Okushi Historical Park (Mito City)
Okushi Historical Park is a located on the site of a prehistoric kitchen midden and is recognised as a national historical site. Visitors to the park can explore how people lived during the Jomon Period (c. 14,000 – 300BCE), Yayoi Period (300 BCE – 300CE) and Kofun Period (300CE – 538CE) through exhibitions and recreated houses.
The park is also home to a statue of ‘Daidarabo’, a legendary giant said to have been 15m tall. It is possible to climb up inside the giant and view the surrounding area from the palm of his hand!
1064-1 Shiozakicho, Mito City
Okushi Historical Park
By public transport: from JR Mito Station North Exit, catch as bus bound for Higashi-mae or Shiozaki from Bus Stop No.3 and get off at Shiozaki. The bus takes around 25 minutes.
By car: around 5 minutes from Mito-Oarai IC on the Kita-Kanto Expressway.
HOURS9:00 - 16:15
CLOSEDClosed Mondays (open Monday and closed Tuesday if Monday is a National Holiday)
Closed for the New Year Holidays December 29th - January 3rd