Other Shopping Spots in Ibaraki Area

  • 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。

  • 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...

  • Namegata City Tourist Product Center Koikoi
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    3.5
    7 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."

    ご当地バーガーのなめパックンを求めて土浦駅からランニングでやってきました。お昼をわずかに過ぎた時間でしたが既に売り切れ。平日だったしそれほど多く作ってないのでしょうか。他の行方バーガーはとても美味しかったので、またなめパックンを求めて走ってこようと思います。

  • 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。

  • Tsuchiuramachikadokura nomura
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    4.0
    4 Reviews
    Shopping
    Ibaraki Pref. Tsuchiurashi Chuou 1-12-5

    土浦の旧街道ぞいにある、古い町家。江戸時代後期から明治時代の商家の蔵を利用して喫茶店やギャラリーになっています。向かいにまちかど蔵大徳があります。このあたりは、ところどころに古いお店などが残っています。

  • 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.
  • Hananuki Bussan Center Riyo Kumiai
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    3.5
    2 Reviews
    Shopping
    Ibaraki Takahagi Ono 1100-2
    A farmer's market on National Route 461 in Michishita Ono, Takahagi City. In addition to freshly harvested local vegetables and wild vegetables, they sell local specialty products and prepared foods such as sashimi konjac gelatin made at the processing place on-site. There is also a restaurant serving light meals.

