Jul 30, 2018 Event Sera

1.1 M Sunflowers!? The Largest Sunflower Festival in Japan -Sera Kogen Farm

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If you’re talking about summer flowers… you can’t go past the sunflower! While it varies from region to region, the best time to see sunflowers in Japan is generally between early July and early August. At Sunflower Festival, you can enjoy viewing these blooming summer flowers covering as far as the eye can see. In this article we’ll cover Sunflower Festival; take your girlfriend/boyfriend, friends, and family!

1.1 Million Flowers -No.1 in Japan

Sunflower Festival is held between July and August at Sera Kogen Farm. It has the largest collection of sunflowers in Japan, with 1.1 million flowers of 50 different types, covering a massive 60,000 ㎡ hill. There’s nothing to block your view of the sunflower fields, and it’s a beautiful sight. With tons of fun events like the sunflower maze, this festival can be enjoyed by adults and children alike.

Sunflower Events and Sera cuisine!


While the biggest attraction is undoubtedly the sunflowers covering the field, there will be lots of other cool events as well. These include events you would expect from this festival, like the sunflower picking and Sunflower Tower, and the summer classic Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest. They’re all things you can enjoy with your family, so come and visit to make some summer vacation memories. Make sure to also try out the Sera Burger, a popular food at the festival location, Sera Kogen Farm.

Sunflower Festival Event Information in 2019

Sunflower Festival
Address Sera Kogen Farm
1124-11 Bessako,Seracho,Seragun (map)
Closest Station Bus Stop:  Peace Liner “Kozan office”
Date From End of July to August in 2019
9:00am-5:00pm
Website Official Website
Entrance Fee Adult:  ¥800
Child:¥400
(from 4 years old to elementary school students)
*Group (15 people or more) will get a 1 person discount

Note
-Flowers may bloom a bit early or later than expected due to change in weather.
-Guests are allowed to bring their own boxed lunch. Please clean after yourselves.

How to Access to Sera Kogen Farm from Hiroshima City

Highway Bus
Price:¥2,400 Time: 1.5h Changes: None

Hiroshima Bus Center

Kozan Office
Peace Liner
(1.5h)
¥2,400

Make Memories at Sunflower Festival, A Great Photo Location

Sunflower Festival is a summer event that can be enjoyed by people of all ages. There are lots of places to take photos, so make sure to bring your phone or camera. You can upload them to your social media! You can look at them to revisit your memories! Go and make some great summer memories in amongst the sunflowers.

 

Photo Credit: Hiroshima Prefecture&
Sera Town Sightseeing Association