5 Sights in Morioka, Japan (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Morioka, Japan. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 5 sights are available in Morioka, Japan.

List of cities in Japan Sightseeing Tours in Morioka

1. 盛岡城 (Morioka-jō)

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Morioka Castle is a hirayama-style Japanese castle constructed in 1611. It was the seat of the Nanbu clan, a tozama daimyō clan who ruled over Morioka Domain, Mutsu Province in the Tōhoku region of northern Japan during the Edo period Tokugawa shogunate. The castle is located in what is now the center of the city of Morioka, Iwate Prefecture, Japan. It was also referred to as Kozukata Castle , but strictly speaking this name pertains to the predecessor of Morioka Castle on the same site.

Wikipedia: Morioka Castle (EN)

2. 盛岡てがみ館

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Morioka Tegamikan (森岡 手ガみ館, Morioka Tegamikan) is a museum located in Morioka, Iwate Prefecture, Japan. In addition to collecting, preserving, and exhibiting materials such as letters, diaries, and manuscripts of famous people with ties to Morioka and people associated with these people, it also conducts research and studies of materials.

Wikipedia: 盛岡てがみ館 (JA)

3. 石割桜

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The Rock-Breaking Cherry Tree is an approximately 400-year-old cherry tree growing out of a crack in a granite boulder in front of the district courthouse in Morioka, the capital of Iwate Prefecture in the Tōhoku region of northern Japan. It is a ten-minute walk from Morioka Station.

Wikipedia: Rock-Breaking Cherry Tree (EN)

4. 岩手銀行赤レンガ館

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Bank of Iwate Red Brick Building is a former bank building located in the city of Morioka, Iwate Prefecture, Japan. The building is an example of Meiji period western style architecture in Japan, and is listed as an Important Cultural Property. The building is now used as a museum.

Wikipedia: Bank of Iwate Red Brick Building (EN)

5. 岩手県民会館

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Iwate Prefectural Citizens' Hall (Iwate Kenminkaikan) is a multi-purpose hall in Morioka, Iwate Prefecture, Japan. Based on the designated manager system, it is managed and operated by the Iwate Prefectural Cultural Promotion Corporation.

Wikipedia: 岩手県民会館 (JA)

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