아름다운 해안선이 끝없이 펼쳐지는 혼슈 최대의 현. 세계유산 "히라이즈미"는 헤이안 시대 말기에 번성했던 화려한 불교 문화가 남아있어, 사람들을 매료시킨다. 남부 철기, 히데히라누리 등 전통문화도 풍부하다.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.
1. 히라카사하다카참배 Hirakasa-hadaka-mairi
A traditional event where people pray for sound health and safety in the family, Hirakasa-hadaka-mairi is an unusual ascetic practice even women participate in. Participants walk eight kilometers carrying flags and offerings. Their dignified white outfits under the cold winter sky is a beautiful sight.Google Map
2. 난부카타후지호 Lake Nanbu-katafuji
A dam lake created by damming Kitakami River which runs across Iwate and Miyagi. The dam is 480 meters wide and 50 meters high, and is a place for citizens to relax and refresh. Mt. Iwatesan’s reflection on the lake’s surface is of picturesque beauty.Google Map
3. 이와테산 MT. IWATE
해발2038m. 이와테현의 최고봉으로 일명 "난부카타후지"라고 불리는 아름다운 산. 지금도 적지만 화산활동이 계속되고 있다. 산꼭대기에는 핫코다산과 하치만타이등 대 파노라마를 즐길 수 있다.
2,038 meters high, Mt. Iwatesan is the highest mountain in Iwate Prefecture and is also known as Nanbu-katafuji for its beauty. It is still slightly active as a volcano. A panoramic view of Mt. Hakkodasan and Hachimantai can be enjoyed from the summit.Google Map
4. 게이비케이 GEIBI GORGE
A valley where 100 meter-high limestone cliffs created by the river’s erosion continue for two kilometers. Kotatsu boats run in the winter. The snow falling on the towering rocks is a fantastic view reminiscent of traditional ink paintings.Google Map
5. 남부철기(주물및착색) NANBU TEKKI IRONWARE
With over 400 years of history, ironware from Iwate Prefecture is a traditional artifact handed down by generations of expert craftsmen. Delicate and profound, each piece is a Japanese treasure.Google Map
6. 고이와이농장의잇폰사쿠라 The Cherry Blossom Tree at Koiwai Farm
The single cherry blossom tree standing in the white snow field with Mt. Iwatesan in the background is famous as a location for film and drama shoots. The power of nature can be felt from the sight of it stretching its branches in the cold weather.Google Map