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Hoonji Temple
Sacred & Religious Sites, Historic Sites
Konjiki-do
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Sakurayama Shrine
Sacred & Religious Sites
Morioka Hachimangu
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Appi Kogen
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Hachimandaira Promenade Peak
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Rock-breaking Cherry Tree
Points of Interest & Landmarks
Morioka Castle Ruins
Historic Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks
Hoonji Temple
Sacred & Religious Sites, Historic Sites
Motsu-ji Temple
Sacred & Religious Sites, Historic Sites
Iwate Park (Koen)
Historic Sites, Parks
Morioka Castle Ruins
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Koiwai Farm
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Bank of Iwate Red Brick Building
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Konyacho Banya
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Kenji Miyazawa Yukari no Kadan & Saryo Kadan
Architectural Buildings, Points of Interest & Landmarks
Geto Onsen
Scenic Walking Areas, Points of Interest & Landmarks
Takamura Kotaro Museum
Historic Sites, Art Galleries, Scenic Walking Areas
Kuroyachi Wetland
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Chuson-ji Temple Hiraizumi-cho
Recognized by UNESCO as a world heritage site, this temple captures the exotic, often forgotten, scent of Buddhism.
It's a bit of a hike up the hill from the car-park, but the view from the rest spot half way up is worth a few moments pause.
1 Way to experience it
Appi Kogen Hachimantai
Appi's Grand Hotel was built in Japan's "economic boom" time in the 1980's and the staff provides their guests with attentive personal service, spacious luxury accommodations with mountain views, and exceptional d...
Such a scenic & majestic view.
Takkoku no Iwaya Hiraizumi-cho
It's located between Genbi-kei and Hiraiizumi historical site.
A wonderful natural landmark.
A one day ¥300 bus pass proved to be a good idea for seeing other sites in the city as well.
Koiwai Farm Shizukuishi-cho
Nice park for family with views of Mt iwate
I hope you can enjoy this wonderful site.
And even though there was no english explanations at the ruined site we didn't find it a problems.
Miracle Lone Pine Tree Rikuzentakata
The tree itself is a powerful symbol of hope and resilience - it's well worth spending time at the site to think about both the tragedy and of the future of this community.
The surrounding landscape almost resembles a construction site, but there are remnant buildings around to remind you of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.