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Unique venue

What are Unique venues?

By making use of buildings, facilities and public spaces that are of historical and cultural significance as conference or reception venues, one can add exceptional atmosphere of locality to the gathering.

KairakuenEKobuntei

Address
§310-0033
1-3-3 Tokiwa-cho, Mito-shi, Ibaraki-ken
Access
yTrain and Busz
20min by bus from JR Mito station
yCarz
20min from Joban Expressway Mito I.C
20min fron Kita-Kanto Expressway Ibaraki-machi East I.C
20min from Kita-Kanto Expressway Mito South I.C
Website
For details, please visit the homepage website.
Open Hours
yKairakuen Garden Open Hoursz
Oct.1st - Feb.19th@7:00`18:00
Feb.20th - Sep.30th@6:00`19:00
yKobuntei Open Hoursz
Feb.20th - Sep.30th@9:00`17:00
Oct.1st - Feb.19th@9:00`16:30
Days Closed
No Holidays
*Kobuntei Dec.29th - 31st
Fee
yKairakuen Gardenz
Classification General Admission Groups
(More than 20 visitors)
Adults ¥300 ¥230
Elementary^
Junior High Students
¥150 ¥120
Seniors older than 70 years old ¥150 ¥150
*Other than during the Plum Festival (Mid-Feburary to late March) Ibaraki prefecture residents are free to enter.
*Free entrances are granted from opening time to 9AM for all.
yKobunteiz
Classification General Admission Groups
(More than 20 visitors)
Adults ¥200 ¥150
Elementary^
Junior High Students
¥100 ¥80
Seniors older than 70 years old ¥100 ¥100
Usage summary of the facility

yScenariozParty in the Kairakuen Garden (outdoor) or in the Kobuntei, etc.

Availability Upon consultation
Fee Upon consultation

Kodokan

Address
§310-0011
1-6-29 Sannomaru-cho, Mito-shi, Ibaraki-ken
Access
yTrain and Busz
8min by walk from JR Mito Station
yCarz
30min by car from Joban Expressway Mito I.C
Website
For details, please visit the homepage website.
Open Hours
Feb.20th - Sep.30th@9:00`17:00
Oct.1st - Feb.19th@9:00`16:30
Days Closed
Dec.29th - 31st
Fee
Classification General Admission Groups
(More than 20 visitors)
Adults ¥200 ¥150
Elementary^
Junior High Students
¥100 ¥80
Seniors older than 70 years old ¥100 ¥100
*Elementary students or younger are free of charge.
Usage summary of the facility

yScenariozMeeting inside the building (no food or drink), party in the garden, etc.

Availability Upon consultation
Fee Upon consultation

Ibaraki Prefectural Archives and Museum

Address
§310-0034
2-1-15 Midori-chō, Mito-shi, Ibaraki-ken
Access
yTrain and Busz
From JR Mito station take bus bound for Kairakuen and get off at Rekishikan Kairakuen Iriguchi stop and walk for 2 min.
yCarz
15 minutes from Mito IC on the Jōban Expressway.
Website
For details, please visit the homepage website.
Open Hours
9:30`17:00 (Last entrance at 16:30)

yGarden Hoursz
Feb.20th - Sep.30th@6:00`19:00
Oct.1st - Feb.19th@7:00`18:00
Days Closed
Every Monday (Except when Monday is national holiday, in which case the following Tuesday is closed)
New Year's holiday (Dec.29th - Jan.1st)
Fee
ySepcial Exhibitionz
Classification General Admission Groups
(More than 20 visitors)
Adults ¥610 ¥490
Seniors older than 70 years old ¥300 ¥240
University Students ¥320 ¥240
yFeatured Exhibitionz
Classification General Admission Groups
(More than 20 visitors)
Adults ¥350 ¥290
Seniors older than 70 years old ¥170 ¥140
University Students ¥180 ¥140
yOther Exhibitionsz
Classification General Admission Groups
(More than 20 visitors)
Adults ¥160 ¥130
Seniors older than 70 years old ¥80 ¥60
University Students ¥80 ¥60
*High school students or younger are free.
*University students including specialized school, institutions and secondary specialized schools.
Usage summary of the facility

yScenarioszSeminar room, meeting in former Mito Agriculture School, concert in former Mitsukaido Elementary School, tea ceremony in the tea room, party in the garden, etc.

