Best Tourist Spots In Ibaraki

Here're best Tourist Spots in Ibaraki. We released a ranking of reviews about Tourist Spots posted by travelers and locals who have actually been to Ibaraki.

Best Tourist Spots In Ibaraki [1-10]




Nemophila Harmony like Blue Carpet

It is the Nemophila Harmony in Hitachi-kaihin park. The scenery looks like a blue carpet and goes well with the blue sky.


Blue World! A Flower Garden Of The Same Color As The Sky

Now, people from not only Japan but also all over the world visit here without a break. Miharashi Hills have proudly blooming nemophilas with so wonderful blue view at Hitachi Seaside Park in Ibaraki. I want you all to visit here at least once, because it's the best one among tourist attractions.◎Access: Cars must be involved in a traffic jam. You can use a shuttle bus from JR Katsuta Station, or use Hitachinaka Kaihin Railways.


Coming Soon! Let's Go to See the No.1 Carnival of Autumn Colored Kochia in the World

Twilight is the best time to see the red colored kochia, bassia scoparia. It was a little cloudy when I took the photos but this year, the bright red sky after sundown and kochia will be seen together! Can't wait!


Kairakuen Garden


A Fantastic Night Of Early Spring! Full-blown Plum Trees And Illuminated Kairaku Garden

I introduce 'night・plum blossoms・fastival'. On March 12, you can enjoy the candle night and skyrockets set off from Senba Lake as well as the illuminated plum trees. Why don't you come to plum festival's finale in Mito to feel the fantastic night of early spring?


Let's Make A Trip To Feel Spring! Kairaku-en's Plum Blossoms Festival, An Annual Event In Spring

Spring in Mito is a plum blossoms festival of Kairaku-en. In the large garden, a gallery of plum blossoms in all their glory is excellent which is like a large maze. On March 12, they'll set off skyrockets at the night festival, you must come to Mito to feel the spring!


Cosmos In Kairakuen Garden, One Of The Three Best Japanese Gardens

The cosmos at Kairakuen Garden's addition has reached the best to see. You can see colorful cosmos against the background of a famous house Kobun-tei.


Hananuki Valley


Fresh Green Leaves As Wonderful As Autumn Colored Leaves

Shiomidaki Bridge at Hananuki Valley. It's well known for the fresh greens from spring to summer, and autumn colored leaves. You can enjoy beautiful nature changing with seasons around here. Now, in early summer, the fresh leaves smell sweet, and the refreshing air fills up the valley.◎25 min by taxi from Takahagi Station of JR Joban Line. 20 min by car from Takahagi IC of Joban Speedway.


Naka Sunflower Field


250 Thousand Sunflowers Blooming As Far As You Can See At 4 Hectare Field

Naka Sunflower Festival is held every year. In 2018, they're almost in full-bloom today on August 18th, though the festival is going to be take place on 25th. They prepare also the huge maze of sunflowers, so we can enjoy the festival all day.


250 Thousand Sunflowers Blooming In The Large Site

It cleared for days together, we can see the beautiful sunflowers looking up everyday. The Sunflower Festival in 2018 will be held on Sunday, August 25th.


The Summer Wonderland Of Sunflower

The sunflowers covers all over the huge site. If the weather is good, you can see the stars above the flowers!! There's a temporary observatory.


Oarai Isosaki Shrine


What a Nice Collaboration of the Two! The Sunrise over the Shrine Gate 'Kamiiso Shrine Gate'

The Kamiiso Shrine is famous as a spiritual place. Because it is on seashore and face to due east, the sunrise view looks mystic and attracts visitors. But it is dependent upon the weather.


Wonderful Scenery Seen Only in Spring! Torii and Milky Way in Kamiiso

I introduced before, a famous Torii standing on the sea in Kamiiso, in fact, the Milky Way can be seen from here! It's only in spring, during the Milky Way raising from east to south. Mysterious scenery in this season.


A Torii Sacred Anytime

The picture of Kamiiso's Torii I took on a cloudy day, I felt sacredness of the torii tossed about by rough seas.


Amabiki Kannon Temple


Hydrangea Raft In An Inner Pond Of Amabiki Kannon Temple

The picked and floated hydrangea on a pond is like otherworldly scene. I like this very beautiful world! They'll change and float hydrangeas till around 7/20. And don't forget to pay homage at a temple, too.


Hina Matsuri Festival In Makabe


Hina-ningyo Dolls Displayed In The 160 Historical Houses And Storehouses

Various kinds of hina-dolls from historical ones over hundreds years ago to works by modern artists are displayed. It's good for you to take a whole day and walk around the town because you can eat special foods limited in the term of the festival. Listening to the story related to the hina-dolls at each house is also interesting.


Koga Fireworks Festival


This Summer's Most Moving Fireworks In Koga! And Most Beautiful 'Saishoku Senrin' In Japan

I introduce this summer's most moving fireworks display in Koga! It's finale was emblazoned by 'Saishoku Senrin' a kind of Japanese skyrocket. It was shot off in the sky far above the Koga town, and the thousands of small flowers blooming in the night sky are awesome! Please come to see them on this spot next year!


San-shakudama Firework 650 Meters In Diameter, Blooming Above Watarase River

Koga Firework Festival displays about 20 thousand fireworks, and it's the biggest one in Kanto Region. For the highlight, San-shakudama firework weights 300 kilogram, rises to 600 meters above in the sky, and blooms into 650 meters in diameter, it's so magnificent scale.


Kashima-jingu Shrine


Very Clear Water Able To See Over The Bottom & Beautiful Reflections

It's called Mitarashi Pond. Over 400 Thousand liters of water springs in a day, and it's legendarily talked as a miracle pond that the water sprang in one night and never gone dry even in the drought season. Now, Mitarashi Pond is a place of healing and purify.


A Famous Spiritual Power Spot In Japan! A Main Shrine Of 600 Kashima Shrines All Over Japan

Kashima Antlers of J.LEAGUE visits this historical shrine to pray for the victory. Such as a worshippers' hall roofed with imposing hinoki bark, a vermilion-lacquered gate which is one of the three best two-storied gates in Japan, and the oldest & biggest straight sword as a national treasure, there're many things to see.


Mt.Tsukuba Plum Garden


Let's Feel The Coming Of Spring! Somehow, The Familiar Mountains And A Gallery Of Plums In Full Bloom

I introduce the plum blossoms festival of Mt.Tsukuba that makes us feel 'somehow the familiar the scenery of mountains in Japan'. The best season to see the blossoms has come, and you can command a view of Kanto Plains from Azuma hut! Spring coming soon! Let's feel the coming of spring!


A Thousand White and Red Plum Blossam Trees Spreading On A Mountainside Of Tsukuba Where You Can View The Whole Kanto Plains

From a plum grove of Mt.Tsukuba, you can see the town sight, if the wether is good, glance over the Mt.Fuji and Tokyo Sky Tree. I recommend a walk while enjoying the little fragrance of white and red plum blossams.