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Highlights of Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan

Aired: Jan. 30, 2020

Ibaraki Prefecture is about 2 hours away from Narita Airport by express bus. A booklet compiling photographs of the prefecture’s beautiful sceneries, adorned with enticing descriptions in English, was published to showcase its appeal to more overseas tourists. Changing seasons, breathtaking nature, profound spirituality nurtured by its history, and more… In this segment, we rediscover Ibaraki Prefecture’s charms through the eyes of the booklet’s editor.

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The Oarai Isosaki Shrine Torii Gate by the beach in Ibaraki Pref.
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Toko Suzuki, Editor-in-Chief of Kateigaho International Japan Edition magazine
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Nemophilas in bloom at the Hitachi Seaside Park
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Kochia (plant originally used for making brushes) in summer
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Kochia in autumn
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Fukuroda Falls

More Information

For more details on the destinations featured in this segment, and other spots and activities in Ibaraki, check out:

IBARAKI GUIDE
https://english.ibarakiguide.jp/

Ibaraki (JNTO)
https://www.japan.travel/en/destinations/kanto/ibaraki/

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