Iwate

the Mt.Iwate.
The mountain is also known as "The second Fuji".

The popular foods are Maesawa Beef, Esashi Apple, Sanriku Wakame, Nanbu Senbei, Iwate Three Major Noodles (cold noodles, Jaja-men, Wanko-soba) Especially, Wanko-soba attracts foreign visitors.
That helds even Wanko-soba tournament. Iwate has couple of Onsen areas too, such as Hanamaki Onsen, Hachimantai Onsen, Yuda Onsen.

Chuson-ji Temple is registered as one of the world heritage sites, and as natual sightseeing place, Koiwai farm is famous.
At Appi Ski Resort is the place where anyone from child to adult can enjoy.

Timeline of Iwate

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  • Events 20150414035320
    Iwate

    Morioka Castle Ruins Park -Morioka Sakura Festival-

    Morioka Castle Ruins Park situated in center of Morioka city, was created from the ruin of a Morioka castle, and is known for being a famous hanami (cherry blossom watching) spo...

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    Iwate

    Snow Light in Iwate Nishiwaga 2015

    Yuki Akari in Nishiwaga, which is Snow Light in Nishiwaga and the event local residents can take part in, will be hold on the 7th of Feb. Candles in Snow statues and Kamakura, ...

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  • Events 20150414035132
    Iwate

    Iwate Snow Festival 2015

    Symbolic event of winter in Iwate, "Iwate Snow Festival" will be held in Koiwai Farm, January 31st to February 8th. Not only to see the snow statue but you can also touch or cl...

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  • Events 20150414035051
    Iwate

    Koiwai Winter Illuminations, `Ginga Nojo no Yoru`

    An illumination event will be held in Koiwai farm makibaen. This event, themed `A night in the galaxy farm`, is one of the biggest illumination events in Tohoku region and the ...

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    Iwate

    Sansa Odori Festival '' The World's largest Drum Prade''

    It marks the 37th in this year "Sansa Odori Festivali" which will be held from 1st to 4th August for 3 days in Morioka Iwate. The stage will be centre of the city and you will ...

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  • Events 20150414034852
    Iwate

    Motsuji Iris Festival

    In the precincts of Motsuji, one of the world heritage, 300 species, 30,000 of iris is blooming. Purple, white, yellow colors create beautiful contrast with deep green garden. ...

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  • Events 20150414034801
    Iwate

    Chagu Chagu Umakko

    "Chagu Chagu Umakko" is a traditional event which has continued for more than 200 years. It is a festival to thank horses which are indispensable for farming. About 100 horse...

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    Chuson-ji Temple

    Chuson-ji Konjiki-do is located in Hiraizumi Iwate Prefecture and it is famous for a World Herita...

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    Geibikei Gorge

    At Geibi-kyo Valley rafting,you can enjoy a tea ceremony on the boat with green leaves in spring ...

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Temple and Shrine/Castle/Historical site

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