Shopping Spots in Ibaraki Area

  • Ami Premium Outlets
    Shopping
    4-1-1 Yoshimi Ami-machi, Inagi-gun, Ibaraki Prefecture
    This outlet mall that opened in 2009 is right off the Ken-O Expressway Ami-Higashi Interchange. Capturing the style of the American West-Coast here you’ll find almost 150 different shops made up of popular foreign brands, casual brands, lifestyle shops, and restaurants. The wide aisles throughout the mall make it easy to traverse for those with strollers or wheelchairs. A kid’s room and nursing room are also available on site.
  • Oarai Seaside Station
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    3.0
    106 Reviews
    Shopping
    Ibaraki Pref. Higashibarakigunoaraimachi Minatochuou 11-2
    This outlet mall—located near the beach of Oarai Town, Higashiibaraki county, Ibaraki Prefecture—is a great spot for shopping or meals while feeling the beach wind on your skin. It has been undergoing renewal as “Oarai Seaside Station” since the operating company changed in July 2017. They are maintaining operations during the renewal, and it is scheduled for a grand re-opening in spring 2018.

    ガルパンギャラリーを目的に行きました。まいわい市場は特産品が沢山ありお土産購入には大変便利です。貸し自転車も有ります。

  • Nakaminato Osakana Ichiba
    Shopping
    Ibaraki Pref. Hitachinakashi Minatohonchou 19-8
    Nakaminato Osakana Ichiba, located in about 10 minutes’ walk from Nakaminato Station, is a fish market. There are seafood product shops which sell fresh fish landed at the fishing harbor in Nakaminato, processed food and dried seafood such as mirinboshi (seasoned dried fish) and restaurants where you can enjoy a seafood rice bowl and a monkfish hot pot in winter only. A list of seasonal fish in Nakaminato is shown on the website so you can find out in advance when your favorite fish is available.
  • Iias TSUKUBA
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Ibaraki Tsukuba-shi Kenkyu-gakuen 5-19
  • Aeon Mall Tsuchiura
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    3.5
    26 Reviews
    Shopping
    Ibaraki Tsuchiura-shi Kamitakatsu 367
    A shopping mall in Kamitakatsu, Tsuchiura City. In addition to the AEON's Tsuchiura branch – the mall's main shop – there are also stores selling fashion items, miscellaneous goods, books, musical instruments, and more. There's a movie theater too, as well as a food court and restaurant area.

    市街地中心部からは3キロほど離れた郊外にありました。自家用車の利用ならば、土浦駅東口からの高架式自動車専用道路の利用で、途中の信号が1か所のみで到達できるので便利です。最近では、施設の北西入り口側にドライブスルーでの購入品受け取り場所も設置されたので、自家用車利用客はますます便利になったと思います。

  • Pocket Farm Dokidoki Tsukuba Ushiku Branch
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    4.0
    22 Reviews
    Shopping
    Ibaraki Pref. Ushikushi Shishikochou 967-1
    A farm-themed amusement facility dedicated to nature, agriculture, and food located a 10-minute drive from the Tsukuba-Ushiku interchange. There's a farm-fresh shop, activity farm, barbecue hall, and bamboo forest, giving visitors the chance to come in contact with food education and local agriculture surrounded by natural beauty. The buffet-style restaurant serves dishes made with fresh, seasonal vegetables and handmade hams and sausages. The facility also holds sausage making classes on weekends using roast pork from Ibaraki Prefecture.

