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Memorial Hall Spots in Ibaraki Area

  • Yoshida Tadashi Memorial Museum of Music
    8 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Ibaraki Pref. Hitachishi Miyatachou 5-2-25
    "A museum memorializing composer Tadashi Yoshida located a seven-minute taxi ride from Hitachi Station on the JR Joban Line. Yoshida created some 2,400 songs, like hits such as ""Kino mo kyo mo,"" the Japan Record Award-winning ""Dare yori mo kimi wo aisu,"" and ""Itsudemo yume wo."" Facilities include exhibits on the composer's life, displays containing the record jackets of his songs, and a video theater. There's also a corner where visitors can try making their own song and a quiet cafe on an upper floor with a view. In addition, visitors can borrow a music player and listen to the composer's hits."


  • Ogawa Usen Kinenkan Ungyotei
    Travel / Tourism
    Ibaraki Pref. Ushikushi Jouchuchou 2690-3
    "A memorial museum dedicated to Ogawa Usen located not far from the last stop on the Kanto Railway Bus bound for the Mikazukibashi Shogai Gakushu Center. Usen was a painter and poet who was active from the Meiji to the Showa periods. Usen painted the farmers who lived and worked around him. He also frequently depicted kappa, a mythical water-dwelling creature, and was known as ""Kappa no Usen."" The museum is housed in the home and studio Usen built for himself in his later years and displays reproductions of his paintings as well as items the artist used as part of everyday life. A stone memorial depicting a kappa also stands nearby."
  • Hazan Itaya Memorial Hall
    Travel / Tourism
    Ibaraki Pref. Chikuseishi Kou 866-1
    A memorial museum located north of the Shimodate Museum of Art a 10-minute walk from Shimodate Station. The museum presents the life and works of Itaya Hazan, a ceramics artist born in Ibaraki Prefecture who was the first potter to ever be awarded the Order of Culture. Born in Shimodate, Hazan's childhood home is also preserved on the grounds of the museum. Hazan's round down-draft kiln, fed by furnaces on three sides and actually used in his studio in Tabata, Tokyo, has also been relocated to the museum, and visitors can see how Hazan worked and the tools he used. In addition, the museum holds special exhibitions and other events.
  • Takami Senseki Memorial Museum
    Travel / Tourism
    Ibaraki Koga-shi Chuocho 3-11-2
    A memorial hall in Chuo-cho3 Chome, Koga City. Takami Senseki was a scholar of Dutch studies who spent his final years in the Koga Domain. The samurai residence he lived in has been opened to the public as the memorial museum. A rare non-Japanese maple tree in the garden has been designated a city Natural Monument.
  • Rokkakudo (Izura Institute of Art & Culture, Ibaraki University)
    Travel / Tourism
    Ibaraki Kitaibaraki-shi Otsucho Izura 727-2 Go Ura Art Bunka Laboratory
    A hall in Izura, Otsu-cho, Kitaibaraki City. It was designed and used as one of his base by Okakura Tenshin, a thinker who founded the Japan Art Institute and made important contributions to the development of modern Japanese art. Visitors enjoy the beautiful scenery of the natural setting with the hexagonal vermilion structure on a steep cliff above the sea. It's lit up at night.
  • Namegata City Hall Aso Han Karoyashiki Memorial
    Travel / Tourism
    Ibaraki Pref. Namegatashi Asou 1153-1
  • Tsukubamirai City Hall Yui Shirosanhyakuseki Memorial
    Travel / Tourism
    Ibaraki Pref. Tsukubamiraishi Yaita 1647
  • Yokoseyaukinenshitu
    Travel / Tourism
    Ibaraki Pref. Shimotsumashi Nagatsuka B 70-3
  • Mamiyarinzo Memorial
    9 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Ibaraki Pref. Tsukubamiraishi Kamihirayanagi 64

    我が家から、車で20分弱。 国道6号から小貝川沿いに堤防上狭い1.5車線の道を進み、堤防下に下りるとすぐこの記念館がある。建物自身が生家を再建した簡素な木造で、展示品も少ないが、 間宮海峡等樺太探検の歴史的偉業を感じるには十分な記念館であった。

Ibaraki Areas


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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