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A shrine in the forest of Iwate has more to offer than the usual shrine buildings and torii gates. Here you find a massive rock,..
Chusonji is a Buddhist temple in the city of Hiraizumi in southern Iwate Prefecture. It is the main temple of the Tendai sect in the Tohoku region in..
The Motsuji Temple was once a large and important temple of the Tendai sect and consisted of numerous buildings. Today Motsuji is best known for his garden,..
The Hoonji Temple is home to the famous 500 Buddhist Disciples. This unique attract is one of Morioka's best.
Kappa monsters can supposedly be found over Japan, but there is one place where they said to be so common they are immortalized..
Nanbu Tekki is the name of traditional Iwate cast ironware. Genuine cast iron cookware from this region of Japan is born of a 900-year..
To learn more about the culture and tradition in the Tono area of Iwate Prefecture, a visit to the Tono Furosato Village is highly..
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