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Morioka Castle Site Park (Iwate Park)

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It is said that Nobunao Nanbu (first feudal lord of the Morioka Domain) began construction of Morioka Castle in 1597. With cherry trees, plum trees, and a pond, the flowers of each season can be enjoyed in the park. Also chosen as one of "Japan's 100 Famous Castles" and one of "Japan's Best 100 Historical Parks".

More Information about Morioka Castle Site Park (Iwate Park)

Street address

1-37 Uchimaru, Morioka City, Iwate

Access

Route1

  • From JR Morioka Station, take the Iwate Prefectural Transportation (Iwateken Kotsu) Morioka City Loop Bus, "DenDen Mushi" heading left for 6 min. Get off at Morioka Joato Koen. Park is near the bus stop.

Route2

  • 20 min. walk from JR Morioka Station

Opening Hours

Closed

Website

http://www.japan-iwate.info/app/location_detail.php?lid=10

Best season

All year

Point

[Spring] Plum blossoms (late Mar. to early Apr.)
Cherry blossoms (late Apr. to late May)
[Spring] Wisteria (May)
[Summer] Roses (mid-Jun. to Aug.)
[Summer] Hydrangea (Jul.)

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