Sad news as Inakadate Murrals Washes Away 

​This is sad news for a Japanese village famous for creating stunning pieces of art in its rice fields: the cold winter showers have washed away its unique crop murals.


Inakadate, about 600 miles north of Tokyo, started its “agricultural artistry” in 1993. The villagers experimented with 4 kinds of colored crops carefully planting them to create amazing murals.

The one tiny village of 8,700 people has now become so popular that it attracts more than 150,000 visitors every year to see the amazing paddy field displays.

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