Things to do in Iwate, Japan

Events for February
【WINTER】Festivals before spring! Events for early February.
Wed, 3rd February: Honjo-ji Temple’s Oni Dance in Sanjo city, Niigata Prefecture The 3rd of February is a day called “Setsubun”, and is the start o
Iwate’s old “Rock-breaking cherry tree” that blooms out of a cracked rock
The 360 year old Edohiganzakura (cherry blossom tree) grows through the cracks of a huge stone and blooms its flowers. Tokyo is now in the middle of
Cherry blossom trees will represent protection against natural disasters, an idea from the non-profit organization, The Sakura Line 311.
The Sakura Line 311 will plant Sakura trees at points where the tsunami reached furthest inland. They will be handed down to future generation
”Nambu Magariya” in Iwate, the home of traditional farms and lovers of horses
Where people and horses live under the same roof Iwate, located in the Tohoku district, has always been filled with farms and has been famous for