    国道461号沿いにある直売所で、上部が白い八角形の特徴ある造りで目を引きます。鮮な野菜などが店頭にならびます。高萩駅から車で20分ほど。

  • Ceramic Art Kilala-kan
    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.
  • SPACE NICO
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Ibaraki Pref. Kasamashi Kasama 2257-5
    A gallery and boutique containing porcelain and glassware from around the country with a focus on Kasama ware and Mashiko ware. The establishment is situated across from the south promenade of Kasama Geijutsunomori Park. The establishment primarily displays pieces the owner, Junko Oshima, fell in love with at first sight. Inside, visitors will find animal-themed pieces, pieces created with novel colorings, and other rare and highly individual pieces. The establishment also holds monthly exhibitions of artists from Ibaraki and other prefectures. Carrying one of the establishment's pieces for sale in your hands will help you to experience its unique aura.
  • Miharashi-tei
    Travel / Tourism
    Ibaraki Pref. Mitoshi Tokiwachou 1-3-2 in the paradise paradise
    A local specialty products shop carrying renowned sweets, liquors, and other goods from Ibaraki Prefecture which adjoins the east gate of Kairakuen Park a 20-minute drive from the Mito interchange on the Joban Expressway on National Route 50. The single-story shop is housed in a wooden building modeled after a tea ceremony arbor (sukiya style). In addition to the product floor, there's also a rest space and a pamphlet corner where visitors will find an abundance of information on the area. The shop also serves as a base camp for sightseeing in Ibaraki and the Mito area. In addition, there's a corner displaying the most popular items as well as a corner which displays local crafts for sale. The shop's selection of over 700 items includes seasonal selections of specialty products and sweets.
  • Ukiuki
    Shopping
    Ibaraki Pref. Hitachishi Juouchouishi 528-1
    A center opened in 2003 where local specialty products are sold. The center is located at the crossroad at the entrance to the Unomisaki Kokumin Shukusha government-run hotel in Hitachi City, Ibaraki Prefecture. Facilities include a vegetable corner with an abundance of unusual and rare varieties like akanegi onions and korinky squash, a gardening corner carrying primarily fresh flowers and seedlings from local farms, and a food and liquor corner carrying items such as sashimi kon'nyaku devil's tongue jelly made with mountain spring water. The center also sells local Hitachimai brand Koshihikari rice and other fresh foods as well as folk handicrafts like charcoal and ceramics.
  • Kagami Crystal
    Travel / Tourism
    Ibaraki Pref. Ryugasakishi Kouyoudai 4-5
    A studio which makes high quality glassware, including items used by famous companies like Shiseido and Suntory, as well as glasses used by Japanese embassies. The studio's factory is located in an industrial park sprawling behind Tsukubanosato Koyodai Park. With an advance reservation by phone, visitors can tour the factory (groups must have a minimum of five members and all members must be adults). During the tour, participants can see how glassware is made, including the casting, carving, and Edo Kiriko cutting. The adjoining Kozo Kagami Memorial Hall introduces the life and works of Kozo Kagami, a key figure in the history Japanese crystal glassware. The headquarters shop displays and sells limited edition pieces carried in no other store and is a great place to pick up souvenirs and gifts.
  • Kouzangama Kasamayaki Plaza Store
    Travel / Tourism
    Ibaraki Kasama-shi Kasama 2290-4
    This pottery shop is located along Gallery Road, in Kasama, Kasama City. It exhibits and sells Kasama-yaki pottery, which is a nationally designated traditional craft, made in the kilns of Shimoichige, also in Kasama City. The store has a variety of products, from small items such as chopstick rests to tableware and ceramics for lighting.
  • Gallery Butai
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Ibaraki Kasama-shi Kasama 2518-8
    This gallery is located along Gallery Road, in Kasama, Kasama City. It displays and sells pottery and metal crafts made by around 30 artists in the hope that people might use them to make cooking and meals enjoyable. The store also has events for new individual artists' exhibitions and other special exhibitions.
  • Taishokan
    Shopping
    Ibaraki Koga-shi Honcho 2-2-6
    An antique shop in Hon-machi2-Chome, Koga City. Run out of a 70-year-old traditional wooden minka house, they sell a variety of antiques and antique art that give a feel for the good old days. Items include antique ceramics, mingu folk tools, dressers, glass items, lacquerware, lamps, phonographs, paintings, etc.
  • PLUM MITO
    Travel / Tourism
    Ibaraki Mito-shi Miyamachi 1-1-1
    A souvenir shop on the second floor of Excel Plum Street in Mito Station's Excel Station Building, Miya-machi1-Chome, Mito City. They sell Ibaraki specialty products and famous sweets, including Sweet Ume from the veteran dried plum dealer Yoshidaya and Mito-chan Natto fermented beans from Daruma Foods.
  • Ishioka Yasato Farmer’s Market
    Shopping
    Ibaraki Ishioka-shi Shimoaoyagi 200
    A farmer's market at Ibaraki Flower Park on Prefectural Route 150 in Shimoaoyagi, Ishioka City. It sells fresh agricultural products such as fruit and vegetables grown in the rich soil of the Yasato district, as well as prepared products. There is also a natural foods restaurant that uses Yasato-grown vegetables.
  • JA Hitachi Farmer’s Market “Nijinonaka”
    Shopping
    Ibaraki Naka-gun Tokaimura Ishigamiuchijuku 1167-9
    This farmer's market is on Momiji-dori Street in Ishigamiuchijuku, Tokai Village, Naka County. They sell fresh vegetables harvested that morning as well as prepared items including tofu that they make at the facility. Ibaraki sells more dried sweet potato than anywhere in Japan, and the stand has a variety of them available from nearby producers.
  • Komamura Seimeido
    Shopping
    Ibaraki Pref. Ishiokashi Obata 1899
    An incense workshop which has operated for 100 years, since Japan’s Meiji period. Komamura Seimeido makes its incense by grinding dried Japanese cedar leaves in a water wheel-powered mill. Each batch is slowly ground over a 40 hour period, preventing the generation of excess heat during the process and preserving the fragrance of the cedar. The workshop’s Chrysanthemum incense sticks, used during the city of Kasama’s Chrysanthemum Festival, are particularly popular. Komamura Seimeido also sells its incense direct. The workshop also provides tours and mini incense making classes with an advance reservation.
  • Takimoto Ya Branch
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    3.5
    12 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Ibaraki Kuji-gun Daigomachi Fukuroda 5

    台風19号によって、店が浸水する被害がありましたが、およそ一週間で営業を再開していました。五平餅などが食べられます。

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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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