Kaimon-sanroku and Ikeda Lake in Ibusuki-city have a lot of beautiful rapeseed blossoms during January to February. It looks like a yellow carpet.
You can see rapeseed blossoms all around. Behind of the flower park, there is Mt. Kaimondake which has beautiful conical shape, the view is magnificent.You will feel the coming of the spring there.
On January 11th in 2015, Ibusuki Rapeseed Blossom Marathon Race will be also held. This race is known as the first marathon race of the year in Japan, and it is a civic race in the rapeseed blossom town.
Please enjoy the great nature in Kagoshima!
[Rapeseed blossoms around Ikeda Lake]
Flowering period: January to February (on the average)
Place: Ikeda Lake (Ikeda, Ibusuki-city, Kagoshima)
Access: 25 minutes by car from JR Ibusuki Station
Parking: About 100 spaces
Inquiry: Ibusuki-city Tourism Center: 0993-22-2111
Official Page: http://www.kagoshima-kankou.com/guide/10670/