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Hitachi Seaside Park

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In Japan’s Ibaraki Prefecture, anything is possible. And by “anything” I mean a beautiful public park filled with precisely 32,000 bright red pom pom-like plants known as Kochia. Depending on the time of the year you visit, they’ll either be blue or red, making it one of the most vibrant and colorful places in the world. The candy-colored landscape even holds a festival known as the Kochia Carnival, celebrating the new hues for the fall season.

travelempa 2 years ago

The word “park” is definitely an understatement when it comes to Hitachi Seaside Park — an iconic, hilly hangout near Mito in Japan’s Ibaraki Prefecture. Blue nemophila flowers blanket the landscape from late April to mid May, and you can catch views of the Pacific Ocean from the park’s highest points.

travelempa 2 years ago

Hitachi seaside park in Japan is known for immaculate seasonal flower gardens, and come fall is painted pure red with thousands of red flower bushes throughout the entire park.

seeker 2 years ago

Hitachi seaside park in Japan is known for immaculate seasonal flower gardens, and come fall is painted pure red with thousands of red flower bushes throughout the entire park.

seeker 2 years ago

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