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Asabiraki Sake Brewery

If you love sake, you owe it to yourself to try some made in Tohoku. Good sake is all about the rice and water, and the water in T...

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Wanko Soba

If you ever find yourself passing through the Iwate Prefecture, make a stop in their capital city, Morioka - the home of Wanko Sob...

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Hanamaki Onsen

In Hanamaki, you will be spoilt for choice with various hot springs. Set along the magnificent view of the Hanamaki mountain range...

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Chusonji Temple

Chusonji Temple is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2011. The temple is located at the top of Kansan hill in Hiraizumi. W...

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Geibikei (River Gorge)

To best enjoy Geibikei, a river boat can take you down the 2 kilometre gorge which has cliffs on either side soaring over 50 metre...

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Wanko Soba Noodles

Wanko soba noodles is a dish that is exclusive to the Iwate prefecture. Small servings of soba noodles, about the size of one mout...

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Iwate Snow Festival

The Iwate Snow Festival is one of Tohoku’s prominent Snow Festivals. There are 6 different venues where visitors could check out. ...

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Hanamaki Onsen

Hanamaki Onsen is a very popular onsen resort in Iwate prefecture, it is probably more well known to Hong Kong and Taiwan tourists...

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