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The blue and transparent sea that continues forever. Green and magnificent mountains. Ibaraki has abundant and attractive nature and the finest gastronomy that nature brings. Ibaraki is accessible easily from Tokyo and is visited by many foreign tourists in search of spectacular views of the four seasons.

Climate (temperature / precipitation)



Source:Japan Metrogical Agency

In winter, the weather is sunny and dry, but the amount of rainfall increases during the rainy season and from the end of summer to the middle of autumn. Since it faces the sea, the daily range of temperature in the coastal area is small. Humidity is high, so fog is generated frequently.

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Foods recommended by locals

Raw shirasu-don

pic_dummy.pngA fisherman dish with plenty of shirasu, which is a representative of the coastal fishery in Ibaraki prefecture. The crispy texture is sure to overturn the image of shirasu that you usually eat!

Hitachi beef

pic_dummy.pngThe title given only to meat rated A4, B4 or higher for Tajima domestic Japanese black beef is "Hitachi beef". It is characterized as high-quality lean meat, recommended to eat as steak or shabu-shabu.

Famous places / spots recommended by locals

Mt.Tukubasan(Night view)

pic_dummy.pngA night view spot with a panoramic view of the Kanto Plain, including Tokyo Tower and Tokyo Sky Tree, which has been certified as a Japanese night view heritage site. Since the ropeway runs to the top of the mountain, even beginners can easily enjoy it.
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pic_dummy.pngOne of Japan's three famous waterfalls, boasting a height of 120m and a width of 73m. It is also called "Yodo Waterfall" because it falls in four steps and it is being told that you will only know its actual fun after visiting it in the four different seasons.
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