Horai-en is a garden Mikawaya-ryokan in the long-established store Japanese-style hotel in Kanagawa-ken Hakone-machi possesses. The founder of Mikawaya-ryokan who reclaimed Kowakidani hot spring in Meiji Period naturalized an azalea from Okubo park in Tokyo in this land and made “azalea garden”. I got the name of the hill at the back in Mikawaya-ryokan and was called “Horai-en”.
In the park in present’s about 2 mantsubo, about 30,000 stocks, 40, several kinds, an azalea and an azalea are planted. “Azalea fairness” is held in May. Beautifully, the autumnal tints of the autumn also bustle with many visitors.
Address: Hakonemachi Kowakudani 503, Ashigarashimo-gun, Kanagawa (GoogleMap)