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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,..

Iwate 6
Genbikei Gorge

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..

Iwate 1
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..

Iwate
Kitakami River Rubber Boat Race

Kitakami River Rubber Boat Race

Malcome Larcens

An annual rubber race down the Kitakami River in Morioka. You can enter as a competitor or simply as a slow cruise down the river..

Iwate, Kitakami River Tuesday - Jul 28th 2 ¥7,000