Best in Japan Again! Rape Blossoms in Yokohama-machi, Aomori Prefecture

Widely known for its Nanohana (rape blossoms) festival, Yokohama-machi in Aomori Prefecture has returned to its throne with the biggest seeded acreage of Nanohana flower.

Reference URL: Toh-oh Nippo website


There is no doubt that there is a “huge difference between No.1 and No.2 when it comes to appealing products,” mentioned by a town official.


1. What is the second-highest mountain in Japan?

2. What is the second-largest lake in Japan?

3. Which prefecture produces the second-largest amount of tea in Japan?

4. Which prefecture produces the second-largest amount of potatoes in Japan?

*Check out the answers below↓


As you can see, it is hard to think of something in the second place, which makes the return of Yokohama-machi to the top somewhat special. Nanohama Marathon will be held again this year in May with participants running through seemingly ceaseless Nanohana flower fields.

[Nanohana Festival in Yokohama 2014]

Date: Sat. May 17 and Sun. May 18, 2014

*For more details, please visit the website of Yokohama-machi below.


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  1. Mt. Kitadake, Yamanashi Prefecture
  2. Lake Kasumigaura, Ibaraki Prefecture
  3. Kagoshima Prefecture
  4. Nagasaki Prefecture