    野菜直売所巡りでここにたどり着く。レストラン併設で隣が野菜売り場、海の幸や肉類もあった気がする。他の直売所と比べて高級、品質も値段も高い。その中で見つけた豊水梨、ずっと食べたかったシャキシャキの甘酸っぱい梨、落涙モノ。お値段もしっかりしていたが久々に美味しい梨有難う。表には果樹などもたくさん売られ、いるだけで楽しい。

  • Ceramic Art Kilala-kan
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    4.5
    16 Reviews
    Shopping
    Ibaraki Pref. Kasamashi Kasama 2258-1
    A ceramics shop carrying close to 10 thousand pieces by some 500 potters. Located close to the south entrance of Kasama Geijutsunomori Park, the shop can be identified by its large, floor to ceiling windows which occupy most of the front facade of the building. Pieces by ceramics artists are on display right by the entrance and the content of this display is changed every other week. Weekly exhibitions are also held in the shop's gallery space. The shop displays pieces not only by veteran potters but young up and comers as well. In the cafe corner, you can choose your favorite cup from among the many designed by shop artists and take a relaxing coffee break.

    明るく綺麗な建物内で様々な展示がありじっくり吟味したい方にはとても良いと思います。少しだけ通路に余裕があると良いかなと思いました。 次は夏のネコ展に来れたらなと思いました。

  • Tsuchiura Fish Market
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    3.0
    7 Reviews
    Shopping
    Ibaraki Pref. Tsuchiurashi Nakamuranishine 9-3
    "A restaurant and seafood shop. The shop can be reached by taking a 15-minute ride on the bus leaving near the west exit of Arakawaoki Station on the JR Joban Line and walking five minutes from the ""Tuchiura Sangyo Gakuin"" stop, or by traveling from the Sakura-tsuchiura interchange on the Joban Expressway and taking a left turn at the Sasagi intersection. Stocking its wares direct from ports across the country, the establishment offers seafood that is fresher and more delicious than other places. Particularly popular restaurant selections include the ""Sanshoku-don"" rice bowl topped with sea urchin, ikura salted salmon roe, and negitoro minced tuna with Welsh onions; the ""Kaisen-don"" seafood rice bowl; and the ""Yakizakana Teishoku"" set meal, which includes the chef's most recommended seasonal fish flavorfully broiled. On Saturday's, the restaurant offers all-you-can-eat fresh tuna."

    取引先の方と来店しました。市場にある食堂だけに新鮮で美味しいです。他の付け合わせは微妙でしたが。魚市場の食堂はいろいろありますが、悪くはなかったと思います。

  • Mito OPA
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    3.0
    10 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Ibaraki Mito-shi Miyamachi 1-7-33 Mito South Tower 1F-12F
    A large, 12 story shopping mall adjoining the south entrance of JR Mito Station. The 15 LED screens which make up the Mito OPA-vision playing advertisements and providing shop information give the mall a visually striking exterior. The mall is also connected to the Excel Minato building via a pedestrian walkway, and a passageway also connects it to the north entrance of the station, giving visitors easy access to shopping. Many of the shops in the mall are the first locations of their kind in Ibaraki. The mall is a great place for fashion-conscious young people to pick up the latest trends from Tokyo, and also makes a great date destination as well.

    JR水戸駅に接続する商業施設です。改札口からは雨にぬれずに行けます。コロナのせいなのか、一部の飲食店が撤退していて寂しい感じです。

  • Namegata City Tourist Product Center Koikoi
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    3.5
    8 Reviews
    Shopping
    Ibaraki Pref. Namegatashi Tamatsukuri Kou 1963-5
    "A local specialty products facility whose exterior resembles the distinctive hobikibune sailboats which ply the waters of Lake Kasumigaura. The facility sells an abundance of vegetables picked that morning as well as local specialty products. The facility's ""Namegata Burgers,"" which contain catfish, carp, and other patties and which are only available here, are also popular."

    霞ヶ浦大橋を渡ってすぐのところにあります。道の駅的な施設です。新鮮な野菜や、カフェもあります。トイレ休憩にもぴったりです。霞ヶ浦もすぐそばです。

  • Komachi no Yakata
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    4.0
    7 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Ibaraki Pref. Tsuchiurashi Ono 491
    A local mixed-use complex named after the famous Heian period poet Ono no Komachi, said to have died in Tsuchiura's Ono district, a 30-minute drive from Tsuchiura Station on the JR Joban Line in Ibaraki Prefecture. Inside, visitors will find a local specialty products shop, tourist information corner, Komachi gallery, and educational hall. A soba noodle making class is offered in the activity hall for a small fee and there's also a rest area from which visitors can take in the vast, beautiful scenery of the area. The facility is also adjoined by a farm-fresh shop, cafe, and the Salon Komachi restaurant, which serves Hitachi Aki soba noodles.

