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About Morioka

Things to do in Morioka

Upcoming Morioka Events

Morioka's Sansa Odori

Morioka's Sansa Odori

Justin Velgus

The Morioka Sansa Odori is held every year August 1st-4th. In addition to being the world's largest taiko drum gathering, ..

Iwate, Chuodoori street Aug 1st - Aug 4th Free
Morioka Autumn Festival

Morioka Autumn Festival

Chris Barnes

Each year in September, the streets of Morioka come alive to celebrate the arrival of Autumn. The Morioka Aki Matsuri of the Morioka..

Iwate, Morioka Hachimangū Sep 14th - Sep 16th Free

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Where to eat in Morioka

Hot Jaja, Morioka

Hot Jaja, Morioka

Justin Velgus

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

Hotel Pearl City Morioka

Hotel Pearl City Morioka

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Hotel Pearl City Morioka is perfectly situated right in the heart of the city. A short distance from Morioka Station, and righ..

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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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