岩手县是秀美海岸线延绵不绝的、本州岛最大的县。世界遗产“平泉”留有曾于平安末期繁荣的华美的佛教文化,使人为之倾倒。此县还拥有南部铁器、秀衡涂等丰富的传统文化。Iwate is the biggest prefecture in Honshu and has endless beautiful coastlines. A glorious buddhist culture which flourished at the end of the Heian era still remains and captivates visitors in Hiraizumi, which is a world heritage. There is also a lot of traditional culture such as Nanbu ironware and Hidehira-nuri.