Hitachi Seaside Park

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Hitachi Seaside Park
Ferris wheel of the Hitachi beach park,hitachi-kaihin-koen,hitachinaka-city,japan.JPG
Hitachi Seaside Park and its Ferris wheel
Location Hitachinaka, Ibaraki, Japan
Area 190 ha (470 acres)

Hitachi Seaside Park (国営ひたち海浜公園, Kokuei Hitachi Kaihinkōen) is a public park in Hitachinaka, Ibaraki, Japan.

Overview[edit]

Covering an area of 190 hectares, the park features blooming flowers around the year.[1] The park has become known for its baby blue-eyes flowers, with the blooming of 4.5 million of the translucent-petaled blue flowers in the spring drawing tourists. In addition to the annual "Nemophila Harmony", the park features a million daffodils, 170 varieties of tulips, and many other flowers. The park includes cycling trails and a small amusement park with a Ferris wheel.

Events[edit]

Rock in Japan Festival 2009

Hitachi Seaside Park hosts the Rock in Japan Festival in August every year.

Access[edit]

The nearest railway station is Ajigaura Station on the Minato Line of the Hitachinaka Seaside Railway (via Katsuta Station on the JR Joban Line).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hitachi Seaside Park". Ibaraki-Prefectural Tourism & Local Products Association. 2010. Retrieved 17 September 2013. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 36°24′02″N 140°35′29″E / 36.40056°N 140.59139°E / 36.40056; 140.59139