Jalan.net: Booking Site for Hotels & Ryokans in Japan
Jalan.net: One of the largest online hotels & ryokans booking site in Japan
Iwate Prefecture has thriving agricultural and stockraising industries. It is home to Appi Kogen where skiers come from all over Japan, and Fujiwara Heritage Park, a theme park built as a Heian period city which is often used in TV dramas. The capital city, Morioka, a castle town, has many shrines, temples, and historic sites. It is also where the great literary figures Kenji Miyazawa and Takuboku Ishikawa spent their youth. Wanko soba which is fun and delicious to eat is known throughout Japan.