Area attractions

Mount Tsukuba

Located 40 minutes away by car or bus, the mountain is popular for its two peaks , Nyotaisan (877m) and Nantaisan (871m), which associates with the god and goddess of Japanese mythology. Hikers can climb to the top in about 40-110 minutes, depending on the hiking trail you chose.

Tsukubasan Shrine

Located 40 minutes away from the hotel by bus, the shinto shrine situates at the foot of Mount Tsukuba. Worshipped for over 3000 years, the shrine hosts seasonal event throughout the year.

Nearest station: Tsukuba Station
Address: 1 Tsukuba, Tsukuba-shi, Ibaraki
Website: (Japanese only)

Tsukuba Expo Center

Located 5 minutes away  by walk. The venue houses the world's largest planetarium, interactive installations and many other events.

Nearest station: Tsukuba Station
Address: 2-9 Agatsuma, Tsukuba-shi, Ibaraki
Website: (Japanese only)

Tsukuba Space Center

Located 10 minutes away from the hotel by car or bus. Opened in 1972, Tsukuba Space Center operates as the core center for space development in Japan and exhibited a real H-II Launch Vehicle, test model satellites and more.

Nearest station: Arakawaoki, Tsuchiura and Tsukuba Stations
Address: 2-1-1 Sengen, Tsukuba-shi, Ibaraki

Iias Tsukuba

A 4 minutes walk from Kenkyugakuen Station, next stop from Tsukuba Station on the Tsukuba Express. Noted as one of the largest shopping malls in the area, Iias Tsukuba houses around 200 shops, including restaurants, super market, movie theatre and more.

Nearest station: Kenkyugakuen Station
Address: 5-19 Kenkyugakuen, Tsukuba-shi, Ibaraki
Website: (Japanese only)

Tsukuba Museum of Art Ibaraki

Located 5 minutes away from the hotel. Featuring a vast range of art pieces from Japan and overseas, the museum is also used for temporary exhibitions and art-related events.

Nearest station: Tsukuba Station
Address: 2-8 Agatsuma, Tsukuba-shi, Ibaraki
Website: (Japanese only)

Ushiku Daibutsu

A 120m high bronze statue, known as one of the tallest status in the world. The statue houses a observation deck at 85m, which is accessible via elevator and offer a great view.

Nearest station: Ushiku Station
Address: 2083 Kuno-cho, Ushiku-shi, Ibaraki
Website: (Japanese only)

Ami Premium Outlet

A large-scale outlet consisting of around 150 shops and restaurant. Brands include Adidas, Beams, Jins, Levi's, Miki House, Ralph Lauren Home and more. 

Nearest station: Arakawaoki Station
Address: 4-1-1 Yoshiwara, Ami, Inashiki, Ibaraki