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Tambara Lavender Park
The Tambara Lavender Park boasts the largest lavender fields in the Kanto area with around 50,000 flowers in a vast area of 200,000m2. There are a wide variety of lavenders that bloom throughout the flowering season, so no matter when you visit you’ll be able to enjoy beautiful scenery. Inside of the park, there are lots of other attractions to see like day lily fields, the sunflower zone, Tanbo Land playground, and so on. (Park opens from late June to early September.)
- Tambara Kogen, Numata-shi, Gunma
- Contact No.
- From JR Numata Station, take a direct bus for 50 minutes (only runs from mid-July to mid-August)
- Opening Hours / Holidays
- Tambara Lavender Park operating hours: End of June to early September (open every day throughout the season)
Lift hours: 8:30-16:30
The hours and dates of operation of the park may change slightly according to the blooming of the flowers so please be sure to check the official website.
- Official Website
- Time Required
- 2.5 hours
- Admission fee
- Tambara Lavender Park admission fee: 1,000 yen (elementary school students and under are free) *Separate required fee for the Summer Mountain Lift
- Other Information
- *Dates, times, and fares for the Tambara Ski Park differ from those listed above.
※ Some information is displayed in Japanese and machine-translated English, which may not be accurate.
For the latest information, please check the official website for each spot.
Sweeping views of the lavender fields
In the very back of the park is a large viewing deck from which you can get magnificent views of the lavender fields located at a height of 1,350 m above sea level. Please come and enjoy the scenes of the largest lavender fields in the Kanto area.
Flower fields around lavender
In the park, there are beautiful flower fields to see other than the lavender like the Color Hill, the Sunflower Zone, and the Day Lily Plaza. Especially popular as a photo spot is the red salvia flowers planted in the shape of a heart called the “Heart Field” that lies right in the center of a lavender field.
Enjoy a tour through the sky by the lifts
In the park, you can also enjoy a tour through the sky on the 700 m long “Summer Mountain Lift” that offers beautiful views of the flowers. When you think of lifts, you may expect daunting heights, but the lifts in Tambara Lavender Park are relatively low and we recommend them for even kids as well as those with a little fear of heights! (Lifts only run during the summer season.)
Popular sweets made with lavender
Located in the center of the park is Tambara Kitchen where you can eat some of the famous lavender ice cream! The harmony of the rich milk and refreshing lavender makes for a brilliant treat that will sell over 1,000 cones a day and around 60,000 cones throughout the season.
The park becomes a ski resort in winter!
In summer, you can see beautiful lavender fields at the Tambara Lavender Park, but during the winter season from the end of November to the beginning of May, the area changes shape into the Tambara Ski Park! In total, there are eight ski courses including the longest run that is 2,550 m long and a “Kids’ Park” play and sled area which makes for a popular area to enjoy winter sports.