Recommended Itineraries 2016

Go, see and feel. Based on real journeys
by people of all ages, gender and interests.


KENPOKU Mountainside Art trip

Chiaki Hayashi

Reported by Chiaki Hayashi

Co-founder of Loftwork Inc. As a creative agent, her areas of expertise are not limited, they include areas such as web, community, spacial design and architecture. She also manages the digital fabrication cafe, FabCafe which is currently in operation in five countries including Taiwan, Spain and France etc. and a co-working space: MTRL that facilitates new design process by providing recourses.

From Hitachiota through Hitachiomiya, and finally to Daigo town is one of the recommended routes for visiting artworks on the mountain side. Against the backdrop of the townscape that evokes a feeling of nostalgia, with abundant forests and beautiful clear streams, the journey takes you to artworks, each unique in its own right.

  • Art
  • 1 Day
  • Solo travel
  • Mountain


KENPOKU Sea side Art Trip

Mutsumi Taki

Reported by Mutsumi Taki

Northern Ibaraki resident. As a member of KENPOKU ART committee, traveling around, exploring the mountain and the seaside of KENPOKU looking for stories to tell.

The first route we are going to recommend is the seaside route that takes you to some of the must -see artworks on the area.
Going through Kita-Ibaraki city to Takahagi city, the journey takes you down south to Hitachi-city. The landscape will be fused with nature, man-made objects and art, such blend can be only enjoyed during the festival. Don't miss it!

  • Art
  • 1 Day
  • Solo travel
  • Seaside