Hitachi Seaside Park in Ibaraki, a Magical Place to Visit All Year Round
Hitachi Seaside Park is a magical area you should visit at least once, or better yet, many times a year to see the different colorful flowers that bloom there at different times of the year. It is honestly breathtaking, and seeing all those flowers across the park is an enchanting site.
Hitachi Seaside Park
The park has a total space of 350 hectares, so this huge park is a wonderful place to take a stroll and take magnificent pictures!
It also has many attractions nearby, such as an amusement park, cycling tracks, BBQ areas, as well as many cafes and restaurants!
-Seniors (65 years and over): 210 yen for visitors and groups
-Children (7 to 14 years): 80 yen for visitors and 50 yen for groups
-Children (6 and under): free
Please note that there are also parking fees: 1,550 yen for over-sized vehicles, 510 yen for normal vehicles, and 260 yen for motorcycles.
When to Go
-From late March to mid April: You can see Naricissus
-From mid to late April: Tulips
-From late April to early May: Nempohila
-From mi May to early June: Poppies
-From late May to early June and in early to mid November: Roses
-From late May to mid June: Linaria
-From late July to late September: Zinnia
-From mid August: Sunflowers:
-From early to mid September: Kochia
-From early September to late October: Pampas grass:
-From early to mid October: Cosmos
-From to early to mid Octover: Buckwheat
-From late September: Kochia (green and red)
-From early to mid Octover: Kochia (red)
-From Early December: Metasquoia
-You can take the express train on the JR Joban Line from Ueno station to Katsuta station (70 minutes). Then you can take the train on the Minato line to Ajigaura station (30 minutes). From there it is 20 minutes on foot to the entrance of the park. You can also take a bus or a taxi from Katsuta station (around 15 minutes).
Where to Eat in the Area
- Lili Wanderlust
- I love travelling and discovering new cuisines. Japan has a panoply of local dishes to try. I also love yoga, coffee, reading, and cycling.