Events in Japan | April | Tokyo and the vicinity
Events in Tokyo and the vicinity
April - 4 : Shi-gatsu
The giant Japanese wisteria standing by the building of Mr.Inoue’s at Mikawashima Town in Arakawa-ku Ward, Tokyo, begins to bloom in late April, lasts for 1 or 2 weeks. This tree was only 60cm tall when it first bloomed, but, now has grown to 12m high. This 1973-born wisteria is called Fuji-no Otaki 藤の大滝, means the wisteria blooming like a large waterfall, and has been designated as a preserved tree by Arakawa municipal government.