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Morioka Destination Guide

Delve into Morioka in Japan!

Morioka in the region of Iwate with it's 295,172 residents is a city in Japan - some 289 mi (or 464 km) North of Edo, the country's capital.

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Current time in Morioka is now 09:36 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Tokyo" with an UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Niigata, Nagano-shi, Maebashi, Sotoyama, Shibutami or Inuotose. While being here, make sure to check out as well. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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JR (At Morioka Station on the JR Tohoku ...

08:28 min ( June 20, 2012 by omiyaexpress)
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I took the movie of HAYATE, KOMACHI, and YAMABIKO shinkansen (bullet train) trains arriving at and departing from Morioka station on the JR Tohoku and Akita shinkansen

Sansa Dance from Morioka

01:35 min ( August 04, 2008 by SHIBIN PAUL)
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Sansa Dance From Morioka in Northern Japan

Morioka Hachimangu Festival

07:41 min ( September 24, 2009 by RoninDave)
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I was back up in Morioka again for yet another festival, this time for the 300 year old Hachimangu Matsuri. The Hachimangu Matsuri is a 3-day festival with floats, music, dances, and yabusame (mounted...

Morioka City Panorama

03:55 min ( February 28, 2010 by tomofumisa0114)
Views: 2,196 - Rating: 4.6/5

A panoramic view of the city of Morioka in Winter, Tohoku, Japan

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Interesting facts about this location

Rock-Breaking Cherry Tree

The Rock-Breaking (or Rock-Splitting) Cherry Tree (石割桜 ishiwarizakura) is an approximately 400-year-old cherry tree growing out of a granite boulder in front of the district courthouse in Morioka, Iwate in northern Japan. It is a ten-minute walk from the Morioka train station. The tree is a natural treasure of Japan.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.7, 141.15 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Cherry blossom, Visitor attractions in Iwate Prefecture

Iwate Prefecture

Iwate Prefecture is the second largest prefecture of Japan after Hokkaido. It is located in the Tōhoku region of Honshū island and contains the island's easternmost point. The capital is Morioka. Iwate has the lowest population density of any prefecture outside Hokkaido.

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Located at 39.7, 141.15 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Iwate Prefecture, Prefectures of Japan, Tohoku region

Morioka Station

Morioka Station is a railway station located in Morioka, Iwate Prefecture, Japan.

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Located at 39.7, 141.15 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Akita Shinkansen, Iwate Ginga Railway Line, Railway stations in Iwate Prefecture, Tazawako Line, Tōhoku Main Line, Tōhoku Shinkansen, Yamada Line

Morioka Third High School

The Iwate Prefectural Third Public High School in Morioka, commonly referred to as Morioka Third High School or San-Kō, is located in Morioka, Iwate Prefecture, Japan. It is the third oldest public high school in the city, founded in 1963. It has a student body of approximately 1,000 students. The school is managed by the Iwate Prefectural Board of Education.

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Located at 39.7, 141.15 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:High schools in Japan, Schools in Iwate Prefecture

Iwate Athletic Stadium

Iwate Athletic Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Morioka, Iwate, Japan. It is currently used mostly for football matches as well as athletics events. The stadium holds 30,000 people. It is one of Grulla Morioka's home grounds.

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Located at 39.7, 141.15 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Football venues in Japan, Sports venues in Iwate Prefecture