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Ibaraki

Natural beauty from Tsukuba Geopark to Mito's Kairaku-en

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Mito's Plum Blossom Festival

Mito's Plum Blossom Festival

Feb 15 - Mar 29th

Every year during the second last week of February, Mito’s Kairakuen plays host to the Mito Plum Festival. Thanks to its long ..

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Hotel Season Mito

Hotel Season Mito

Elena Lisina

The Hotel Season Mito is located close to JR Mito Station. Featuring all of the modern comforts, the hotel is close to many places..

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Hitachiota Michi no Eki

Hitachiota Michi no Eki

Sleiman Azizi

Hitachiota Michi no Eki is one of many road stations in Ibaraki Prefecture. Offering drivers the chance to rest, each michi no eki..

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About Ibaraki

Okinawa Nagasaki Fukuoka Saga Kumamoto Kagoshima Miyazaki Oita Ehime Kochi Tokushima Kagawa Yamaguchi Hiroshima Okayama Tottori Shimane Hyogo Kyoto Osaka Wakayama Nara Shiga Mie Fukui Ishikawa Toyama Gifu Aichi Nagano Shizuoka Niigata Yamanashi Kanagawa Tokyo Saitama Gunma Tochigi Chiba Ibaraki Fukushima Miyagi Yamagata Iwate Akita Aomori Hokkaido
Region Kanto
Island Honshu
Capital Mito
Population 2,969,770
Area 6,096.93 sq. km

Easily accessible from Tokyo by the Tsukuba Express, Ibaraki Prefecture (茨城県, Ibaraki-ken) is known historically for being the home of the Mito branch of the Tokugawa clan during the Edo Period, including the famous daimyo Tokugawa Mitsukuni, or “Mito Komon,” the subject of a popular long-running TV series in Japan.

Two of the most popular tourist destinations in Ibaraki include the majestic Fukuroda Falls (which can spectacularly freeze over in the winter), as well as Kairaku-en, one of the Three Great Gardens of Japan.

Other places of note include the beaches on the coast, Hitachi Seaside Park and its pretty flower fields, and the Kashima Jingu shrine.

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