Huis Ten Bosch (Nagasaki Pref.) ★★★★★ The spring tulip festival is spectacular!

Huis Ten Bosch

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Please note that the information and photos provided here might be outdated, so always confirm before your visit.

Address 1-1 Huistenbosch-cho, Sasebo, Nagasaki 859-3292, Japan
Access Approximately 50 minutes by bus from Nagasaki Airport, 1 hour and 30 minutes by rapid train from JR Nagasaki Station, and 1 hour and 45 minutes by limited express train from JR Hakata Station.
phone TEL 0570-064-110(Huis Ten Bosch General Information Navidial)
Website Japanese Website
English Website
Chinese Website (simplified)
Chinese website (Traditional)
Korean Website
Thai Website
Recommended flowers Tulips: Early February to early April
Highlights Huis Ten Bosch, a theme park that recreates the streets of Europe, is also a gorgeous flower park. 1 million tulips bloom during the “Tulip Festival” held from early February to early April, roses from mid-May, hydrangeas in June, sunflowers in summer, and roses in autumn, In mid-May, roses bloom, hydrangeas bloom in June, sunflowers bloom in the summer, and roses bloom in the fall.

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Guide to Enjoyment

 

About Huis Ten Bosch

Nestled in the heart of Saga Prefecture, Huis Ten Bosch is a theme park that perfectly replicates the charm of the Netherlands. Spanning over 152 hectares, it stands as one of the largest theme parks in Japan. With its picturesque canals, iconic windmills, and European-styled buildings, visitors can feel as if they’ve stepped into a Dutch city.

Spring Tulip Festival

Springtime at Huis Ten Bosch is truly special, thanks to the annual Spring Tulip Festival. During this period, the park gets adorned with over 700,000 tulips of 300 different varieties. The sea of vibrant tulips offers visitors a spectacular view and is a highlight for both locals and tourists. Walking amidst the colorful tulips, with European-style architecture in the backdrop, is an experience that blurs the lines between Japan and Europe.

Attractions and Activities

1. **Amusement Rides:** From relaxing boat rides on the canals to thrilling roller coasters, there’s something for everyone.
2. **Workshops:** Engage in traditional European craft workshops, like making clogs or painting Delftware.
3. **Water Shows:** The park boasts incredible water shows, combining fountains, lights, and music into mesmerizing performances.
4. **Light Fantasy:** When the sun sets, Huis Ten Bosch transforms with illuminations. The entire park lights up in a kaleidoscope of colors, making evening strolls magical.

Nearby Attractions

While Huis Ten Bosch offers a plethora of activities, Saga Prefecture itself is rich in culture and nature.

Saga Castle

One of the historical landmarks of the region, Saga Castle’s grounds and reconstructed buildings offer a peek into Japan’s feudal past.

Karatsu Castle

Overlooking the sea, Karatsu Castle is known for its beautiful architecture and scenic views.

Yoshinogari Historical Park

Step back in time at this archaeological site that provides insights into Japan’s Yayoi period with reconstructed buildings and exhibits.

Travel Tips

– Huis Ten Bosch is easily accessible by train from various major cities, including Fukuoka and Nagasaki.
– The park hosts various seasonal events, so check their calendar before planning your visit.
– Local cuisine in Saga is a treat. Don’t miss out on trying Saga beef or the region’s fresh seafood.

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