Rose Gardens of Shiga
Partners information: Visit the rose gardens of Shiga Prefecture on your trip to Japan this autumn!
Biwako Otsukan is the venue of the “Autumn Rose Festa,” an event which showcases 100 varieties and 2000 bulbs of autumn roses at their optimal viewing time. Alongside the English garden roses, brilliant cosmos and amethyst sage also bloom in abundance. Enjoy a stunning blend of roses and other wonderful plants, all set against the epic backdrop of Lake Biwa.
5-35 Yanagasaki, Otsu City, Shiga
15 min. on foot from JR Otsukyo Station
Moriyama Rose & Herb Garden
This botanical garden is spread across approximately 3,000㎡ of land and cultivates 82 varieties of rose and 1,300 plants.
The autumn roses reach the optimal time for viewing from mid-October to mid-November. This garden also cultivates more than 200 foliage plants across 60 different species.
2840 Sazukawa-cho, Moriyama City, Shiga
Take a bus from JR Moriyama Station, 15 min. on foot after alighting at the “Sazukawa Minami” bus stop