Rhododendron Was Bloomed

Rhododendron in Okadera Temple
Shot at Oka-dera, a Buddhist temple in Asuka, Nara ©Tetsu Ozawa
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The flowers of rhododendron were blooming in Oka-dera temple

This area was the ancient capital of this country. It was the center of government about 1300 years ago. And it is believed that the present country name was adopted during the era. Okadera has a long history. It was suspected of being built in the late 7th century.

At the time of visiting, many rhododendrons were blooming in the precinct. It was said that about 3,000 flowers were planted here. By the way, one of its flower languages is 'dignity'.

日本語
Apr 2005 NARA NATURE

Where is Okadera?

PHOTO DATA

No

70

Shooting Date

Apr 2005

Posted On

April 30, 2005

Modified On

January 19, 2020

Place

Oka-dera Temple, Nara

Genre

Floral Photography

Camera

CANON EOS 1V

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