town in Kitasōma district, Ibaraki prefecture, Japan
Tone is located in the most southern part of Ibaraki. Its name derives from the Tone River.
It's about 50 min by car from central Tokyo. Narita Airport is nearby.
- 1 [dead link] Kunio Yanagida Memorial Park (柳田国男記念公苑), 1787-1, Fukawa,, ☏ . 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,, ☏ . The temple was founded in the 16th century. Free.
- 3 Kōmō Shrine (蚊蝄神社), 882, Tachigi,, ☏ , fax: . Very old shrine. According to oral heritage, it was founded in 288BC lore and there are written records dating back to 698AD. Free.
- Donto-Yaki (どんと焼き). In mid-January, New Year offerings are burned around the town.