Ibaraki prefecture is located in the northeast of Tokyo and faces the Pacific Ocean. In the city of Mito which is the prefectural office's location, there is a famous Japanese garden Kairakuen. And, about 2 hours by express bus from Tokyo station, there is Hitachi Seaside Park. In this vast park, there are stunning flower gardens as seen in the photo above. Various flowers are blooming throughout the year.
Outline of Ibaraki
Photos: Kashima-jingu Shrine in Ibaraki Prefecture
Speaking of the most ancient and majestic shrines around Tokyo, I first think of Kashima-jingu Shrine, about 100 kilometers northeast of Tokyo. It is said to have been built in 660 BC. Its area is about 70 hectares. When Kasuga Taisha Shrine was built in Nara, it is said that Kashima-jingu ...
Fukuroda-no-Taki (Fukuda Waterfall)
Photos: Fukuroda-no-Taki (Fukuda Waterfall)
This page introduces "Fukuroda-no-Taki (Fukuda Waterfall) ". It is one of the most famous waterfalls in Japan, located about 2.5 hours drive north of Tokyo. The waterfall looks elegant from a distance, but when you get closer to it, the water volume is surprisingly large. In the winter, the water freezes ...
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Bon KUROSAWA I have long worked as a senior editor for Nihon Keizai Shimbun (NIKKEI) and currently work as an independent web writer. At NIKKEI, I was the editor-in-chief of the media on Japanese culture. Let me introduce a lot of fun and interesting things about Japan. Please refer to this article for more details.