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Kusatsu Onsen

Tambara Lavender Park

Minakami, Oze, Numata Area

About 50,000 lavender shrubs are planted on the ski slopes. During the peak season from mid-July to mid-August, a brilliant carpet of purple flowers in full bloom covers the slopes. The purple lavender carpet can be enjoyed also from the ski lift.

Basic Information

  • Tambara Kogen, Numata-shi, Gunma
  • Mapcode: 540 399 160*82
  • ・ About 50 minutes by taxi from the Numata Station on the JR Joetsu Line
    ・ Take the Kan-etsu Kotsu Tambara Lavender Park Shuttle Bus from Platform 4 in front of the Numata Station on the JR Joetsu Line headed for Tambara-center-house for about 50 minutes. Get off at Tambara-lavender-park.
    You can also take the Kashozan Line headed for Tambara-center-house for about 70 minutes. Get off at Tambara-lavender-park.
    * The shuttle bus only operates from July 13 through August 15, 2019. When the shuttle bus is not operational, take the Saturday, Sunday, and holiday limited Kashozan Line bus.
    ・ About 30 minutes by car from Numata IC of Kan-Etsu Expressway
  • Scheduled on Saturday, July 4 through Sunday, August 30, 2020 8:30 Am - 4:30 PM (last entrance at 3:45 PM) * Dates and times may change due to the condition of the flowers. Lift: 8:30 AM–3:45 PM (ascending), 8:30 AM–4:15 PM (descending)
  • Open 7 days a week during the opening period
  • ▼Parking: Free (1,500 cars and buses)
    ▼Best time to see lavender: Mid-July to mid-August
    ▼Admission:
    ・ For entrance:
    - Adult (junior high school age and older): 1,200 yen
    - Child (elementary school age and younger): free
    ・ Summer lift:
    - Adult: 500 yen for one-way, 900 yen for round-trip
    - Elementary school age: 400 yen for one-way, 600 yen for round-trip
    - Under elementary school age: free
  • https://www.tambara.co.jp/lavenderpark/en/
  • Final day of update: June 26, 2020

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