Sights in Ibaraki
Kairou Gallery Mon
This is a select shop of Kasamayaki. Kasamayaki is one of the traditional crafts designated by the country, and its history dates from Edo period. This gallery
Art Tower Mito
This complex, comprising a contemporary art gallery, a theater and a concert hall, derives its name from the 100-meter-tall tower on its premises. Visitors can
This park is located in a quiet neighborhood in the Koga area and features about 2000 peach trees. Famously known for the annual Peach Blossom festival in late
Tsukuba Wanwan Land
This dog theme park is located in Ibaraki Prefecture. In Japanese, "Wanwan" means 'doggy', and this amusement park is full of many of them. Visitors can bring t
Resort Outlets Oarai
Located a 15-minute walk from Oarai Station, this outlet mall features about 60 restaurants and shops, including fashion stores, sports and outdoor shops, as we
Oarai Isosaki Jinja Shrine
Located in Oarai, this historic shrine was established in 856 and is dedicated to the Japanese deity Onamuchi-no-mikoto, who is believed to be a god of nation-b
Located on the Oarai Coast, this torii gate is one of three gates affiliated with Oarai Isosaki Jinja Shrine. It can be found on an island rock in the sea. Faci
Factory tour, theme park and cafe to learn about cod roe (mentaiko) fishing and cuisine.
Kasama Castle Remains
Kasama Castle was a yamashiro (mountaintop castle) built in 1219.
Hitachi Osakana Center
The Hitachi Osakana Center is a large fish market in Hitachi City. There are also fresh seafood restaurants and shops around the market.
Sansui is a Japanese restaurant located in Mito City that specializes in local cuisine such as angler hotpots and natto dishes.
Kikusui is a yakiniku/sukiyaki/shabushabu (all different kinds of Japanese style BBQ) restaurant located in Mito City.
Kashima Shrine, also known as Kashima Jingu, is the oldest and largest shrine in the Kanto region. The shrine is dedicated to the shinto god of martial arts.
Mt. Tsukuba is 877 meters high and can be climbed using a cable car rope-way. The mountain is rich in vegetation and contains over 1000 types of plants.
Tsukuba Expo Center
The Tsukuba Expo Center is a science museum/planetarium located in Tsukuba City.
Kasumigaura Lake is 220.0km² large and is the second largest lake in Japan. The lake is included in the "Nihon-hyakkei", Japan's 100 most famous landscapes chos
The Kodokan was the largest clan school in the Edo period and was something similar to today's universities. Three of the buildings are important cultural prope