Check Out These 2 Festivals in Kasama, Ibaraki During Golden Week 2017

Do you love Japanese pottery? Would you like to buy some beautiful and artistic souvenirs from Japan? How about flowers? Would you like to go flower viewing during the remaining springtime? If so, here are two events in Kasama City (笠間市), Ibaraki Prefecture (茨城県) that you must not miss this Golden Week 2017! 1. Kasama…

Indulge in the Arts While in Nature at This 2016 Art Fest in Ibaraki

At the mention of art exhibitions, most people would imagine doing it in the confines of a nicely designed museum with high ceilings, big spaces, and in air-conditioned comfort. However, have you ever wanted to do the same while being surrounded by nature? If so, Ibaraki Prefecture (茨城県) has the perfect event for you this…

Uncover the Charm of the People’s Garden – Kairakuen in Ibaraki

Kairakuen in Mito City, Ibaraki Prefecture ranks as one of the top three gardens in Japan along with Kenrokuen in Kanazawa and Korakuen in Okayama. Being the nearest to the Tokyo Metropolitan area as compared to its peers, Kairakuen is also the second largest city park in terms of area space, just behind New York’s…

Explore the Legend and Beauty of Japan’s Famous Double-Peak Mount Tsukuba!

Tsukuba is a city in Japan which is famous for pilgrimages and in line with this, is also surrounded by beautiful mountain ranges. One of the most popular mountains in the area, as well as the whole of Japan, is Mount Tsukuba which is situated almost at the center of Ibaraki prefecture. It is known…

Learn More About This Ibaraki Shrine Dedicated to Tokugawa Clan Members

Located in Mito, Ibaraki prefecture, the Tokiwa Shrine is dedicated to Tokugawa Mitsukuni and Tokugawa Nariaki, important Daimyo (Lords) in Japan from the Edo period. Once you get to this beautiful shrine, you will see a concrete Torii gate with sake containers nearby as often seen at important Shinto shrines. Don’t you want to be…

Experience Fukuroda Falls in All its Wondrous Glory All Year ’Round!

Did you know that Fukuroda Falls, located in Daigo, Ibaraki Prefecture, is known to be one of the most beautiful destinations in the autumn season in Japan? It involves a combination of water coming from Taki River, just above the falls and joins the Kuji River below. Due to its foliage of flowers in spring…

Explore the Third Tallest Statue in the World in Ibaraki: Ushiko Daibutsu

The third tallest statue in the world can be found in Ibaraki Prefecture of Japan in the form of a “daibutsu” or a giant Buddha. This statue is called Ushiko Daibutsu which stands a total of 120 meters tall or 394 feet (inclusive of base and lotus platform) and is made of bronze. It is…

2 Beautiful Places to See in the Ibaraki City of Mito

Boasting a population of around 260.000, Mito is the capital city of the Ibaraki Prefecture. It has developed as the commercial, economical and cultural center of its area. Besides this, it also serves as the site of a beautiful Japanese garden called “Kairakuen”, which is considered as one of the Three Great Gardens in Japan,…

Tsukuba Wanwan Land Where You Can Spend a Day with Adorable Dogs!

Dogs and humans in Japan have been companions for centuries. Dogs are very popular household pets in the country too and you can see people walking their pets in Japan every day. all-nationz.com/ Dogs are quite the adorable pets and many Japanese people would pamper their pet dogs like children and consider them as part…
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