city in Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan
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Ushiku (牛久) is a city in Ibaraki, Japan.

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This city is a bedroom community of Tokyo. It is also a bedroom community of Tsukuba Science City. Ushiku has a growing population, which is rare in Japan where the birthrate is declining and the population is ageing.

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  • 1 Ushiku Chateau, Ibaraki Ushiku Tyuou 3-20-1.  
  • 2 Iris garden, +81298712111. Open 24 hours.
  • 3 Ushiku Daibutsu (牛久大仏). At 120m tall, it is the tallest Buddha statue in the world. There is a viewpoint at 85 meters that looks out through the statue's chest. There is a pond and a garden around the base of the statue.

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