Coast / Beach Spots in Ibaraki Area

  • Oarai Coast
    Travel / Tourism
    Ibaraki Pref. Higashibarakigunoaraimachi Minatochuou
    Oarai Beach, part of the Oarai Prefectural Seaside Park, is located along Oarai Town, Higashiibaraki County, Ibaraki Prefecture. Famous for fishing spots, the Oarai lighthouse, and especially New Year’s sunrises seen through the Kamiiso Torii built on the rocky outcropping with the sound of great breaking waves. This 1.2 kilometer long beach attracts many visitors in the summer. The Oarai Beach was chosen as one of Japan’s Top 100 Shorelines and Top 100 White Sand Beaches with Pine Groves.
  • Ishihama Coast
    Travel / Tourism
    Ibaraki Hitachi-shi Juocho Ishi
    This coast is located in Ishi, Juo-cho, Hitachi City. It is a hatching ground for loggerhead sea turtles and a stopover for migratory cormorants. The beauty of the white sand and green pines makes this a popular swimming beach. There is a full range of tourism facilities in the area, including the hot spring facility “Hitachi City Urairai no Yu Juo” and publicly funded “Kokuminshukusha lodge Unomisaki”.
  • Nakaminato Minato
    Travel / Tourism
    Ibaraki Hitachinaka-shi Kaimoncho 1
  • Ajigaura Kaigan
    Travel / Tourism
    Ibaraki Hitachinaka-shi Ajigauracho
  • Takado Kaigan
    Travel / Tourism
    Ibaraki Takahagi-shi Takado
  • Muramatsu Kaigan
    Travel / Tourism
    Ibaraki Naka-gun Tokaimura Muramatsu
  • Kasumigaura
    Travel / Tourism
    Ibaraki Inashiki-shi
  • Kosodegahama
    Travel / Tourism
    Ibaraki Inashiki-shi
  • Kasumigaura
    Travel / Tourism
    Ibaraki Kasumigaura-shi
  • Kasumigaura
    Travel / Tourism
    Ibaraki Namegata-shi
  • Kitaura
    Travel / Tourism
    Ibaraki Namegata-shi
  • Kitaura
    Travel / Tourism
    Ibaraki Hokota-shi
  • Oarai Kaigan
    Travel / Tourism
    Ibaraki Higashiibaraki-gun Oaraimachi Isohamacho
  • Ogitsu Kaigan
    Travel / Tourism
    Ibaraki Hitachi-shi Hidakacho 3-chome
  • Isohara Kaigan
    Travel / Tourism
    Ibaraki Kitaibaraki-shi Isoharacho Isohara

Ibaraki Areas

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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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