Hitachi Park Offers a Colourful, Floral Breath of Air All Year Round
Only two hours from Tokyo, this park with thousands of flowers is worth visiting several times a year to appreciate all its different types.
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Throughout the year, thousands of flowers embellish Hitachi Seaside Park. Just two hours from Tokyo, this natural haven attracts numerous visitors needing a breath of fresh air and to take a break among the greenery.
Despite the high visitor traffic, the 215 hectares of green space make it easy to find a peaceful corner, surrounded by beautiful vegetation and a panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean.
A colour for every season
The park promises a special experience at any time of year, because the flowers blossom one after another according to a highly precise calendar, available on the official website. The yellow narcissi open the spring season, quickly giving way to tulips and the much appreciated nemophila, before the red cypress announces the arrival of autumn. And even winter is sumptuous with colossal sequoias and different varieties of tulips able to brave the cold temperatures.
The site also offers a golf course, a BMX track, an amusement park, and a Ferris wheel, as well as a 10-kilometre cycle route to provide additional entertainment for visitors.
More information about Hitachi Seaside Park can be found on its website.
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