The three cities, Sawara (Katori-city), Itako and Kashima, extending over two prefectures, Chiba and Ibaraki, have been famous as the important spots on the waterfront.

The landscapes and environments created by Nature, the customs and lifestyles retained by local people, the history and culture preserved through time have helped people create the energy and the power of producing peculiar arts of living.

The tour through these waterside cities can bring you into close contact with these remarkable historical inheritances of art, nature and time.

Let's take a step forward into this fantastic world of art.

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Official site of Sawara

Official site of Itako

Official site of Kashima