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Morioka

About Morioka
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Things to do in Morioka

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Where to eat in Morioka

Hot Jaja, Morioka

Hot Jaja, Morioka

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Hot Jaja is a restaurant specializing in Jajamen noodles. Located right in front of JR Morioka Station, it's the perfect p..

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Places to stay in Morioka

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Catching the Sun in Morioka

Catching the Sun in Morioka

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Morioka is without a doubt a beautiful city. Cradled by mountains in all four sides and blessed with the majestic Kitakami River,..

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About Morioka

Morioka is the capital city of Iwate Prefecture, it has quite a rich history and a few old buildings still remain. It is at the confluence of 3 rivers, Kitakami, Shizukiishi and Nakatsu rivers, a strategic location in old times. It is also located just a few kilometers away from Mt. Iwate, the largest mountain in the prefecture, a volcano.

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