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Iwate Prefecture Top 10 Attractions

Iwate Prefecture Top 10 Attractions

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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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Hiking Mount Iwate

Hiking Mount Iwate

Malcome Larcens

Mount Iwate is 2,038 meters tall and can be accessed from 6 different trails. I have always hiked it from the East side via a trail..

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Kamaishi Recovery Memorial Stadium

Created specifically for the 2019 Rugby World Cup, Kamaishi Recovery Memorial Stadium’s construction was completed in 2018. The stadium was built as..

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Sakurayama Shrine

Sakurayama Shrine

Justin Velgus

The Sakurayama Shrine is located a twenty minute walk from Morioka station. From the street it looks unimpressive, but a few hidden..

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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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