    四季の風景が感じられ、水車もその風景にマッチしております。手打ちそばが食べられるのでぜひ食べてください。冬場はけんちんがあるので郷土の味を楽しんでください。

  • Tsuchiuramachikadokura nomura
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    3.5
    6 Reviews
    Shopping
    Ibaraki Pref. Tsuchiurashi Chuou 1-12-5

    石原さとみがメトロのCMで出ていたもので行ってみました。 内装も蔵造りでレトロな感じが出ています。 壁が厚いので線路のそばなのに、外の音まはったく聞こえません。 時間がゆっくり流れている気がしました。 ホットケーキセットとチーズケーキセットをいただきましたが、味は普通です。 しかし、この雰囲気は気に入りましたので、また行ってみたいお店です。

  • Kairo Gallery Mon
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    4.5
    4 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Ibaraki Pref. Kasamashi Kasama 2230-1
    A gallery primarily focusing on Kasama ware located on the Kasama Gallery Road a 20-minute walk from Kasama Station on the JR Mito Line. The gallery was opened in 2002 with the aim of being a space for exchange between artists in the country and around the world. Making use of a storehouse and gallery encircling a courtyard, charming wooden shelves scattered throughout the facility are covered with pottery. Harmonizing with the surrounding nature, the gallery makes use of natural lighting to show off its wares. In addition to displaying pieces by a selection of permanent artists, the facility also has a solo exhibition space whose contents changes every two weeks.

    いろいろな作家さんの、陶器がたくさん置いてあり ゆっくりと見て回るのが、楽しい場所です。 陶器だけではなく、お箸や、いろいろな小物を見て 回るのも楽しいです。

  • JA Hitachi Nagasuna Market
    Shopping
    Ibaraki Hitachinaka-shi Nagasuna 34-4
    A farmers market situated along National Route 245 on the north side of Hitachi Seaside Park. The market sells fresh produce harvested in the prefecture as well as local specialty products. In particular, the market carries one of the largest selections of dried sweet potatoes, a local specialty product, in the prefecture; in January, the peak season for dried sweet potatoes, the market is supplied by 150 dried sweet potato producers. Accordingly known as a mecca for dried sweet potato lovers, a not insignificant number of customers from across the prefecture and beyond make their way here seeking sweet potatoes. Other specialty products the market sells include top class, be-stemmed Vineberry strawberries and Odama tomatoes, as well as foods like dried sweet potato curry and He-no-Kappa dried sweet potato shochu liquor. The market carries an abundant selection of the tastes of Ibaraki.
  • Soranoeki Sol La La
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Ibaraki Pref. Omitamashi Yamano 1628-44
    A facility dedicated to presenting local charms located near Ibaraki Airport. Soranoeki Sol La La carries a wide variety of specialty products from the area around the city of Omitama. There’s a buffet-style restaurant serving dishes made with ingredients from Omitama as well as a shop selling local foodstuffs. The lactic acid food production plant on the facility’s grounds makes dairy products with milk from local farms and sells fresh yogurt. The Challenge Shop offers light meals created by local farmers filled with experimental, creative ideas; a different “shop” operates out of the space daily, providing a variety of menu options.
  • Oarai Maiwai Market
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    4.5
    4 Reviews
    Shopping
    Ibaraki Pref. Higashibarakigunoaraimachi Minatochuou 11-2 Oasama Seaside Station 1F
    A 10 minute drive from the Mito-Oarai Interchange. A market located inside Oarai Seaside Market Station (formerly Oarai Resort Outlet) selling local specialty products. Offering fresh vegetables from local farms, seafood, local products, light meals, souvenirs, and an abundant variety of other select goods, the market is a frequent destination for both tourists and locals alike. The market also carries a wide selection of merchandise for the hit anime “Girls und Panzer,” which is set in Oarai. The foods made with select Ibaraki ingredients are particularly recommended. Popular souvenirs include dried fish, the market’s own dried sweet potatoes, and dried seasonal vegetables.

