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Top 10 Attractions in Iwate

Top 10 Attractions in Iwate

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Iwate Prefecture is the second largest prefecture in Japan home to historically significant destinations, rich natural landscapes,..

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Genbikei Gorge

Genbikei Gorge

Genbikei is a ravine or river gorge that has been desThe Genbikei Gorge is a 2 km stretch of the Iwai River, known for its rugged landscape and dynamic..

Iwate
Geibikei Gorge

Geibikei Gorge

Geibikei is a 2-kilometer-long canyon formed by the Satetsu River, surrounded by over 50-meter-high rock walls and culminating at 124 meters. The name..

Iwate
Ishiwarizakura

Ishiwarizakura

Justin Velgus

The 400 year old Ishiwarizakura, also known as the Rock-Splitting Cherry Tree, rests near Morioka station in front of an old court..

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Visit to Genbikei Gorge

Visit to Genbikei Gorge

Sarah Mathews

Most people go to Hiraizumi for the temples listed as World Heritage Sites. However, you can’t go to this area and miss seeing..

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