Takahagi, City in Japan
General Information about Takahagi
Takahagi (Takahagi) is a middle town within Ibaraki prefecture in the Kantō region.
You can easily reach the suburbs of Takahagi by local rail services in one station.
Famous persons connected with Takahagi are Sekisui Nagakubo (1717 - 1801) and Jinzo Matsumura (1856 - 1928).
Travel tips for Takahagi
Top Takahagi destinations for your sightseeing are the Home of the Hozumi family (穂積家住宅) throughout the year, the Takado Obama coast (高戸小浜海岸) throughout the year and the Hananuki canyon (花貫渓谷) throughout the year.
The Matsuoka castle is nowadays a ruin.
The Hananuki dam (花貫ダム), another great attraction. Go to Akiyama 2989 (秋山2989) for this. Another experience is the Megane-bridge (めがね橋) in Akiyama (秋山).
Culture and History
The oldest building in the city was constructed in the year 1773 and is named Home of the Hozumi family (穂積家住宅).
You want to eat well and enjoy a drink in Takahagi? The Grilled ham (ハム焼き) is recommended by locals.Itsuura ham (五浦ハム) in Kamitetsuna nukari 2565-11 (上手綱ヌカリ2565-11) is popular.
Do you already own a souvenir from Takahagi? You could buy for example Roast ham, available in Itsuura ham.
Flowers and Foliage
Discover the cherry blossom in Takahagi from 04/11 to 04/20, best in the Sakura space park (さくら宇宙公園). The maple trees changing colour in Takahagi is the highlight in the romantic autumn. Discover in the Hananuki canyon (花貫渓谷), how the leaves turn from golden yellow to shining red. Start is around the 11/11 and the foliage lasts until 11/30. To mention in Takahagi is the Japanese princess dog's tooth violet in flower, which you can see in the Green town community center (緑の郷コミュニティーセンター) from 04/01 to 04/10.
Economy and Industry in Takahagi
A functioning local economy can set many impulses for the region. Particularly encouraging is the fact that Takahagi Nichiha Co., Ltd., stellas Pharma Tech Co., Ltd., Takahagi technical center and NIDAC CORPORATION, Takahagi factory belong to the top companies in Takahagi. Takahagi Nichiha Co., Ltd. is in the field of Manufacturing of ceramic-based exterior material, stellas Pharma Tech Co., Ltd., Takahagi technical center in the sector Test production of drug substances for clinical trials and the NIDAC CORPORATION, Takahagi factory active in the area of Stainless steel welding assembly.