Mito City Forest Park
Mito City Forest Park was established in 1968 to commemorate 100 years since the Meiji Restoration (marking the end of the feudal era in Japan).
There are around 10,000 trees in the park, and locals hold a tree-planting event each year.
Take a stroll through the park, and you may glimpse something mysterious through the trees. The park is also home to giant replica dinosaurs!
- 588-1 Abokkecho, Mito City
- By car: 10-minute drive from the Mito IC exit on the Joban Expressway
- Business Hours
- Business Hours
April to September: 6:00-19:00
October to March: 8:30-17:15
Park open year-round.
Park facilities are closed Mondays (open Monday and closed Tuesday if Monday is a national holiday) and over the New Year's holidays.
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This park is perfect for relaxing and enjoying the changing seasons, from cherry blossoms in the spring to foliage in autumn.
The park is centered around a lake, reflecting the surrounding landscape and mountains in the distance.
On-site facilities include a campsite, barbecue area, indoor rest area, and playground.
Oarai Beach is one of two beaches in the town of Oarai. While Sun Beach features pristine sand, Oarai is a pebble beach with rocky outcrops in the sea. In addition to swimming during the summer, Oarai Beach attracts visitors exploring the area's rock pools and looking for marine life like hermit crabs.
The beach is home to the stunning floating shrine gate, Kamiiso-no-Torii. It is also a few minutes from Oarai Isosaki Shrine, seafood restaurants, and beachside ho s. Aquaworld Aquarium is only a short drive or a 20-minute walk from Oarai Beach.
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