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  • Hitachi Seaside Park
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    3.5
    4 Reviews
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    Ibaraki Pref. Hitachinakashi Mawatari Onuma 605-4
    A national park located in Hitachinaka City in Ibaraki Prefecture. The spacious grounds, totaling some 200 hectares, are filled with huge flower gardens. The nemophila in summer and bassia in autumn are particularly attractive seasonal plants. When in bloom, the park’s 4.5 million blue nemophila seem to bleed into the sky, creating a stunning sight. The fluffy bassia in autumn turning the area scarlet. The park also has a cycling course and barbecue area, making a perfect place for the whole family to enjoy an entire day together.

    大きなガラスの向こうに、水に浮かんだ花壇と太平洋が広がっていて、とてもきれいな景色です。 環境はすごくいいのに、カフェの客捌きが悪く、買うのにすごく待たされました。 ちょうどアートフラワー展をやっていたので、通常より混んではいましたが、コーヒー1杯買うだけで20分待ち…。

  • Sakura Traffic Park
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    4.0
    4 Reviews
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    Ibaraki Pref. Tsukubashi Aduma 4-3-3
    A vehicle-themed park located in Azuma, Tsukuba City where visitors can have fun while learning about traffic rules. The park is designed like a little city, including a brick station building modeled after Amsterdam Station in the Netherlands, small crosswalks, and traffic lights. There's also a D-51 steam locomotive on display which was completed in September 1937 and which operated until 1975, making the park a popular destination not only for families but train fans as well.

    自家用車でいきました。入口がわかりにくかったのですが、20台くらいの駐車場がありました。公園事務所は駅の姿で、駅のホームが再現され、D51が展示されていました。機関車の下には線路もあって、今にも走り出しそう。運転席にも自由に乗れて、初めて機関車の運転席に座ることができました。この大きな機関車を運転していた方々ってすごいですね。子どもよりもはしゃいでしまいました。 公園はあまり広くありませんが、坂道...

  • Okukuji Chanosato Park
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    5.0
    2 Reviews
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    Ibaraki Pref. Kujigundaigomachi Sanuki 1920
    A park situated along National Route 205 a 20-minute drive from Hitachi-Daigo Station on the JR Suigun Line in Kuji County, Ibaraki Prefecture. Serving as a center for Okukuji tea, which began being cultivated in the area in the Edo period, the park has a 3,000 square meter tea field and tea house where visitors can enjoy an authentic tea ceremony. The park also offers activities like tea picking, tea ceremony classes, and soba noodle making. The adjoining Japanese paper doll Museum - So Yamaoka theater displays pieces by Japanese paper doll artist So Yamaoka.

    公営の施設です。2月のはじめ、いたるところにひな人形が飾られていて、それは見事な景観でした。これだけのひな飾りをすることが驚きです。山岡草和紙人形館の常設展示は雪がテーマでした。雪国で暮らすほっこり感が気持ちを温めてくれました。外では、フクジュソウが咲き始めています。春ですね。

  • Tsukuba Expo ’85 Memorial Park
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    4.0
    31 Reviews
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    Ibaraki Pref. Tsukubashi Miyukigaoka 6
    A park erected on the site of the Expo '85 international exposition. The 10-meter tall Kagaku no Mon gate commemorates the expo; modeled after the symbol tower of the Japanese government's exposition hall, it was built to one fourth scale of the original. The silver balls suspended inside the gate depict the faces of four famous scientists, depending on the angle of the viewer. The park is also a renowned destination for cherry blossoms, and in spring some 300 Yoshino cherries come into bloom on the grounds.

    A quiet hi-tech industrial zone with a nice garden for few hours leisure! It is nice place to visit once to see how the Expo in 1985 was organized. There is an interesting map that shows which...

  • Hanadate Nature Park
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    Ibaraki Pref. Hitachiomiyashi Takabu 4611-1
    Known for its suspension bridge spanning the Hananuki Valley, in autumn the branches of trees covered in red and gold leaves stretch out over the waters of the river below, creating a picturesque tunnel.
  • Kasama Tsutsuji Park
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    Ibaraki Pref. Kasamashi Kasama 616-7
    A park where some 8,000 azalea plants spanning 25 varieties bloom en masse from mid-April to early May. The picturesque park also boasts a sweeping view of Kasama City. The park's mountain is perfect for hiking and the night view from the peak is particularly beautiful.
  • Kijo Park
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    3.0
    55 Reviews
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    Ibaraki Pref. Tsuchiurashi Chuou 1-13
    The grounds of this public park enclose the inner citadel of Tsuchiura Castle, the symbol of Tsuchiura City, as well as a portion of the castle's outer citadel. The park also features a natural grass lawn and beech trees designated Prefectural Natural Monuments, and the park serves as a space for relaxation and refreshment to the residents of the city.

