① Canola at Refresh Park Toyoura
Best season: early April every year
Approximately 300 thousand canola flowers blossom all over in front of the gentle-sloping mountain.
Picnic and photo shooting in warm spring weather.
Refresh Park Toyoura: www.japantimeline.jp/jp/yamaguchi/shimonoseki_city/refresh_park_toyoura
② Cherry blossoms and tulips at Mt. Hinoyama Park
Best season of the cherry blossoms: Early April every year
Best season of the tulips: Early April to mid-April every year
About 1,000 cherry blossoms will be in full bloom in a large area of the foot to the top of the mountain (altitude 268 m) in the Mt. Hinoyama Park where you can overlook the Kanmon Strait. About 40 thousand tulips planted by citizens in the Turkish Tulip Garden also flower every spring. You may enjoy both cherry blossoms and tulips together.
③ Other cherry blossom sites
Cherry blossoms: late March to early April
National treasure Kozanji Temple, Hiyoriyama Park, Chofu Garden, Oinoyama Park, Senjogahara Park, Misaka Natural Forest Park, around Utanogawa Dam, Tounomine Park