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あじさいの里 Hydrandea Garden
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毎年6月になると愛知県蒲郡市の三ヶ根山の麓、形原温泉「あじさいの里」には東海一を誇る五万株のあじさいが咲き乱れます。6月の1ヶ月間あじさい祭りが開催され、毎年、約10万人が訪れる。

If June comes every year, in the foot in Mt.Sangane-san in Gamagori-city, Aichi, and Katahara- Onsen(spa) "hydrangea garden",  50,000 hydrangea trees  which are proud of nomber 1 of Tokai erea will bloom all over. 

A hydrangea flower festival is held for one month in June, and about 100,000 people visit every year. 

Copyright: Haruhiko Nakayama
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Taken: 18/06/2012
Uploaded: 23/06/2012
Updated: 06/08/2014
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