At the biggest lake in Niigata, Fukushimagata, where many plants and birds are living, you can see a rape field.
Their best is around from April 10 to the last part of May.
It’s very beautiful to see Fukushimagata covered with bright yellow of rape.
On Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays during from April 4 to May 6, “Rape Festival” is held and event such as opening of stands.
It’s crowded with a lot of people.
Old houses stand beside the rape field and you can enjoy not only Japanese taste but also grand mountain scenery.
Days: Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays during from April 4 to May 6, 2015
※Rape’s best is around from April 10 to the last part of May.
Location: Park of Water, Fukushimagata
Address: 493, Maesindenotu, Kita-ku, Niigata-City
Time: Park/ open all day, Observation facility/ 9:00~17:00
Fee: [Park] free, [Observation facility] Adults 400yen,
Elementary and junior high and high school students (6 to 18 years old) 200yen
Access: [Car] 5minutes from Nihonkai-Tohoku car line “Toyosaka-Niigata-Higashiko IC”
Contact: Station of Water View, Fukushimagata TEL.025-387-1491
Official site: http://www.pavc.ne.jp/~hishikui/index.html