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Hitachi Seaside Park

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Address: 605-4 Onuma, Mawatari, Hitachinaka 312-0012, Ibaraki Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 29-265-9001
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9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

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Beautiful Park

I went to Hitachi Seaside Park in late Oct 2014. It was pity that the kochias were already in its late bloom, and the bushes were not in their prime bright red. Nonetheless, the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 23, 2014
Shee Li K
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Singapore, Singapore
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Singapore, Singapore
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I went to Hitachi Seaside Park in late Oct 2014. It was pity that the kochias were already in its late bloom, and the bushes were not in their prime bright red. Nonetheless, the park is still beautiful and extremely peaceful. You can choose to take a stroll or pay for 500yen for a day of unlimited rides in the... More 

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Hitachi, Japan
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

There is something for everyone. Handicapped accesable and plenty of areas to eat within park including picnic areas. Clean toilet facilities throught park . Beautiful fountain in main entrance, play ground for the youngsters, sand garden, wooded areas, old Japanese homes and how they were built. Train ride and bicycle riding extra but worth it. Small amusement park, golf course.... More 

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
8 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Nice Surrounding and setting. Good place for relaxation Many young jap go for scuba and it's full of activities.

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Melbourne, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I went there in autumn and I don't think it's worth of travelling 2 hours and costing more than ¥2000. It could be beautiful in spring, not autumn because only two kinds of flowers blossom in autumn, took me about an hour to finish!

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Bangkok, Krung Thep, Thailand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Access/ transportation 1.Get on the JR train to Katsuta JR staion /勝田駅 (about 1.5 hour from Tokyo) and go to east exit of the station. 2. On the ground floor of Katsuta station, turn left and walk 1 minute to Ibaraki Kotsu bus platform no.2 3. Get on the bus (390 yen one way, pay on the bus when you... More 

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Chiba, Japan
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46 reviews 46 reviews
28 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Last May, I went to Hitachi Seaside Park to see the field of nemophila - I called the park Blue Mountain then. Recently, I went back to experience the blooming Kochia flowers / bushes and it was amazing. I was about to cancel my trip because of the typhoon but luckily I did not. The park is almost empty and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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68 reviews 68 reviews
28 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Hitachi seaside park is an hour and twenty minutes from Ueno station of the Joban Line Limited Express train (covered by the Japan Rail Pass). The park is quite large and is filled with flowers and other interesting sites. The best times to visit would be in May for flowers and in mid-late October for the full Autumn colours.

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Singapore, Singapore
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Entered through the West gate where the local bus stopped and once we walked through, we were greeted by the big lake and a colourful array of flowers. We started out by having some food from the shop just behind the gift shop, which had good fried chicken and takoyaki to keep you going through to the amusement park for... More 

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Chiba, Japan
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28 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I call it blue mountain. During spring, the field turns blue as hundreds of nemophila (baby blue eyes) joined forces to create a stunning visual masterpiece. Nemophila appears ordinary and doesn’t stand out if alone. However, it does produce magic if grown in thousands. On the other side of the field, you can see a yellow carpet of rapeseed. Similar... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We visited on May 7, 2014 especially to see the nemophilia and were not disappointed. The hills were filled with these delicate blue flowers and we walked along the winding pathways right to the top for the full view. WONDERFUL! The express train from Ueno to Hitachi does not make stops until just before Hitachi. From the station, take the... More 

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