All Attractions in Ibaraki Prefecture

Attractions including all the main points of interest, tourist highlights and things to do in.

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    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 students learned both military arts and academics including medicine and astronomy. The main gate, the main hall Read more [...]

  • 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 donjon (tower), but it did have a moat and significant earthworks including a significant cutting into the Read more [...]

  • 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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    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.

  • 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.

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    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 of his domain.

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    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 of the Three Great Gardens of Japan. Kairakuen is in Mito.