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Iwate Park (Koen), Morioka

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Wander the peaceful, well-kept grounds of Iwate Park (Koen), surrounding the ruined Morioka castle and giving passage to ponds, trimmed trees, and numerous artifacts. Even as the seasons change, the park's aspect remains picturesque all year round, evolving from snowy scenes to iconic blossoming trees, and through to leaves of autnumnal tones. Seek out a quiet spot to enjoy a picnic, or head to the gigantic and evocative foundations of the castle. Look out for the tradional Japanese bridges that pepper the site, as well as the various monuments, including two dedicated to some of the nation's influencial poets. Arrange your visit to Iwate Park (Koen) and discover more family-friendly attractions in Morioka using our Morioka trip builder.
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  • Frozen snow Castle, is a castle ruins Park, but the slope is nearly ice. Place melted complaints WA complaints skill, it is getting warmer.
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  • Walk away from the train station and headed out. Hyakumeizan (百名山) Castle stamps because I visited. Unlike stamp location, Castle ruins, but in the wide park was lighted illuminations. Had had the sign, as is parking in the basement.
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  • We recommend that very detailed images are searchable on Google maps, so to advance research in the. I would decide is worth on that visit really. Disappointed spot could have excessive expectations when you visit, so caution is required.
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