    茨城県は土浦市にある亀城公園にやって来ました。 ここは、旧土浦城の本丸と二の丸の一部を整備した公園で、本丸はありませんが、お堀、櫓門、東櫓、西櫓、霞門があります。案内によると、お堀に囲まれたお城の姿が水に浮かぶ亀に見えることから、別名「亀城」と呼ばれているのだとか。無料ろいうこともあり、城内の広場には親子連れで賑わい、子供たちあ元気よくとびまわっています。見どころは現存の太鼓櫓門ぐらいでお城ファン...

  • Sakasai Castle Park
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    Ibaraki Pref. Bandoushi Sakasai 1262
    A park designated a Prefectural Historic Site encompassing the site of Sakasai Castle, a plains castle constructed in the late Warring States period. Built in 1577 by the Later Hojo clan to serve as a base for their expansion into northern Kanto, the castle was destroyed by the mighty samurai lord Toyotomi Hideyoshi in 1590 and abandoned. Today, the outer moat and portions of the castle base still remain in an untouched state. Castle facilities such as the main gate, bridge, walls, main building, and two-tier tower have been reconstructed in based on archeological excavations, showing what the castle looked like in its heyday and giving visitors the chance to feel like they've gone back in time. Some 200 cherry trees grow on the grounds, including Beni Sashima cherries, an endemic Ibaraki variety, and the park is a top local destination for viewing cherry blossoms in the spring.
  • Gongenyama Park
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    Ibaraki Pref. Itakoshi Ushibori Outside 174-1
    "Renowned for its cherry and azalea blossoms, this public park has also been selected for a list of Ibaraki Prefecture's 100 most picturesque locations. The park's observatory offers a sweeping view of Lake Kasumigaura and the area sprawling along the Kitatone River, and, on clear days, Mt. Fuji. It is said that ""Joshu Ushibori,"" one of the famous ""36 Views of Mt. Fuji"" woodblock print series by Hokusai, was created here."
  • Kogakubo Park
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    4.0
    38 Reviews
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    Ibaraki Pref. Kogashi Kounosu 399-1
    "A large park with spacious grounds spanning 25 hectares. The park encloses several historic structures, including the Nakayama Residence, a large farmhouse built in the mid-Edo period; and the Tobita Residence, the oldest ""magariya""-style building in the prefecture. The park is also a renowned destination for flower viewing, and some 1,500 flowering peach trees spanning five varieties grow on the grounds, in addition to a lotus pond in which grow Oga lotuses, an ancient lotus variety. The Koga Peach Festival is held at the park each year when the trees are in bloom, attracting many visitors who come to enjoy the beauty of the flowers."

    3月は桃と桜が満開で見頃です。土日はとても混みますが平日はゆっくり見れますよ! Good season is March! Becose fulled bloom on March. This place best recommend!

  • Shiki no Sato Park
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    Ibaraki Pref. Moriyashi Midori 2-37
    A public park located in an industrial park district in Moriya City. Some 31,000 Japanese iris plants grow on the grounds and come into beautiful bloom each year in June.
  • Kokaigawa Fureai Park
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    Ibaraki Pref. Shimotsumashi Horigome 1650-1
    "A park dedicated to ""nature and people"" which is divided into seven zones, including a nature watching zone, children's area, and barbecue ground. Each year in May, some two million poppy plants carpet the grounds with their flowers."
  • Mito City Forest Park
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    4.0
    28 Reviews
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    Ibaraki Pref. Mitoshi Abotsukechou 588-1
    A park enclosing pine forest, mixed tree groves, and ponds. The numerous life-sized models of dinosaurs are popular with children. There's also large playground equipment and a petting zoo where children can play with goats and rabbits.

    名に違わぬ森林っぷりで、その分大きな恐竜像達もネタバレせず眼前に現れる楽しさがあります。 幼児も楽しめるのはロング滑り台くらいですが、かなりロングでまた日陰にあるので、これ一つでかなり楽しめると思います。小学生からはアスレチックも使えると思います。 山道もあり、また公式サイトにある地図のイメージよりかなり広いのでスニーカーでどうぞ。 シェーブル館のソフトクリームはヤギ乳20%入りで人を選びますが...

  • Auto campground Greenvila Daigo
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    5.0
    1 Reviews
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    Ibaraki Pref. Kujigundaigomachi Asagawa 2921
    A public park which makes use of the natural beauty and hot springs of the Okukuji region. The park's full array of facilities includes a hot spring pool open year-round, a caravan campground, and tennis courts.

