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A Famous Place for Hydrangea Blossoms.
With one sweep of the eye, take in the view of Shimoda’s streets and port from Shimoda Park.
Tsutsuji azaleas bloom in the spring, hydrangeas blossom in early summer, and camellias reach full bloom in the winter.
The temple is particularly renowned for its hydrangeas, with about 3 million beautiful blooms appearing in June. During this period, a festival is also held, attracting large crowds of people.
From the observation decks, take in spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean.
Many people come to the hydrangea festival held every June.
June is the season when splendid alfonsino is in season, so enjoy it with hydrangeas.
Beautiful scenery can be seen from each of the 3 observation decks.
Frequently Asked Questions have been vetted and answered directly by each listing.
Do you have pamphlets in other languages? (If so, please also inform us of the supported languages)
Sorry, we don’t.
Is free Wi-Fi available in the area?
Yes, it is.
Are coin lockers available?
Are there restrooms in the park?
Yes, there are restrooms at the Shimoda Park entrance and the Kaikoku Square.
What about the bus service?
A Hydrangea Park bus stop is set up only during the Hydrangea Festival period (June 1 to June 30). Please note that buses do not stop outside this period.
Can you tell me about the terrain of Shimoda Park?
Vehicles cannot enter the park. Also, the park is located on a small hill and has ups and downs. Please come in comfortable walking shoes and clothing.
What about the shops?
Stalls are open only during the Hydrangea Festival period (9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Please note that operations may be cancelled in case of bad weather).
- Name in Japanese
- Postal Code
- Sanchome, Shimoda City, Shizuoka
- 0558-22-1531 (Shimoda City Sightseeing Information Center)
- Walk anytime
- Open every day
(1)About a 20-minute walk from the Izu Line’s Izukyu Shimoda Station.
(2)Take the bus for Shimodakaichu Aquarium from the Izu Line’s Izukyu Shimoda Station for about 5 minutes, getting off at the “Ajisai Koenshita” stop. ※Operates only during the Hydrangea Festival period (June 1 to June 30).
- Official Website
- Official Website (English)