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.
  • 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
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    4.0
    21 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Ibaraki Tsukuba-shi Kenkyu-gakuen 5-19

    During my recent business travel to Japan I was staying in Tsukuba and had a chance to visit the Iias Mall several times. The mall is huge and has so many choices for places to eat at great value. I...

  • Oarai Seaside Station
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    3.0
    107 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。

  • 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.

    DokiDoki Farm restaurant has become our Sunday lunch treat outing. The ambience has become somewhat like a cafeteria but the food remains to be excellent. Tasty, fresh selection. Our vegetarian...

  • 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。

  • 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。

  • 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。

  • Oarai Seafood Market
    Shopping
    Ibaraki Pref. Higashibarakigunoaraimachi Isohamachou 8253-56
    Located in Oarai Town, Higashiibaraki County, Ibaraki Prefecture, this seafood market offers row after row of fresh fish just caught in Oarai Port. You can enjoy the great products of Oarai from each season, famous Oarai clams in spring, iwagaki oyster in summer, returning bonito in fall, and anglerfish in winter. Also popular are the home-made dried fish and freshly-broiled fish you can eat right there.
  • 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。

  • 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...

  • 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.
  • Sun Green Asahi
    Shopping
    Ibaraki Pref. Hokotashi Momiyama 602-6
    A large farmers market boasting some 500 registered farmers located in Ibaraki, a prefecture with an abundance of agriculture. The market is located a 20-minute drive south along Prefectural Route 51 from the Mito-Oarai interchange on the Higashi-Mito Road. The market sells a variety of safe, healthy agricultural products from farms in Ibaraki Prefecture. Ibaraki grows the greatest quantity of melons in Japan, and, when in season, visitors to the market will find varieties such as Andes Melons and Quincy Melons sold at low prices. Accordingly, during this time, the market bustles with visitors come to buy tasty melons. The market is also conveniently located near Hokota Beach on the Otake Coast as well as Kashimanada Seaside Park.
  • Funanatto
    Shopping
    Ibaraki Pref. Hitachiomiyashi Yamagata 477-1
    A store owned and operated by Marusinshokuhin Co., Ltd. which sells the company's famous Funanatto brand natto fermented soybeans. The store is situated along National Route 118, 20 minutes from Fukuroda Falls in Hitachiomiya City. Funanatto, the company's flagship product, is sold in boat-shaped containers made from pine and hinoki cypress wood shaved as thin as paper. Made with ultra-small soybeans grown locally in Ibaraki's Okukuji region, Funanatto has a rich, deep flavor. In addition to standard Funanatto, the shop also sells Funanatto with glutinous wheat, Funanatto with barley, Kurobune natto made with small black soybeans, and Wappanatto made with ultra large soybeans and Kinzanji miso.
  • GRUYERES
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    4.5
    17 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Ibaraki Kasama-shi Shimoichige 285
    A Western sweet shop in front of Kasama Station in Shimoichige, Kasama City. They make Western-style Kasama confectionery with local ingredients, including the area's famous chestnuts. Besides their chestnut-packed Kasama Hagi-no-Hime pound cake, they also sell Gokoku Roll Cake and Kasama-no-Kuri Hiroi roll cake. There's also a cafe area on-site.

    Stunning place especially in the snow. I fell in love with this place and will definitely want to re visit when I can. I won’t spoil it for you but there is an unusual surprise here

  • 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.
  • Itsura Ham
    Shopping
    Ibaraki Pref. Takahagishi Kamiteduna Nori 2565-11
    A ham shop located right next to the Takahagi interchange on the Joban Expressway. The shop hams and sausages, crafted with an eye towards authentic European flavor, are made with Ibaraki brand Okukuji Shamo chicken, Hitachi beef, and pork raised in Ibaraki Prefecture which is smothered in dozens of herbs, spices, and salt; aged; and smoked with local cherry tree chips. In addition to roast ham and bacon, the shop also sells smoke flavoring liver and Okukuji Shamo chicken roles slathered with sauce.

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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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