Photo by TANAKA Juuyoh (田中十洋)
It is getting into the autumn even though it is still very hot and humid. However, Japanese are all waiting for the time to enjoy the coolness and the beginning of autumn. It is often said that the crimson foliage will come from the North part of Japan. Ibaraki prefecture is the north part of Kanto district where Tokyo belongs to. Let’s go to Ibaraki prefecture to feel the beginning of autumn!
You can visit one of the top 3 water falls in Japan, called Fukuroda water falls. It takes about 3 hours and 40 mins by an express train and a local train (4570yen). You can enjoy its tremendous impact.
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You may want to visit 3 different places, installed for visitors to watch it different points of view.
After that, you can go to Hitachi Kaihin park, operated by the government. It takes about 3 hours and 20 mins (1540 yen) by local trains and a bus. The park is famous for its beautiful hill top, Nemophila in May. Other months, there are many different flowers to bloom, fulfilling the hilltop. You can enjoy the …
32000 Burningbushes (Kochia scoparia) at the Miharashi hilltop.
Then, you can come back to Tokyo. It takes about 3 hours and 10 mins by local trains (4388yen). August is still the time of summer. However, you can look forward to enjoy the beginning of the autumn.
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