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Hitachi Starlight Illumination 2018

Hitachi’s annual light illumination, “Hitachi Starlight Illumination,” will be held in 2017 at the Hitachi Civic Center’s Public Square, which is reminiscent of medieval Europe, and the JR Hitachi Station. The Public Square will be brilliantly illuminated by colorful lights that signify a variety of themes and meanings. The Public Square will be an excellent place to visit this year with family!

The Bakudan Hamburg Steak at Flying Garden!

Flying Garden is a super-popular Hamburg steak restaurant whose signature dish is the “Bakudan Hamburg Steak.” It has over 60 locations across Gunma, Tochigi, Ibaraki, Saitama, and Chiba Prefectures.
This article will be introducing the Sayama location of Flying Garden in Saitama Prefecture.

A day trip to Kairakuen Garden in Mito City, Ibaraki.

Mito City's Kairakuen Garden is a famous plum blossom viewing spot. And on weekends during the period of the Plum Blossom Festival you can get from Ueno Station to the temporary Kairakuen Station by special limited express trains "Hitachi" and "Tokiwa" in about an hour.

Must-go Fireworks Festivals in 2017! <Collaborative article with Yamada Denki_ second Part>

Under the collaboration with “Yamada Denki”; a leading home appliance store, in this media we have introduced timely events and tourists spots over several occasions. Using their low-priced prepaid SIM known as “YAMADA New Mobile” (formerly known as YAMADA SIM), YAMADA Denki suggests tourists visiting Japan to upload their lively pictures on their Social Networking Sites (SNS) while still in Japan.Of the first and second, this is the second part of the article to introduce recommended fireworks festivals this summer.

Kashima Shrine

Kashima Shrine

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Kashima Shrine is where Takemikazuchi-no-Okami, a kami of martial arts, is enshrined.
Founded in 660, it is a historical shrine.

Kairaku-en

Kairaku-en

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Kairaku-en is one of the Three Great Gardens of Japan, alongside Kanazawa’s Kenroku-en and Okayama’s Koraku-en. It was planned and built in 1842 by Tokugawa Nariaki. Nariaki built Kairaku-en with the desire to create a space for everyone’s enjoyment.

Tsukuba Space Center

Established in 1972, the Tsukuba Space Center is part of the Tsukuba Science City.
In the Space Center’s “Rocket Plaza,” near the main entrance, there is a real H-Ⅱ rocket, which is around 50 meters long.
This rocket was developed in Japan over the course of around 10 years, and at the time it was world-class in launch capability and efficiency. Thanks to this rocket’s development and launch, Japan was able to develop its own original technology for larger rockets.

Ryujin Great Suspension Bridge

The Ryujin Great Suspension Bridge is located in Ibaraki Prefecture’s Okukuji Prefectural Nature Park.
100 meters tall and 375 meters long, the Ryujin Great Suspension Bridge is the longest pedestrian-only bridge on Honshu. Hanging over the Ryujin Dam, from the bridge you can see a breathtaking view of the Ryujin Gorge and Ryujin River. The walls on both sides of the bridge depict paintings of mountains and the earth.