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A Trip to Tohoku, Iwate: Sightseeing, Shopping, and Other Attractions

Morioka, Hiraizumi And Hachimantai Other Sightseeing

Iwate Prefecture is located in the northern part of the Tohoku region. Its size is second only to Hokkaido, which boasts the largest area in Japan. Each municipality has unique characteristics, giving you various ways to enjoy various things, all in one prefecture. Historical cityscapes like Morioka City and Hiraizumi Town, as well as beautiful, mountainous, nature-rich areas like the Kitakami Mountains, can be found inland. The coastal areas facing the Pacific Ocean are dotted with eateries serving up local seafood dishes. As you can see, there are many attention-grabbing tourist destinations.

A Top Fishing Port in the World?! Making Our Own Seafood Bowl at Shiogama Seafood Wholesale Market!

Sendai And Matsushima Sashimi

When traveling in Miyagi Prefecture, you can’t miss out on the delicious seafood. Located right off the Sanriku Coast, it is known as one of the best fishing ports in the entire world. The markets are lined with plenty of fresh and delicious seafood dishes, beloved by the locals. There are plenty of places to grab a great gourmet dish of delicious seafood. Today, we will take a look at the Shiogama Seafood Wholesale Market, one of the largest wholesale markets in the Tohoku Region. These seafood and tempura bowls are made with fresh fish and pack plenty of flavor.

Choice Spots

  • Aomori, Hirosaki And Hachinohe
  • Fukushima, Koriyama And Iwaki
  • Morioka, Hiraizumi And Hachimantai
  • Niigata And Sado
  • Sendai And Matsushima
  • Surrounding Areas Of Akita
  • Surrounding Areas Of Yamagata
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