Availability Upon consultation
Fee

ySeminar Room (School can host 80 people, and theatre can host 200 people) Rental Feez

Morning (8:30`12:00)
¥7,730
Afternoon (13:00`17:30)
¥7,730
Whole-day (8:30`17:30)
¥15,460

Other details are upon consultation.

Isoyamatei Guesthouse

Address
§311-2424
595 Itako, Itako-shi, Ibaraki-ken
Access
yTrainz
7 min walk from Itako Station on the JR Kashima line.
yCarz
A 5km drive (7 min) from the Suigo Itako bus terminal.
Website
For details, please visit the homepage website.
Open Hours
yUsuallyz
9F00`17F00

yFor staying overnightz
Check in@15:00`19:00
Check out@11:00
Days Closed
Every Monday (closed the following day if itfs a national holiday),New Year's holiday: Dec.28th - Jan.4th
*Not open to the public when the accommodation is booked.
Fee
Free if you are only visiting

yPrivate room fee^hourz
Between 10:00 and 17:00@¥1,507 (including tax)
For hours other than the above mentioned@¥1,650/hour (including tax)

yPrivate room fee for commercial uses such as taking commercial pictures^hourz
¥11,000 (including tax)

yAccommodation fee^nightz
Reserving the whole house@¥50,000 (including tax)
*Accommodates up to 10 guests
Usage summary of the facility

yScenariozUsed for indoor meetings (classroom style for 30 people) or parties (seating for 30 guests), parties at the garden and more.

Availability Available on days other than closed days and days the facility has been booked
Fee

yRoom fee^hourz

Between 10:00 and 17:00
¥1,507 (including tax)
For hours other than the above mentioned
¥1,650/hour (including tax)

Free if you are only visiting

Former Tsugaru Riverside Market Square

Address
§311-2424
591-1 Itako, Itako-shi, Ibaraki-ken
Access
yTrainz
7 min walk from Itako Station on the JR Kashima line.
yCarz
A 5km drive (7 min) drive from the Suigo Itako bus terminal.
Website
-
Open Hours
9:00`17:00
Days Closed
Every Mondays (closed the following day if it's a national holiday) ,New Year's holiday: Dec.28th - Jan.4th
Fee
yUsage fee^1㎡ for every hourz
10:00`17:00@¥110 (including tax)
Usage summary of the facility

yScenariozUsed for Parties at the square, etc.

Availability Available every day except when the facility is closed
Fee

yUsage fee^1㎡ for every hourz

10:00`17:00
¥110 (including tax)

Ushiku Daibutsu

Address
§300-1288
2083 Kuno-cho, Ushiku-shi, Ibaraki-ken
Access
yTrain and Busz
first, take the bus bound for gUshiku DaibutsuEUshiku-jyoenh or the bus bound for gAmi Premium Outletsh from boarding platform #2 on the east exit of the JR Joban Line Ushiku Station, and then get off at the gUshiku Daibutsuh bus stop. (About 20 to 30 minutes).
yCarz
3 min drive from the Ami Higashi I.C on the Ken-O-Expressway (Metropolitan Inter-City Expressway).
Website
For details, please visit the homepage website.
Open Hours
yMarch - Septemberz
Weekdays 9:30`17:00
Weekends and holidays 9:30`17:30

yOctober - Februaryz
9:30`16:30
*Last entry time:30 min before closing time
Days Closed
No Holidays
Admission Fee
Classification General Admission Groups(More than 15 visitors) Handicapped Individuals
Adults
(older than junior high school students)
For access to every available viewpoints including the inside of the Great Buddha ¥800 ¥700 ¥600
For sole access to the garden ¥500 ¥400 ¥400
Children
(4 years old`elementary school students)
For access to every available viewpoints including the inside of the Great Buddha ¥400 ¥350 ¥300
For sole access to the garden ¥300 ¥200 ¥200

*Children under 3 years old are free of charge both the garden and the Great Buddha.
*During the Golden Week holidays and other long-term holidays, all admission fees for adults will be ¥800, and all children admission fees will be ¥400.

Usage summary of the facility

yScenariozEvent square and lawn square are used for parties, while the Hongan-shogon garden is used for outdoor tea ceremonies, and other events.

