In the Ofunato City, Iwate Prefecture tohoku japan, which is also called Tsubaki no Sato because Yabutsubaki grows naturally in various parts of the city.
Goishi Beach, which is also known as a scenic spot and tourist attraction, has a facility named The World’s Camellia Hall, Goishi(Sekai no Tsubaki-kan Goishi), and exhibits 700 camellias of about 600 types from 13 countries from around the world.
Sekai no Tsubaki-kan Goishi is Japan’s largest indoor exhibition facility with a camellia theme.
The best time to see the flowers is from January to March, and an event called Tsubaki Festival is held at the same time.
When the flowers reach their heyday, it is a season when you can feel the severe winter cold in the Tohoku region, but the building is equipped with heating, so a comfortable viewing environment is in place.
There are many types of camellias that can be viewed here.
Camellia is produced in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Belgium, Italy, France, United Kingdom, Vietnam, Portugal, Philippines, China, and Taiwan in addition to Japan.
Sekai no Tsubakikan-Goishi
Address: Ofunato City Iwate Prefecture Tohoku Japan.
Opening Hours: 9: 00-17: 00
Closed day: Monday
The best time to see camellia: January – March
Admission fee: Adult 500 yen, High school student 500 yen, Elementary school students and junior high school students 300 yen