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Ushiku Daibutsu

An hour north-east of Tokyo, the Ushiku Daibutsu is a towering statue of the Amida Buddha. A full hundred and twenty meters tall, it also contains esoteric exhibit rooms.

Hitachi Seaside Park

A perfect day outside Tokyo at Hitachi Seaside Park, a seaside park with gardens and an amusement park. It is a great place to see the fall colors.

Oarai Isosaki Shrine

Oarai Isosaki Shrine is tucked away in Oarai, Ibaraki where a lone torii gate stands amid the crashing waves of the Pacific Ocean. It is said to be one of the best places in Japan to view the sunrise.

Matsuri Tsukuba

Matsuri Tsukuba is the science city's end of summer festival, August 25th and 26th. See massive nebuta floats, try local and international street food, hear traditional and modern music, and celebrate summer with Tsukuba people.