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.
  • 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。

  • Iias TSUKUBA
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    4.0
    20 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...

  • 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.
  • 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。

  • Tsuchiura Fish Market
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    4.0
    8 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."

    This place was very good to have a budget seafood lunch a few years ago but its food & service quality has obviously gone to poor since it starts getting featured in TV shows and becoming one of...

  • 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...

  • Sun Green Asahi
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    4.5
    10 Reviews
    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.

    大洗から鹿島方面へ向かう国道沿いにありました。 JA直営なので新鮮な農産物が安価で手に入るだろうと思い立ち寄ってみました。 店舗は大きめでちょっとしたスーパーといった感じです。 農産物の種類は豊富で予想通り価格も安めでした。ここでトマト・長ネギ・じゃがいもを購入しました。 旭村はメロンの産地なので今度はメロンの時期に立ち寄りたいと思いました。 お薦めできる立ち寄りポイントです。

  • Bakery Couronne Tsukuba
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    4.5
    77 Reviews
    Shopping
    Ibaraki Pref. Tsukubashi Matsunoki 152-40
    This chain of bread bakeries is primarily located in southern Ibaraki Prefecture; this particular location is situated in Matsunoki, Tsukuba City. Outside, the bakery's exterior gives it a warm and inviting atmosphere; inside, visitors will find a large variety of breads. The establishment has a terrace seating area with 15 seats where, on sunny days, patrons can enjoy a baked good fresh out of the oven. The bakery's breads are basic made with great care using pure, safe, and healthy ingredients. The secret behind the great taste of the bakery's rye bread is its use of natural, homemade yeast levain. The bakery's abundant selection of goods includes Japanese shokupan bread, baguettes, and baked sweets, as well as seasonal items like stollen.

    It’s a gem of a place for foreigners looking for a good bakery, you can have a sumptuous brunch on a Sunday with unlimited tea/coffee. Definitely worth dropping by.

  • 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。

  • Sashirosan no Tofu-ya
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    4.0
    19 Reviews
    Shopping
    Ibaraki Kasama-shi Kasama 2810
    A tofu shop in Kasama, Kasama City. They sell handmade tofu using natural brine and two kinds of locally grown soybeans: Fukuyutaka and Tachinagaha. In addition, they use Tanokuro bean, a rare Ibaraki variety for their Ibaraki Zairai Tofu, fresh yuba, sweet natto, and inaka miso.

    We went this tohu restaurant on the Himatsuris way to home. This is famous in Kasama. There are a mountain back of this tohu production, they use springs to make tohu. There is small eat-in...

  • 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 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...

  • Futatsugi Walnut Inari-zushi
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    4.0
    15 Reviews
    Shopping
    Ibaraki Kasama-shi Kasama 1343
    An inari-zushi (deep-fried tofu pockets filled with rice) shop on Monzen-dori Streetin Kasama, Kasama City. The veteran store has been in business for over 100 years. Its famous Kurumi Inari-zushi with walnuts is a local favorite. It was inspired by the name of a local shrine, Kurumigashita Inari.

    おいなりさんのご飯に、クルミとゴマが入っていて、甘じょっぱいおいなりさんは とってもおいしいです。笠間神社のすぐはす向かいにあるので、わかりやすいです 是非、一度お試しください。

  • Saint Amour Confectionery Store
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    4.0
    31 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。

  • 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.
  • 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

  • NEWPORT HITACHINAKA FASHION CRUISE
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Ibaraki Pref. Hitachinakashi Shinkouchou 35
    Annexed to Joyful Honda mega home center, this shopping center is one of the largest in Japan. It houses around 100 stores, carrying trending fashion brands to furniture, household items, and more. The food court, based on a California design, bustles with local families while their kids enjoy the children’s space.
  • 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.

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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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