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ひたち海浜公園のネモフィラ〜辺り一面ブルーの世界 | kosublog

Also known as "baby blue eyes," more than four million nemophilas bloom from late April to May in Hitachi Seaside Park, the public park on Miharashi Hill.<br />The Nemophila Harmony is the highlight of park's flowering events. <br />The 190-hectare park constantly changes color with the seasons. During the transition into fall, puffy kochia shrubs turn from vibrant green to fiery red.<a href="" target="_blank">&lt...

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With Mount Fuji in the background, some 800,000 stalks of shibazakura or "moss phlox" cover 2.4 hectares of land in a carpet of pink, white and purple. Thousands travel to the Fuji Five Lakes area for the festival celebrating the flower's first bloom, which runs April 18 to May 31 this year.<em><a href="" target="_blank"><br />Fuji Shibazakura Festival<em></em></a>, 212 Motusu, Fujikawaguchiko...

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Even in winters that plummet well below freezing point, Lake Toya never ices over. <br />The near-circular lake is the remains of a volcanic eruption that hollowed out the ground. <br />Mount Usu lies on the southern rim of the lake and Nakajima Island sits at the center.<em><br /><a href="" target="_blank">Shikotsu-Toya National Park</em></a><em>, Toyako, Hokkaido, Japan; +81 142 75 2555</em&gt...

Most beautiful places in Japan