Availability Upon consultation
Fee Upon consultation

*Conditions of usage: In order to use this facility, we need you to understand that this is a religious facility. Then we will decide if your event or reception will serve as a social contribution to society and if it will generate advantages for the facility.

Ushiku Chateau

Address
§300-1234
3-20-1 Chuo, Ushiku-shi, Ibaraki-ken
Access
yTrainz
8 min walk from the East Exit (Chateau-exit) of Ushiku Station on the JR Joban Line.
yCarz
15 min drive from the Tsukuba Ushiku IC on the Ken-O-expressway via the Joban Expressway Tsukuba JCT.
Website
For details, please visit the homepage website.
Open Hours
yOpen hours of the Kamiya Denbei Memorial Museumz
10:00`16:00

yOpen hours of the restaurantz
Lunch hours@11:30`15:00 (Last order@14:00)
Dinner hours@17:30`21:00 (Last order@20:00)

yOpen hours of the shopz
10:00`18:00
Days Closed
yRestaurant&Shopz
Every Monday

yFacility Toursz
Available every day except during the New Year's holiday
Fee
-
Usage summary of the facility

yScenariozParties at the restaurant (seating for 60 guests, standing space for 120 guests), party at the courtyard (standing space for 150 guests), and other events

Availability Upon consultation
Fee Upon consultation

Oarai-Kashima line of Kashima Rinkai Tetsudo Co., Ltd.

Website
For details, please visit the homepage website.
Usage summary of the facility

yScenariozUsed for parties in private train carriages (seating for 52 guests per carriage) and other purposes.
*Up to 104 guests can fit in the private train by connecting the two carriages.

Availability Upon consultation
Fee

yRoundtrip between Oarai station and Kashimajingu stationz

For about 130 min
¥120,000

yRoundtrip between Oarai station and Shinhokota station staying one hour at Shinhokota stationz

For about 100 min
¥60,000

yRoundtrip between Mito station and Kashimajingu stationz

For about 220 min
¥140,000

*You can bring your own drinks and food into the train free of charge.
It is also possible to order bento boxes or drinks in advance.

Hitachi Seaside Park

Address
§312-0012
605-4 Onuma-aza, Mawatari, Hitachinaka-shi, Ibaraki-ken
Access
yTrain and Busz
About 15 min to the west entrance of Hitachi Seaside Park and about 20 min to the parkfs south entrance from boarding platform #2 on the east side of JR Joban Linefs Katsuta station.
About 10 min to the west entrance and 20 min to the South entrance of the park from Hitachinaka Seaside Railwayfs Ajigaura station via the Nakaminato course of the Smile Aozora Bus.

yCarz
Only a short distance from the Hitachi Seaside Park IC of the Hitachinaka toll road via the Kita Kanto Expressway.
Website
For details, please visit the homepage website.
Open Hours
Mar.1st – Jul.20th@9:30`17:00
Jul.21st – Aug.31st@9:30`18:00
Sep.1st – Oct.31st@9:30`17:00
Nov.1st - end of Feb.@9:30`16:30
Days Closed
EEvery Tuesdays(following weekday if the Tuesday is a national holiday)
EDec.31st and Jan.1st
EFirst week of February starting from the monthfs first Monday to the Friday of that week.

*Open every day during following periods
ySpringzMar.26th – May.31st
ySummerzJul.21st - Aug.31st
yAutumnzOct.1st – Oct.31st
yWinterzDec.25th - Dec.30th, Jan.2nd – Jan.7th
Fee
yAdmission Feez
Age General Admission Groups
(More than 20 visitors)
Adults
(High school students and older)
¥450 ¥290
Elderly
(Over 65 years old)
¥210 ¥210
*Admission is free of charge for Junior High School students and younger children.

ySeasonal Admission Feez
Periods of Seasonal Admission Fee: spring (about 20 days between the middle of April and early May), autumn (about 10 days between the middle of October and end of October)
Actual periods are decided based on the conditions of the flowers and other factors.
Age General Admission Group
(More than 20 visitors)
Adults
(High school students and older)
¥700 ¥540
Elderly
(Over 65 years old)
¥460 ¥460
*Admission is free of charge for Junior High School students and younger children.
Usage summary of the facility
Availability Upon consultation
Fee Upon consultation

Please contact the Ibaraki Prefectural MICE Attraction Promotion Council if you wish to use facilities above as Unique Venue.

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