town in Kitasōma district, Ibaraki prefecture, Japan

Tone (利根) is a town in Ibaraki, Japan.

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Tone is located in the most southern part of Ibaraki. Its name derives from the Tone River.

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It's about 50 min by car from central Tokyo. Narita Airport is nearby.

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Kunio Yanagida Memorial Park
  • 1 [dead link] Kunio Yanagida Memorial Park (柳田国男記念公苑), 1787-1, Fukawa,, +81 297 68 7189. 09:00-16:30. The house of Japanese folklorist "Yanagida Kunio" is preserved. Materials related to Kunio are on display there. Free..
  • 2 Tokuman-ji Temple (徳満寺), 3004, Fukawa,, +81 297 68 2442. The temple was founded in the 16th century. Free.
  • 3 Kōmō Shrine (蚊蝄神社), 882, Tachigi,, +81 297 68 7278, fax: +81 297 68 8957. Very old shrine. According to oral heritage, it was founded in 288BC lore and there are written records dating back to 698AD. Free.

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  • Donto-Yaki (どんと焼き). In mid-January, New Year offerings are burned around the town.

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