The site of Hitachi Ota is known as the Edo style town with many Dozo and slope. Dozo is the traditional storage. The city was developed during the Sengoku Era by Satake Clan. Later, it became the city of Mito Komon after his retirement.
… is popular sweets in Hitachi Ota. It's whale figure snake with sweet beans.
… is one of the main feature of Hitachi Ota. Tokugawa Mitsukuni, a.k.a. Mito Komon, spent his last 10 years and finished his "Dainihon shi." Current building was reconstructed in 1819.