Mt. Hanami

"Paradise" in Fukushima

Mt. Hanami is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Fukushima Prefecture, enticing tourists from all over Japan every year. 

Photographer Shotaro Akiyama directed the rest of the country's attention to this beautiful spot, calling it “a real paradise in Fukushima," where it then became known as one of Fukushima City's most famous flower spots. 

The area around the park is dotted with flower and tree farms. Mt. Hanami Park has been open to the public since 1959, and has been handed down from generation to generation from the first owner of the park, who wanted as many people as possible to see beautiful flowers. 

The beautiful landscape of Mt. Hanami Park and its surroundings is made up of colorful flower and tree fields, beautiful streams, and a village landscape created the flower- and tree-producing farmers of the Watari area of Fukushima City. 

In spring, about 70 kinds of flowers, such as plum blossoms, Japanese apricot, cherry blossoms, lingonberries, bokeh, magnolias, etc., bloom one after another, and the whole mountain is dyed pale pink. 

On a clear day, you can see the Azuma Mountain Range and the Adachi Tara Federation. When the snow that falls on Azuma Kofuji begins to melt, the remaining snow on the mountain's surface becomes shaped like a rabbit, which is a temporary sight called "the snow rabbit of Azuma" cherished by locals. 

From the top of the mountain, one may enjoy a view of Fukushima city alongside the beautiful scenery of blooming flowers. 

In the park, volunteer guides called "Fukushima Flower Guides" will show you around the fields. 

*During the cherry blossom season (from the end of March to mid-April), traffic restrictions will be imposed in the surrounding areas to ease traffic congestion. During this period, please use the temporary parking lot (Abukuma Oyamizu Park), the toll parking lots around Fukushima Station, and the temporary bus "Hanamiyama-go".

General Information

Free Entrance
[From JR Fukushima Station]
・Bus route
Use the 8th Bus stop at Fukushima Station East Exit. Get off at Hanamiyama Iriguchi bus stop and walk about 25 minutes.
During the cherry blossom season, the Hanamiyama Park temporary bus "Hanamiyama-go" is available.
・Approx. 15 minutes by taxi.

[From Fukushima Nishi IC and Fukushima Iizaka IC] 30 minutes by car.
*During the spring traffic restrictions, please use the temporary parking lot or the toll parking lot around JR Fukushima Station.
Official Website
Hanamiyama special website
There are 30, 45, and 60-minute (one circuit) tours of Hanamiyama Park.
*It takes about 15 minutes to walk from the temporary bus parking lot to the Hanamiyama Park Tourist Information Center (Log House).


Fukushima City Tourist Information Center
Telephone Number

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