Daigo town is in the middle of a rich natural. It is a one of a fascinating town so you can enjoy there through the four seasons. In the summer, there are so many negative ion from the waterfall, in the fall, you can see the trees aflame with red and yellow leaves, in the winter, an intimate hot spring give you a time to relax. And in the spring, you can see the famous Shidare cherry blossom, which was designated by Ibaraki prefecture as a special natural treasure that was planted by Mito Komon.
Daigo town is located in very cold place in Ibaraki . Even one of the Japanese famous falls Fukuroda fall is frozen. But it show us seasonal beauty. Moreover, in Daigo town there are nice hospitality people. They are always welcome us.
Fukuroda fall is one of the famous three falls where is in tributary of the Kuji river and the upper stream of the Taki river. The fall run down like slide down four step so its called four step fall. And a famous monk Saigyo said that ’you cannot enjoy the beauty without see it directly’. Fukuroda fall is the biggest fall in Ibaraki prefecture.
Daigo town is one of the hot spa places in Ibaraki prefecture. Some hot spa hotel has their own fountainheads so you can enjoy different type of fountainheads. In surrounding Okukuji’s rich nature taking out door hot spa will be fantastic. Specially, in the winter, you can take Apple hot spa which apples are floated on the hot spa. You will defiantly be healed by sweet and sour smell.
Daigo town’s famous product is Apple. The Apple which is grown by mountain’s gentle slope is very sweet. In fall, a lot of apple farms are opened. Lots of visitors enjoy the taste. There is popular apple pie made by the apple. It will be fun compare with different apple pies made by different producer.
Okukuji daigo Yana
Yana means that stopping running water by wood or bamboo for catching fish. Kuji river is second river to catch natural sweet fish in Japan. And also Yana is placed all year in Ibaraki prefecture. You can eat the sweet fish after you caught. Children also can enjoy it so it’s a best place to have a nice time for family.
Daigo town is familiar with product of tea. The tea takes long time to grow so the taste is very delicate but tasty. You can enjoy the color, smell, and astringent taste. Okukuji tea has approximately 400 years of history. At the moment there are over 16 tea shops. They still search for the taste day by day there.
Daigo Oyaki school
In the Daigo town, there are many institutions which were made by the closure of schools. Daigo Oyaki school is one of them. It is reusing Makinoji elementary school which founded in 1874. Oyaki is regular food for farmers from long time ago. There, you can taste 10 different types Oyaki and also you can experience how to make it.
Tour the Okukuji Daigo Sven Gods of Fortune
Daigo town is a one of good model course for ramble through the rich natural. Especially “Eigen temple”(sacred to a Benzaiten) ’s tree leaves turn in autumn, so the temple called “Maple temple”. We recommend use the rental bicycle from Ibaraki tourism association for free! You can feel the changes of the four seasons!
In the Daigo town, there are more than 10 campsite into large ones and small ones. They are devising some various ingenuity for visitors to enjoy Kuji river’s clear stream and Okukuji’s rich natural. Especially Green Villa is very famous campsite. It is always full up for reservation. You can enjoy your-style camp!!