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Introducing Drone Footage of the Fuji Shibazakura Festival!

The video "Aerial view of Fuji Shibazakura Festival taken with a drone(絶景 空撮 富士芝桜まつり Aerial view of Fuji Shiba-zakura Festival taken with a drone)" is a sightseeing video of the beautiful shibazakura flower field.
The Fuji Shibazakura Festival is a sightseeing event where you can enjoy the scenery of over 800,000 shibazakura (moss phlox) in the vast area of Fuji Motosu Lake Resort, Susono Mt. Fuji, known as Japan's highest mountain.
Many tourists from around the world gather to see the rich natural scenery here.

This video introduces the vividly blooming shibazakura.
Please enjoy the sights.

What Kind of Event Is the Fuji Shibazakura Festival?

Image of the Fuji Shibazakura Festival
Photo:Fuji Shibazakura Festival

At the Fuji Shibazakura Festival venue, the beautiful pink and purple shibazakura are in bloom.
You can see this at 0:08 in the video.
It's like a carpet of flowers.

The best time to see shibazakura is between April and May each year.
Mt. Fuji covered with lingering snow in the spring and the lovely shibazakura that can be seen together on a clear day, is a beautiful sight, great for Instagram.
If you want to see the beautiful scenery of the Fuji Shibazakura Festival, be sure to go to the observation plaza.
Walking through the flower gardens in the warm, spring climate is sure to make for a lasting memory.

There is also a popular sightseeing spot called the Observation Footbath where you can enjoy the scenery of Shibazakura while giving your feet a nice soak.
A Mt. Fuji made of Shibazakura, which can be seen from 0:54 in the video, is as beautiful as the real thing.
There are places to take photos as well.

When is the best time to see Shiba-zakura? When is the "Fuji Shiba Cherry Blossom Festival"?

Image of Pumpkin Hōtō Noodles
Photo:Pumpkin Hōtō Noodles

At the venue for the Fuji Shibazakura Festival, there's a gourmet event called the "Mt. Fuji Delicious Food Festival."
If you enjoy beautiful scenery, sightseeing, and eating delicious, local cuisine, this is something you wont want to miss.
The Fuji Shibazakura Festival is a very popular sightseeing event, so crowds are expected during peak bloom.
To avoid congestion, we recommend taking a bus from Kawaguchiko Station to the venue.

In addition to the Fuji Shibazakura Festival, it is also great idea to apply for a sightseeing bus tour that includes historic sights and exotic sightseeing facilities around Lake Kawaguchi and Lake Motosu.

Around the Fuji Motosu Lake Resort, there are sightseeing spots such as Kamiku Isshiki Village Motosu District, Shingen Stone Building / Stone Base, Lake Motosu Campground, Lake Kawaguchi, Kawaguchiko Music Box Forest, Mt. Fuji Panorama Ropeway, Oishi Park, and Aokigahara Forest. You can visit these sightseeing spots after enjoying the Fuji Shibazakura Festival.
Please enjoy local gourmet such as hoto noodles and torimotsuni.

Fuji is usually at its best from mid-April to late May. Fuji Shiba Cherry Blossom Festival" will be held from April 13 to May 26 in 2024.

Summary of the Fuji Shibazakura Festival

Image of the Fuji Shibazakura Fesitval
Photo:Fuji Shibazakura Fesitval

The Fuji Shibazakura Festival introduced in the video is a wonderful sightseeing event where you can enjoy the Japanese spring atmosphere at Mt. Fuji, a world heritage site.
Be sure to check the blooming information and visit when it's in full bloom.

The aerial footage of the flower field in the spring is so beautiful that you'll never get tired of looking at it.
Please watch the video carefully and enjoy the beautiful scenery.

◆ Sightseeing information of Fuji Shibazakura Festival ◆
【Address】212 Fujigane, Fujikawaguchiko-machi, Minamitsuru-gun, Yamanashi Prefecture Fuji Lake Motosu Resort
【Access】About 40 minutes by Shibazakura Liner Bus from Kawaguchiko Station, about 25 minutes by car from Kawaguchiko IC
【Admission fee】600 yen for adults, 300 yen for children (* as of November 2019)
【Opening Hours】8:00~17:00
【Regular holidays / Closed days】Open daily(during season)
【Parking】50 buses, 1500 regular cars
【Phone number】0555-89-3031
【Notes】Pets can enter the park by putting them in a pet bag or pet cart

【Tripadvisor】Fuji Shibazakura Festival

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Last Updated : Mar. 11, 2024
坂崎 なお(Nao Sakazaki)
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