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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".

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

Fee

Free admission

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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