Traditional Crafts/Sake Breweries
Famous worldwide, Kiuchi Brewery produces a wide range of sake, from refined daiginjo sake with its fruity aroma to rich junmaishu (pure-rice sake). The brewery’s restaurant, Kura + Soba Nakaya, serves handmade soba noodles that pair deliciously with sake. Additionally, Kiuchi Brewery produces umeshu (plum wine) and 15 varieties of beer! Visitors can also try making their own beer! See the link below for more information.
- 1257 Konosu, Naka City, Ibaraki
- TEL: 029-212-5111
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Oarai Science Museum
This museum aims to help children learn science through hands-on exhibits and experiments. There are four themed areas: water, wind, light, and sea.
The museum is just a 5-minute walk from Oarai Sun Beach and Seaside Station shopping mall, making it the perfect addition to a day out in Oarai.
Ibaraki Museum of Modern Art
The Museum of Modern Art, Ibaraki is located near Lake Semba in Mito City. The facility features works by artists from Japan and overseas.
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Tsukuba-Kasumigaura Ring Ring Road: Scenic Views and Historical Sites
Tsukuba-Kasumigaura Ring Ring Road is a 180 km cycling route running through several cities in Ibaraki. Starting from a cycling base in Tsuchiura that offers rental services and support, you can head toward Lake Kasumigaura or Mt. Tsukuba. We introduce great places to visit along the way!
Learn From Ibaraki Artisans! 5 Hands-on Activities and Craft Workshops
Ibaraki boasts impressive traditional crafts such as Suifu lantern making, Kasama ceramics, Nishinouchi paper, and the processing of local food specialties. Many studios offer hands-on activities for visitors. We introduce five workshops that are both fun and educational.