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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..

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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
Kitakami Tenshochi Sakura Festival

Kitakami Tenshochi Sakura Festival

Apr 15th - May 7th 2021

Each year from around mid April to early-May, Iwate's Kitakami Tenshochi Park is home to a cherry blossom festival that celebrates..

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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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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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