    鹿島臨海鉄道って、、 全部高架なんですかね。。 経営だいじょうぶなんすかね。。 千葉県の某私鉄のほうが不安感大っすけど。。 ってちょいと思ってしまいます、途中駅の唯一街?の大洗にございますー まいわい市場です。。 ここ、前はアウトレットがあったけど、、 お店がほとんど撤退しちゃったんですかね。。 地元野菜とか売ってます。。 なんと、干しいもが 280え...

  • Kasamayaki Kamamoto Kyohan Center
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    3.0
    4 Reviews
    Shopping
    Ibaraki Kasama-shi Shimoichige 861-3

    様々な品物が拝見できるのはありがたいのですが、もっと配置や導線など女性目線で考えられると良いのかなと思いました。

  • Saint Amour Confectionery Store
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    4.0
    30 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Ibaraki Moriya-shi Kubogaoka 2-17-1
    This patisserie is located in 2-chome, Kubogaoka, Moriya City. It sells a variety of western-style confectionery, such as tenshi no tamago, which is a popular Madeleine, baked with fresh eggs and fermented butter, as well as various baked and soft-baked confectionery, over 30 types of petite gateau and whole cakes. Customers can enjoy freshly baked pies and Baumkuchen, and there is also a cafe space with free drinks.

    このお店の近所の住宅街にお住まい方から頂いた焼菓子が美味しかったので、行ってみました。20台程度の駐車場がありますが、次々と車が入れ替わる人気のケーキ屋でした。残念ながら、喫茶部門は休業中だったので、焼菓子だけでなく、列に並んでケーキを買って帰りました。ケーキの種類は多く、味は焼菓子同様に期待通りの味で遠方から行った甲斐がありました。

  • Hoshiimo Specialty store Daimaruya
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Ibaraki Pref. Hitachinakashi Shakamachi 18-38
    A hoshiimo dried sweet potato specialty shop located not far from Nakaminato Station. This long-standing shop was established in 1897 and has been making safe, healthy, additive-free hoshiimo for 120 years. The shop offers over 30 varieties of hoshiimo crafted with an emphasis on the tenderness and sweetness of the flesh. The shop also sells rakkyo pickled Japanese leek, baked sweet potatoes, and gelato-all additive free. The gelato, made to maximize the innate flavors of the ingredients used, is also created without eggs. The shop offers six varieties of sweet potato gelato; other flavors, like pineapple and matcha powdered green tea are also recommended.
  • Kiuchi Brewery Honten
    Shopping
    Ibaraki Pref. Nakashi Kounosu 1257
    "A long-standing brewery established in 1823 located a five-minute walk from Hitachi-Konosu Station on the JR Suigun Line. The brewery makes the Kikusakari refined sake, shochu, wine, liqueurs, and other alcoholic beverages. The grounds enclose the brewery's daiginjo storehouse, boiler room, koji production room, and other brewing facilities. There's also a shop where visitors can taste and purchase an abundant variety of alcoholic beverages, merchandise, and products while enwrapped in the brewery's distinctive atmosphere. The adjoining Nakaya restaurant serves handmade soba noodles, sake, and Hitachino Nest Beer inside a Taisho period storehouse. The restaurant's ""Sake Soba,"" juwari soba noodles made with just 100% buckwheat flour and, unusually, sake, are particularly popular."

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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 - one of Japan's Three Great Gardens - in spring to experience the cellestial blooming of fantastic cherry blossoms at the annual sakura festival.

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