Apr/11 - May/31, 2020 Fuji Shibazakura Festival

Sightseeing information about Apr/11 - May/31, 2020 Fuji Shibazakura Festival in Japan.


Apr/11 - May/31, 2020 Fuji Shibazakura Festival4.0

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 from 4/11 '20 to 5/31 '20

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※Due to the coronavirus concerns, most of events such as Mt. Fuji Delicious Foods Festival and live performances have been cancelled.
※Only the Yamanashi Residents are allowed admission from May.7. (ID or certification needed)
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Phlox moss is a small pink flower that covers the ground like a lawn and looks like sakura(cherry blossom), so it's called Shiba-zakura(shiba-sakura) in Japan.

Near Lake Motosu, located at the base of Mt.Fuji, "Fuji Motosuko Resort" is one of the best spots to see shiba-zakura, chosen one of the most beautiful places in Japan by CNN in 2015.
There are about 800 thousand shiba-zakura(moss phlox) of six different varieties, covering 2.4 ha of land.

During the Fuji Shiba-zakura Festival, the Mt. Fuji Delicious Foods Festival will be held in the park's restaurant and shop area, with stalls featuring delicious treats from different places around the mountain.
Fujinomiya-yakisoba, Fuji-Yoshida udon, Koshu chicken giblet stew are popular foods in particular.

Venue: Fuji Motosuko Resort
Address: 212 Motosu, Fujikawaguchiko-machi, Minamitsuru-gun, Yamanashi Prefecture
Access: 30 mins by Shibazakura Liner bus from Kawaguchiko Station or Fujinomiya Station
Admission: 600 yen / adult, 250 yen / child
Dates: April 13 (Sat) - May 26 (Sun) , 2019
Hours: 8:00 - 17:00
*No pets allowed to enter

*Please check the official website for the latest information.

PurposeGourmet,world heritage,experience,nature,family,Japanese resort,sightseeing,let's hang out!,an eating tour
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4.0a month ago

Shibazakura (pink moss or phlox moss in English) is one of the most popular spring flowers in Japan. The site is located 3 km away from Lake Motosuko within Fuji 5 Lakes (Fujigoko) site. Visitors enjoy an amazing contrast of pink flowers and the blue sky and mountain.
The festival is held for one month and a half from mid April, yet the most recommended time for viewing is early to mid May.

5.05 months ago

Spring season is the best place to take this place.. so lovely.. if you are a flower lover don’t miss this place.. hahaha

4.011 months ago

Very beautiful park at the peak time. You’ll amazing photos here. On a clear day you could see Mount Fuji along with the flower beds. Quite crowded at the peak time during spring. If you’re staying for more than a day or two, only then recommended, else visit other recommended places near Fuji first.

5.07 months ago

Photos taken 5/5/19
Heavy traffic as expected. More or less hundred thousands of people come during the shiba sakura festival (summer time).
From the car park area, you have to walk around 1km to get to the flower park.
Indeed a scenic view

4.0a year ago

The place is beautiful especially with Mt. Fuji at the background. The mountain is so majestic but before noon the picture doesn't come out good because of the sun exposure. Good to visit but best to avoid during golden week. The traffic during golden week was terrible, took one hour for a 7km drive going to the park... The trip back to Tokyo wasmore than twice the usual travel time.