    個人的に日本一と思えるローラー滑り台があります。長さも長く、ジェットコースターみたいにストンと落ちる個所有りで、かなりスリリング。子どもは大喜びすること間違いなしです。虫の形をした複合遊具もおもしろいですし、子連れで行くのをおススメします。

  • Ono Shiosai Hamanasu Park
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    4.0
    16 Reviews
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    Ibaraki Pref. Kashimashi Tsunore 2096-1
    "A public park commanding a view of the Kashima Sea. The park's array of facilities include a huge, 154-meter long jumbo slide facing the ocean and other playground equipment, as well as a lovely walking path which follows a mountain stream. Visitors are also encouraged to come to take a walk here and enjoy the park's cherry blossoms, plum flowers, Japanese roses, and other seasonal flowering plants. The ""Uchu Tenboto"" tower offers a 360 panoramic view of the area."

    長いローラー滑り台やザイルクライミング、大きな複合遊具があり、子どもは大喜びで遊んでいました。展望台からは太平洋の眺めがよく、天気が良ければスカイツリーも見えるそうです。公園内には間欠泉や水琴窟、吊り橋もあり、散策が楽しいです。

  • Asahi Toge Tembo Park
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    Ibaraki Pref. Tsuchiurashi Ono 1291-14
    A public park with beautiful scenery selected for inclusion in a list of the best 100 tourist attractions in Ibaraki Prefecture. From the park's observatory, visitors can get a sweeping view of Mt. Tsukuba, Lake Kasumigaura, and the Kanto Plain, and, on clear days, Mt. Fuji, Tokyo Skytree, and the vast sea of buildings of Tokyo's Shinjuku city subcenter. The park has a ground for paragliders to take off and on weekends many paragliding lovers make their way here. Also famous for its night view, the park is a popular destination for couples and photography lovers.
  • Tsuchiura City Kasumigaura Comprehensive Park
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    Ibaraki Pref. Tsuchiurashi Oiwata 145
    A large park with an abundance of natural areas sprawling on the shore of Lake Kasumigaura. Facilities include a large playground, pool, aquatic plant garden, and rest house, and the park is particularly popular with families. The Dutch windmill which serves as a symbol of the park was erected to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the establishment of Tsuchiura City; there's an observatory located halfway up the windmill's tower.
  • Toyosato Yukari no Mori
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    Ibaraki Pref. Tsukubashi Tohigashi 676
    A nature park boasting 12-hectare grounds and red pine and sawtooth oak plains forest. Visitors can enjoy a variety of outdoor activities here such as insect collecting and observation and bird watching. Park facilities include a playground, tennis courts, craft hall, campground, barbecue ground, and lodges.
  • Izuramisaki Park
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    Ibaraki Pref. Kitaibarakishi Otsuchouidura
    A 15 minute drive from the Kita-Ibaraki Interchange. A small park on the tip of Cape Otsu jutting out into the Pacific Ocean with a view of the Rokkakudo, a red hexagonal pavilion and local landmark. Situated on a cliff a little above the ocean, the scenery as seen from the park is gorgeous and like something out of a painting. The park has walking courses, benches, and roofed rest area. The park was also used as a filming location for the movie “Tenshin” and has a memorial viewing tower dedicated to remembering the Great East Japan Earthquake. Come on a sunny day and enjoy a picnic lunch on the park’s lawn.
  • Ibaraki Prefectural Doho Park
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    4.0
    67 Reviews
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    Ibaraki Pref. Tsukubashi Ninomiya 2-20
    Ibaraki Prefectural Doho Park located in Tsukuba City is a prefectural urban park. Seasonal trees spread out around the Doho Pond. In addition to an athletics field and a gymnasium, which is available for a fee, it is equipped with a year-round heated pool and tennis courts with night lighting. There is also an athletic facility which is free of charge and families can also enjoy it together. It holds sports classes such as tennis and swimming, events such as ground golf competitions, and orienteering.

    The park has a quite lake. Good hiking path around the lake. A café shop is on the shore of the lake. With a large window of the lake view. It is quite and peaceful. A lecture room is on the top...

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Just a stone's throw from Tokyo, Ibaraki is a coastal prefecture that has mastered juxtapositions, where old shrines meet new scientific discoveries and traditional gardens are frequented by the inventors of some of the newest technology. Head to Mito City's Kairakuenーone of Japan's Three Great Gardensーin spring to experience the cellestial blooming of fantastic cherry blossoms at the annual sakura festival.

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