Situated near Tokyo, Ibaraki Prefecture is becoming an increasingly popular place to visit for sightseeing. There are many picturesque places in Ibaraki. Visit the ocean of blue flowers often seen on SNS sites, Hitachi Seaside Park; the 120m tall, 73m wide Fukuroda Falls; the largest standing bronze statue of Ushiku Buddha, and so on. There are many fishing ports and, being next to the Pacific Ocean, Ibaraki is a place to enjoy the freshest and most satisfying seafood dishes. If you visit in winter, make sure to try the Anko Nabe, a seasonal anglerfish hot pot.