Rapeseed Flower Festival Offers a View of 100,000 Plants With Mount Fuji in the Background

12.December.2020 | SPOT

The Rapeseed Flower Festival is set to bloom on Soleil Hill, a park in Yokosuka, Kanagawa, from December 18 when around 100,000 bright yellow rapeseed flowers will shine across the flower beds.

Turnip Rape (Photo taken December 1, 2020)

Soleil Hill is a 5,000㎡ rolling expanse in the Miura Peninsula in Yokosuka, Kanagawa. The turnip rape is an early springtime flower that is blooming around a month earlier this December due to there not having been many typhoon disasters in the area this year, which will welcome the flower’s peak blossom.

Photo taken last year with 100,000 turnip rapes, Sagami Bay, and Mount Fuji in the shot

The flowers bloom for a long period from December to March, around 100 days, and the incredible view can be enjoyed with Sagami Bay and Mount Fuji in the background.

 

Rapeseed Flower Festival

Photo taken last year at the of December with the rapeseeds in full bloom

The Rapeseed Flower Festival will run from December 18, 2020 to March 31, 2020 in line with the turnip rape’s peak blossom. Visitors can enjoy a selection of food inspired by the flower beds and view as well as take part in a variety of programs.

Mount Fuji & Rapeseed Curry | ¥1,000 (Before Tax)

The Mount Fuji & Rapeseed Curry is inspired by the view of Mount Fuji and the flower beds during a sunset as represented by the red curry.

Rapeseed Herbarium Workshop | ¥1,600 (Tax Included)

Visitors can try making their own rapeseed herbarium in a bottle at the crafts workshop too.

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