Tourists flocking to flower festival at base of Mount Fuji

FUJI-KAWAGUCHIKO, JAPAN (NBC) – Tourists in Japan are flocking to a flower festival near Lake Motosu at the base of Mount Fuji.

Over 800,000 pink, white and purple moss phlox plants are blooming over six acres.

Visitors were seen taking pictures of the colorful scenery together with the legendary mountain on a gorgeous day.

The Fuji Shiba Sakura Festival runs to the end of this month. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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