IBARAKI PREFECTURE

Ibaraki Prefecture is located along the eastern coastline of the main island of Honshu in the Kanto region. The capital city of Ibaraki Prefecture is Mito, which is famous for Kairakuen, one of the Three Great Gardens of Japan.

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Ibaraki Prefecture

Ibaraki Prefecture
Ibaraki Prefecture is along the eastern coastline of the main island of Honshu in the Kanto region. The capital city of Ibaraki Prefecture is Mito, which is famous for Kairakuen, one of the...

IBARAKI PREFECTURE CAPITAL

Mito

Mito
Mito is about 100km northeast of Tokyo in Ibaraki Prefecture. This close proximity to Tokyo, has made location Mito a satellite city of Tokyo, with many people living in Mito and working in ...

IBARAKI CASTLES

Mito Castle
Mito Castle was a hilltop style Japanese Castle in Mito Ibaraki Prefecture. Today it is very difficult to see that Mito Castle ever existed. Mito Castle never featured large stone walls or a...

IBARAKI LANDMARKS

Kobuntei

Kobuntei
Kobuntei is a historic three-story wooden building in Kairakuen Mito. Tokugawa Nariaki ordered the construction of Kobuntei as a location to host parties for writers, artists and residents o...

Kodokan

Kodokan
Kodokan, in Mito Ibaraki Prefecture, was the largest and one of the most famous schools in Japan at the time. Tokugawa Nariaki established Kodokan in 1841 as a school for Mito clan, where st...

IBARAKI SHRINES

Tokiwa Jinja Shrine

Tokiwa Jinja Shrine
Tokiwa Jinja Shrine is a Shinto shrine in Mito Ibaraki Prefecture, next to Kairakuen. Tokiwa Jinja Shrine was established in 1868 to enshrine Tokugawa Mitsukuni and Tokugawa Nariaki....

IBARAKI GARDENS and PARKS

Kairakuen

Kairakuen
Kairakuen is most famous for its 3000 plum trees (the most any where in Japan) which flower in early spring. There are over 100 different varieties of plum trees in Kairakuen, which is one o...

Kamine Park
Kamine Park and Heiwa Street in Hitachi Ibaraki Prefecture is famous for its cherry blossom and is considered one of Japan's Top 100 Cherry Blossom Spots....

Shizumine Park
Shizumine Park, in Nakashi in Ibaraki Prefecture, is most famous for its cherry blossom being considered one of Japan's Top 100 Cherry Blossom Spots....

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