Inakadate Rice Art Fields

Photo: Aomori Travel

Inakadate in Aomori Prefecture is famous for its stunning and intricate rice paddy art. What began in 1993 with purple and yellow rice plants forming a picture of Mt. Iwaki has since grown into an annual event that draws in hundreds of thousands of visitors from around Japan and even internationally.


There are two observation venues: Inakadate and Yayoi no Sato. There is a free shuttle bus running from Tanbo Art Station that visits both venues.



123-1 Nakatsuji Inakadate Inakadate-mura Minamitsugaru-gun Aomori-ken 038-1113 (Directions)


9:00 - 17:00 Open Now

Opening Hours

Monday 9:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 9:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 9:00 - 17:00
Thursday 9:00 - 17:00
Friday 9:00 - 17:00
Saturday 9:00 - 17:00
Sunday 9:00 - 17:00
Holidays 9:00 - 17:00

Phone Number


General Amenities

  • Shops
  • Pet Friendly
  • Free guides/pamphlets
  • Restroom


Get off at Tanbo Art Station on the Konan Line and take an 11-minute shuttle ride.

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