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Iwate Park (Koen)

1-37 Uchimaru, Morioka 020-0023, Iwate Prefecture
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Normal, average park

We had a bit time waiting for the hotel shuttle and we decided to visit Iwate Park. It is just... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
Magdalena K
via mobile
Sakura in full bloom

Finally jagged Sakura in absolute full bloom. So the whole park was a delight in late April. Not a... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2016
Tony J
Hazelbrook, Australia
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5 Nov 2017
“Normal, average park”
1 Sep 2016
“Sakura in full bloom”
1-37 Uchimaru, Morioka 020-0023, Iwate Prefecture
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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

We had a bit time waiting for the hotel shuttle and we decided to visit Iwate Park. It is just normal, average park. It was nice to see autumn colors in there, but the same we could see in many other parks...

Thank Magdalena K
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Finally jagged Sakura in absolute full bloom. So the whole park was a delight in late April. Not a lot of historic elements, but is a good place to stroll

Thank Tony J
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Within this park is the historical Morioka Castle Ruins. This is a beautifully maintained park that contains numerous and interesting artifacts, including the totem pole that bridges Morioka with Canada, various statues, traditional Japanese garden bridges, and the ruins of the castle. This is a...More

Thank rogermann64
Reviewed 8 May 2016

We came at the height of the cherry blossom and the park was full but still very enjoyable. There are many monuments and statues for those of historical importance to this area and great views over the city.

Thank KLsWanderlust
Reviewed 4 December 2014

We stay at morioka during 2-3 november 2014 .we catched the bus couterclockwise to morioka park ,intend to see the autumn color and castle ruins.And it's not disappoint me to go there, it's very beautiful place .trees chang color leaves to red,yellow ,orange and the...More

4  Thank evenoi
Reviewed 4 July 2014

We discovered this park while just strolling around Morioka and it's a little gem as a place to grab some solitude, see a few ducks and some lovely specimen trees.

Thank J-J2030
Reviewed 16 October 2013

Iwate Park is just past the main shopping and eating area if you are coming from Morioka Shinkansen station. There are the remains of Morioka Castle and throughout the park you will be able to see artifacts from Canada as Morioka city has a sister...More

Thank Haruo O
Reviewed 6 March 2008

The area was originally the site of Morioka Castle. The castle was demolished in the mid 1800s. The area has been tuned into Iwate Park with the walls and moats of the castle remaining.Pleasant to walk through.

2  Thank StanleyAuckland
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