Recommended Theme and Activities
Mikan, or ‘oranges of Japan’ has such features as rich in flavor, sweet, small, and easy to peel as the peel is thin. Hamamatsu City is the area famous for Lake Hamana “Mikkabi mikan” with high sugar content and juiciness. “Mikan picking” from October to the middle of December is recommendable. There are many mikan orchards where all-you-can-eat style mikan picking is available. At the Hamamatsu Fruits Park in the outskirts of Hamamatsu City, annually 15 different kinds of fruits such as peaches, apples and pears can be picked in accordance with the best picking time of each fruit. The picked fruits are sold by weight, and can be taken home and very popular for their freshness and tastiness.