The Famous Sunflower Fields of Hokuryu
The top sightseeing spot in Hokuryu Town, it attracts more than 200,000 tourists every year. Its main attraction is its scenery, featuring about 2 million sunflowers blooming gloriously on a broad 23-hectare field. They are at their best in early August. During the Sunflower Festival held from late July until mid-August, the World Sunflower Corner where visitors can appreciate about 30 sunflower varieties and a giant maze made of sunflowers are also popular. You can enjoy a leisurely tour of this broad field on a rented bicycle or riding a sightseeing bus.
- Entry: Free
Sunflower Maze: ¥300
Himawari Sightseeing Bus: Adults ¥500, Children ¥300.
- Regular holiday
- Business period
- Late July to Mid-August