Sakura Furusato Park is popular flower spots in Sakura, Chiba Prefecture. Dutch Windmill is the symbol of this park. In Spring, you can enjoy beautiful Tulip. In summer, you can see Sunflowers.
Sakura Furusato Square was built in 2004 to commemorate this 380-year friendship between the Netherlands and the city of Sakura in Chiba Prefecture. The square’s 28-meter-tall Dutch windmill named De Liefde (or The Love) surrounded by almost 600,000 tulips is a wonderful sight for visitors in spring.
With its 70 varieties of tulips, the square truly comes alive in April. The Sakura Tulip Festival attracts hundreds of people each day to come see the flowers’ vibrant colors under the warm spring sun.
Read more about the festival at: http://www.city.sakura.lg.jp/sakura/tulip/
At Sakura Furusato Square, where you can enjoy seasonal flowers, about 15,000 sunflowers (Vincent), named after the Dutch painter “Van Gogh”, are in full bloom in mid-July.
Read more about the festival at: http://www.city.sakura.lg.jp/0000008953.html
During Sakura Cosmos Festival, visitors can enjoy the stunning view of a multi-colored field of cosmos blooming under the plaza’s romantic Dutch windmill.
Read more about the festival at: http://www.city.sakura.lg.jp/0000005633.html
Address: 2714 Usuida, Sakura, Chiba 285-0861, Japan
Telephone: +81 43-486-8898
Opening Hours: 24 Hours
How to get there?
From Keisei-Sakura Station, there is a 10-minute bus ride away (200 yen) on the Sakura City Community Bus Uchigo Route. Get off at Furusato Square Bus Stop.
From tourist information centers at the JR and Keisai Sakura Stations, visitors can easily rent a bike for getting to and traveling around the park. Regular bikes are available for 500 yen, while electric-assisted bikes are 1,000 yen.