Kashima-Nada Seaside Park
This large park is located on the Pacific coast in the coastal city of Hokota.
The park has two areas: the Seashore and Plateau Area. Wander through the pine groves and take in views of the Pacific Ocean in the Seashore Area. Then head to Plateau Area for a light meal and some souvenir shopping at the park restaurant.
With a wooden walkway spanning 1km throughout the park, it is perfect for getting active and working up an appetite for some local seafood or ramen.
- Otake, Hokota City
- By public transport: 80-minute walk from Shin-Hokota Station on the Oarai-Kashima Line
By car: 40-minute drive from Itako IC on the Higashi-Kanto Expressway, 60 minutes from Chiyoda-Ishioka IC on the Joban Expressway, or 30 minutes from Mito Oarai IC on the Higashi-Mito Road via the Kita-Kanto Expressway.
- Business Hours
- Business Hours
April to September
October to March
- TEL: 0291-34-1010
- 150 parking spots
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Shiraho Country Club
The flat hill layout featuring a magnificent fairway is a strategic course for golfers.
Number of holes: 18
Through play: please inquire
1.5 round play: please inquire
Pick-up Service: no
Overnight accommodation: no
Kashima Jingu Grand Shrine
Kashima Jingu Grand Shrine is said to have been established in 660 BCE. It is the oldest and largest Shinto Shrine in the Kanto region. The shrine is dedicated to Takemikazuchi-no-Mikoto, the Shinto deity of martial arts.
The shrine is located in a spacious park. After visiting the shrine, stop off at the deer enclosure and see the crystal blue Mitarashi Pond. Stalls selling traditional Japanese snacks like dango dumplings and salt-baked sweetfish are available during peak seasons.
More than 80 annual events and festivals are held at the shrine, including the Ofune Matsuri or "Ship Festival," occurring once every 12 years and attracting visitors from across Japan and overseas.
Lapoppo Namegata Farmers Village（らぽっぽ なめがたファーマーズヴィレッジ）
Namegata Farmers Village is a park and shop in a renovated school building just an 80-minute drive from Tokyo. The overarching concept at the park is "farm to table." Therefore, visitors can eat, experience, play, and learn about farming at the park's sweet baked potato factory. In addition to shops and restaurants, hands-on farming workshops are available.
By public transport: From JR Itako Station, take a Rokko Kitaura Line bus bound for Aso Onsen. After around 35 minutes, get off at the Lake Eco/Shirahama Shonen Shizen no Ie/Namegata Farmers Village bus stop. Namegata Farmers Village is a minute walk from the bus stop.
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