Iwate Prefecture: Kitakami TenshochiRead Later
In Kitakami Tenshochi Park you will find rows of Yoshino cherry trees around 100 years old lining a 2 kilometer stretch of Kitakami River, creating a beautiful cherry blossom tunnel. Around 300 carp-shaped streamers fill the sky around Kitakami River during the cherry blossom festival, and there are also sightseeing carriages and pleasure boats available for guests as well.
This service allows passengers to enjoy drifting through the view of Geibikei, designated in 1925 as a scenic spot of natural beauty, from inside of a boat. Called the “Kotatsu Boat,” starting on December 1st this trip takes guests through the valley’s winter beauty, past about 2 kilometers of towering rock cliffs that can reach 100 meters high while the passengers stay warm under the boat’s kotatsu.
A Fall Foliage Viewing Spot in Iwate: Kinshu Lake, a Must-Visit Spot Where Fall Waters Merge into the SkyRead Later
People often use “brocade” to praise enchanting fall foliage viewing spots, as brocade is characterized by gorgeousness and richness. In Iwate Prefecture in northern Japan, there is a bewitching spot for viewing fall foliage, which is called Kinshu Lake (literally “brocade-like fall”) and where fall waters merge into the sky.
Chusonji has been open since the 3rd year of the Kashou Era (850A.D.). It has been registered as a World Heritage Site.
This temple was built to transmit the powerful wish to comfort the spirits of those killed in the Tohoku War, no matter which side they were on.
Great value! Top 3 destinations (in Tohoku) you have to visit for autumn foliage with JR EAST PASS (Tohoku area) !Read Later
In Japan, autumn foliage can be enjoyed in almost any parts of the country, but we want to recommend you to head to Tohoku area. Tohoku, which can be reached by Shinkansen, is surrounded by grand nature.
On March 26, 2016, the Hokkaido Shinkansen opened between Shin-Aomori and Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto Stations.