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Ibaraki Prefecture

A Complete Primer to this Part of Japan

Donny Kimball
10 min readMay 7, 2020

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Ibaraki Prefecture’s Hitachi Seaside Park when the nemophila are blooming.
This story was originally published on donnykimball.com and has been syndicated here on Medium.

Ibaraki gets a bit of a bad rap both overseas and in Japan. You see, though the prefecture is indeed home to a wide selection of great allures, there’s nothing that is so iconic that it entirely justifies a visit in and of itself. Perhaps a baseball metaphor says it best; Ibaraki’s attractions are…

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Donny Kimball

I'm a travel writer and freelance digital marketer who blogs about the sides of Japan that you can't find in the mainstream media. https://donnykimball.com/