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Ibaraki Survey

Dear Reader, Thank you for your interest in Ibaraki Prefecture. Admittedly, among Japanese people, Ibaraki is thought to be one of the less interesting places to visit. However, hopefully this featured article showed you that that's...

【Ibaraki】And More to Visit…

Ibaraki is proud of its cultural heritage and incredible nature sprawling across the whole prefecture, and there is a lot to love. Witness the dreamlike ocean views of Oarai lsozaki Jinja as waves from the Pacific...

【Ibaraki】Modern Technology and Japanese Nature in Ibaraki

Japanese Nature and Modern Technology in Ibaraki Tsukuba Science City / Mt.Tsukuba / Kasumigaura Modern Technology On the more modern side of Ibaraki, the studious city of Tsukuba has become influential in the world of science and...

【Ibaraki】Alluring Traditional Crafts and the Learning Spirit of the Last Samurai

Alluring Traditional Crafts and the Learning Spirit of the Last Samurai Kasama / Yuki / Mito Traditional Crafts Over the years, Ibaraki has carved out its identity as the patient craftsman of some of Japan’s greatest art,...
wisteria in Ashikaga park

Tokyo day trips: spring flower landscapes

Spring is a season of new beginnings, new life and good weather. The cherry blossoms in Japan don't last long, but they create a wave of excitement that we can ride all the way...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Ibaraki Prefecture

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kanto Ibaraki Ibaraki Prefecture 1 ~ 6  1 Hanazono Gorge (花園渓谷) in Kita- Ibaraki [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d3191.8488597773317!2d140.63361481529193!3d36.870036379934156!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x0%3A0xd230623aa98b7a65!2z6Iqx5ZyS5riT6LC3!5e0!3m2!1sen!2sus!4v1476258345674&w=100%&h=100%] First colors: Late October Color Peak: Early to late November Access: 30min taxi ride from Isohara Station (JR...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Ibaraki Prefecture (2)

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kanto Ibaraki 3 Hananuki Gorge & Hananuki Dam (花貫渓谷・花貫ダム) in Takahagi [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d3197.5381032518612!2d140.61540461528813!3d36.73365297996233!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x0%3A0x74dca1c902e21b8!2z6Iqx6LKr5riT6LC3!5e0!3m2!1sen!2sus!4v1476258422266&w=100%&h=100%] First colors: Early November Color Peak: Mid to late November Event: Hananuki Gorge Autumn Foliage Festival October 29 - November...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Ibaraki Prefecture (3)

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kanto Ibaraki 5 Hitachi Seaside Park (国営ひたち海浜公園) Kochia plants [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d3211.1965687423726!2d140.59440651527882!3d36.404439180031964!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x0%3A0x596691775ee5e39e!2z5Zu95Za244Gy44Gf44Gh5rW35rWc5YWs5ZyS!5e0!3m2!1sen!2sus!4v1476258483026&w=100%&h=100%] First colors: Early October Color Peak: Middle of October Access: 15min taxi or bus ride from Katsuta Station (JR Joban Line) Address: 605-4...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Kanto

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kanto Kanto is located on Japan’s Honshu island and consists of seven prefectures: Gunma, Tochigi, Ibaraki, Saitama, Tokyo, Chiba, and Kanagawa. As the most densely populated area in Japan,...

Summer With A Bang! – Top 3 Runners-up Fireworks Festivals in Japan 2016

From breathtaking patterns in the sky to exhilarating festival parades, summer brings out the passion in Japan. And if our selection of top 3 Fireworks Festivals in Japan wasn't enough for you, these 3...