Best time to travel to Japan

Sunflowers

These amazing yellow flowers are now in bloom!

Sunflowers in Japan 2019 - Best Time
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Millions of sunflowers were planted to soak up radioactive toxins. A truly spectacular sight! One of the biggest fields is Akeno Himawari Batake, located in Hokuto City, Yamanashi Prefecture. It also has nice mountainous scenery in the background. A huge field with around 1.5 million flowers is located on Hokkaido island. It's called Sunflower Field of Hokuryu, Himawari-no-Sato. There are also impressive fields on Shikoku island.

Sunflowers in Japan - Best Season 2019
Sunflowers in  Shirakawamura, Gifu Prefecture, Japan 2019
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Sunflowers in Shirakawamura, Gifu Prefecture, Japan