Suigo Sawara Iris Festival starts this weekend in Katori, Chiba.
Suigo Sawara Aquatic Botanical Garden specializes in irises and lotuses. There are 400 varieties and 1.5 million iris flowers here (said to be the most in all of East Asia). During the festival you can take a free 10 minute boat-ride down the middle of the park.
Address: 千葉県香取市扇島1837-2 Suigo Sawara Aquatic Botanical Garden
Entry: 700 yen