Over 5 Million Tiny Blue Flowers Have Bloomed In This Japanese Park, Unveiling A Magical Sight

Hitachi Seaside Park in Japan is a very popular tourist attraction. Unfortunately, it has been closed to the public since April 4 due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Most people associate Japan with the stunning blossoms of sakura. However, this sea of millions of baby blue flowers deserves to be visited by all of us to catch a glimpse of a living fairytale setting.

When the autumn comes, the blue sea of flowers turns into scarlet red. Besides the nemophilia flowers, you can admire the daffodils Narcissus Garden, tulips in the Tamago Flower Garden, and others in the marvelous 469 acres of Hitachi Seaside Park.

Take this fascinating virtual tour of the park to get a taste of the spectacular view there!

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The nemophilia flowers are also known as “baby-blue eyes”. They bloom between April and early May when visitors from all over the world can be found there.

There are around 5 million flowers in the park that make it look just straight out of a fairytale. The sight is absolutely magical!

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You can see from the pictures what a breathtaking landscape Hitachi Seaside Park in Japan has to offer.

Image credits: Hitachi Seaside Park

The nemophilia flowers are  about one inch in diameter are 7-8 inches tall. They have five petals and come in various colors, including blue, purple and white. What’s interesting, they’re actually not native Japan. In fact, they originate from North America.

Image credits: Hitachi Seaside Park
Image credits: Hitachi Seaside Park

The Hitachi Seaside Park has quite an interesting story. At first, it was a military airport. Then, after WWII, the US Air Force used it as a firing and bombing range. The locals of that time fought hard to return the land to the Japanese government.

has an unexpectedly interesting history as well. Apparently, the area was a military airport, while after World War II, it was turned into a firing and bombing range for the US Air Force. The locals fought successfully for the land to be returned to the Japanese government.

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So what do you think? Would you like to visit it?

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Written by Ketrin Ulbrich

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