7 must see spots in Ibaraki

Looking for things to do in Ibaraki? Ibaraki has many number one spots. Ushiku Daibutsu is the tallest Buddha Status, 120m tall. Fukuroda Falls is the most popular waterfalls in Japan. Kairakuen is the most famous Plum spots in Japan. Ibaraki is large prefecture with many large scale spots.

Ushiku Daibutsu, Kashima Shrine, Kodokan, Kairakuen, Mt. Tsukuba, Fukuroda Falls, Yuki.

Fukuroda Waterfall


Fukuroda Falls (袋田の滝, fukurodanotaki) is one of the three great falls in Japan, and also one of the 100 best waterfalls in Japan. It is located at Fukuroda, Ibaraki prefecture. It is the most favorite waterfalls in Japan. It is 73m (244 ft.) width and 120m (400 ft.) high, 4 steps falls. In the winter, the fall will be frozen up, and at fall, you can see great autumn color around the fall. You have visit four times to see all faces of this beautiful fall.

Tourist Info.
300 yen for observation deck. There are many parking, restaurants and gift shops around the fall. On September 2008, the new observation deck will open.

0. Mito Station.
1. use JR Suigun Line to Fukuroda Station (1hr. 9min.)
2. use bus to Fukurodanotaki (15min.)