Roses and a Light-Up at the Kyu-Furukawa Gardens (旧古河庭園)

Last week, I went to go see some roses before the rose season was over. I was motivated by my boss, who advised me to go see the roses while they were still at their best.

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Afternoon Roses

Every May, Waki Town holds a huge Rose Festival event up on the hill (Hachigamine), and lots of people from Waki, Iwakuni, the base, and all over come to enjoy music, dance performances, a flea market, and some other attractions.

…but actually, I came with my friends around three, and the festival was mostly over, so we just enjoyed the rose garden for a while. Here are some pictures of the roses!


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