchange, approx. 5 min.
From Kyoto-Jukan Expressway, Ayabe-Ankokuji Interchange, approx. 10 min. |
【By train】From north exit of JR Ayabe Station (JR San’in Main Line / Maizuru Line), approx. 10 min. walk. Or, take the Aya Bus from south exit of JR Ayabe Station and get off at Gunze-Ayabehonshamae (short distance from bus stop)