Friday, September 16, 2016

:::SPECIAL::: # Three great sightseeing spots in Ibaraki Prefecture! Kanto area travel information!!

Kanto Area Travel Information

Ibaraki Prefecture - Three Famous Sightseeing Spots

Do you want to spend a day or two in area that is away from Tokyo sometimes? Actually there are many other great sightseeing places in other prefectures near Tokyo! Today, we will take you to Ibaraki Prefecture and show you three famous sightseeing spots that you may interested visiting!

01. Hitachi Seaside Park

If you love flowers and photography, you will love this park in Hitachinaka, Ibaraki! In the park, there are many different kinds of flowers that you can see from spring to autumn! 

Picture credited to Hitachi Seaside Park
Suisen Fantasy

In late March to mid of April, you can see beautiful narcissuses all over the park. Over 600 species of narcissuses are grown every year!

Tulip World

220 kinds and over 280,000 of colorful tulips can be seen from mid to late April!

Nemophila Harmony

From late April to mid of May, 4.5 million of nemophilas covered the Miharashi Hills in beautiful light blue! It is an awesome time to come and take some good pictures!

Picture credited to Hitachi Seaside Park
Bassia scoparia Carnival

Starting from late September to mid October, bassia scoparia are grown all over the Miharashi Hills. From green color to crimson red color, it is a really popular spot to visit in autumn!

Bassia scoparia carnival 2016
Period: September 17 (Sat.) to October 23 (Sun.), 2016

Hitachi Seaside Park
Opening hours:
09:30 - 17:00 (September 1 to October 31, 2016)
09:30 - 16:30 (November 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017)
Closed on every Monday (If public holiday falls on Monday, park will be closed on the following Tuesday), December 31 and January 1, first Tuesday to Friday of February
*Park is open EVERY DAY from October 1 to 31.

Admission Fees:
410 yen for adults (15 years old and over)
210 yen for seniors (65 years old and over)
80 yen for children (7 to 14 years old)
Free for children under 6 years old

02. Mount Tsukuba

By the Tsukuba Express, in just 45 minutes, you can reach Tsukuba in Ibaraki Prefecture from Akihabara Tokyo!

After arriving at the Tsukuba station, take a 45 minutes bus ride to reach Mount Tsukuba!

Hop on the cable car and enjoy the beautiful scenery from Mount Tsukuba!

Land on the top of Mount Tsukuba to overview the land of Kanto!

On top of mountain, you can find the Mount Tsukuba Shrine and an class style street too!

Mount Tsukuba

Cable Car Homepage (Japanese):

Tsukuba Express Homepage (English):

If you are interested in learning more about Mount Tsukuba, you can check out our earlier blog:

03. Fukuroda Falls

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Fukuroda Falls is located in Daigo-machi in Ibaraki Prefecture. The height of the fall is about 120 meters tall and the width is 73 meters wide. Unlike other falls that you have seen, Fukuroda Falls is famous for the slowness and calmness!

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In winter, you can even try to climb and walk on the falls since it is all frozen!

Fukuroda Falls
Address: 3-19 Fukuroda, Daigo, Kuji District, Ibaraki Prefecture
Homepage (Japanese):
Google Map

If you want to have a short trip away from city like Tokyo, Ibaraki Prefecture is a good choice for you! Hope you like our sharing today!

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