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Morioka

About Morioka
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Sakura Season at Iwate's Takamatsu Park

Sakura Season at Iwate's Takamatsu Park

Apr 15th - Apr 30th

Iwate's Takamatsu Park features on the list of Japan's Top 100 Cherry Blossom viewing spots, and it's a popular destination..

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Iwate Top 10

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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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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