Naturaleza in Iwate

Koiwai Farms, Makiba-en Park

A large-scale dream farm created by founders Gishin Ono, Yanosuke Iwasaki and Masaru Inoue The huge 3000ha pastoral lands of Koiwai Farms is a famou...

Chuson-ji Temple

  Chuson-ji Temple, a heritage site for Heian Buddhist culture that came of age in the Tohoku region Chuson-ji is a temple built upon a 130m hi...

Motsu-ji Temple

  The miraculous Motsu-ji Temple with its legend of the white deer When the great priest Ennin came to this land during his pilgrimage through...

Takkoku no Iwaya Bishamondo Temple

A National Historic Site with numerous Important Cultural Properties   400 years before the establishment of Chuson-ji Temple by Kiyohira Fujiw...

Genbikei Gorge

  The beauty of mountain torrents created from natural rocks of unique shape Genbikei Gorge is a land of picturesque scenery that has been kno...

Morioka Castle Ruins Park (Iwate Park)

The remains of a castle within a flourishing castle town Morioka is a city that has had a history as an Edo Era castle town surrounding Morioka Castl...

Geibikei Cruise

  The vista of a secluded area built from strangely-shaped rocks and cliffs Geibikei is a gorge on the Satetsu River, a tributary of the Kitak...

Jodogahama

  A Place of Scenic Beauty that boasts an unworldly beauty Sanriku Fukko National Park’s Jodogahama with its wonderful scenery of sea an...

Hanamaki Festival

A traditional festival in tribute to the founders of the town of Hanamaki The Hanamaki Festival is in honor to Nobuchika Kita who established Hanama...

Tono Furusato Village

Recreated traditional farm life in the village of folklore, Tono Tono Furusato Village is an outdoor museum which has recreated the agricultural env...

Hanamaki Onsen

The pristine natural environment where masterpiece poetry and children’s stories were born is also the place for a charming onsen village Along...

Ryusendo

A beautiful limestone cave with an underground lake that shines Dragon Blue Ryusendo, which counts itself as one of Japan’s Three Major Limesto...

Kita Yamazaki

Yamase, a wondrous forest, and cliffs that spread out Kita Yamazaki, which is situated at the northern part of Sanriku Fukko National Park, is an 8km...

Densho-en

The recreated nostalgic farm lifestyle Tono has come to tell of the old life through many ancient folk tales and myths. At Densho-en which brings th...

Matsukawa Geothermal Plant

Mt. Hayachine

A treasured place for valuable plants preserved as a National Natural Monument The 1917m-high Mt. Hayachine is surrounded by the tourist destination...

Goishi Coast

A Place of Scenic Beauty with a deeply-indented shoreline boasting a natural beauty The Goishi Coast which is a part of Sanriku Fukko National Park...

Hachiyozan Tendai-ji Temple

Tohoku’s oldest temple with its history of prosperity and destruction Tendai-ji was established in 728 by the monk Gyoki under the command of...

Appi Kogen Resort

A large-scale resort born in the 80s   Appi Kogen Resort, which was developed in the 1980s, is a large-scale resort facility where you can enjo...

Hachimantai

Hachimantai’s beautiful seasonal changes Hachimantai is a mountainous area at the northern end of the Ou Mountains straddling Iwate and Akita P...