Kitaibaraki trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
- +
- +
- +


Trip Planner Asia  /  Japan  /  Kanto  /  Ibaraki Prefecture  /  Kitaibaraki
Sightseeing Museums Beaches
Kitaibaraki is a city located in Ibaraki Prefecture, in the northern Kantō region of Japan. As of September 2015, the city had an estimated population of 43,809 and a population density of 235 persons per km². Its total area was 186.80sqkm.GeographyKitaibaraki is located in northern Ibaraki Prefecture, bounded by Fukushima Prefecture to the north and the Pacific Ocean to the east. As its name implies, it is the northernmost city within Ibaraki. Approximately 80% of the total area is mountainous forest. The eastern region is low ground facing the ocean with spacious open flatland along the Okita and Satone Rivers. It is approximately 57 kilometers to the northeast of Mito, the prefectural capital.Surrounding municipalities Ibaraki Prefecture Takahagi IwakiSamegawaHanawaHistoryThe towns of Otsu and Hiragata and the village of Kitanakago were created with the establishment of the municipalities system on April 1, 1889. Kitanakago became the town of Isohara on January 1, 1925. On March 31, 1956 the towns of Otsu, Hiragata, Isohara and the villages of Sekinan, Sekimonto and Minaminakago merged to form the city of Kitaibaraki. The city suffered from serious damage caused by the tsunami from the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake.
Use our Japan tourist route planner to arrange the details of your trip to Kitaibaraki and other destinations.
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Kitaibaraki

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities in Kanto:
Sightseeing, historic sites, shopping
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Theme parks, sightseeing, shopping
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Historic sites, nature, sightseeing
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Museums, sightseeing, nature
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »
Historic sites, sightseeing, trails
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »

Where to stay in Kitaibaraki

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor