Shopping Spots in Oshu / Hiraizumi / Ichinoseki Area

  • Genbikei Rest House
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    3.5
    11 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Iwate Pref. Ichinosekishi Gembichou Kounosu 132
    This rest house is located in Ichinoseki City, Iwate Prefecture. You can look out on Genbi Gorge, a designated scenic natural monument. In addition to souvenirs from Ichinoseki available for purchase, enjoy meals such as suba buckwheat noodles and curry and dishes using Maesawa beef while gazing out on the gorge and the clear emerald green flow of the Iwai River from the observation dining area on the second floor.

    厳美渓の天工橋を渡ったところにある、お土産屋さん。2階が食堂になっています。昔ながらの観光地のお土産屋さんで、やや寂れた印象。トイレは2階で食堂利用者のみ使用可能で、1階にトイレはありません。

  • Sanchoku Raimu-kun
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    4.5
    3 Reviews
    Shopping
    Iwate Prefecture Oshu City Mizusawa Mashiro cedar 51 under
    This is an agricultural produce direct sales complex in Mizusawa District, Oshu City, Iwate Prefecture. In addition to such local land and sea produce such as fresh fish hauled directly from Sanriku Yamada Town, Maezawa beef, and Iwate Oshu beef, this complex offers visitors the chance to pick strawberries on the premises. Visitors can also enjoy the bread corner, always offering over 30 varieties of breads using rice flour and soft ice cream that incorporates Mo-chan milk. On the menu at the rest items using local specialty products are offered so you can enjoy the local flavors in a relaxed setting.

    奥州市の産直としては、規模は大きい方だと思います。 地物の農産物は外れなし。 レストランやイチゴのハウスも併設してます。 なんと言っても、内陸でありながら、確かな目利きの海産物は魅力的です。

  • Kikushodo (Nakamachi Main Shop)
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    4.0
    6 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Iwate Oshu-shi Esashinakamachi 1-12
    A long-standing Japanese sweet shop founded in 1932. Its main shop is at the entrance to Esashi's Kuramachi Mall. They're dedicated to making sweets people love with a focus on safety, delicious flavor, and traditional hand craftsmanship. Their popular Iwayado yokan (sweet bean paste jelly) confection is wrapped in a bamboo leaf after solidifying in a rectangular wooden frame. Its traditional manufacturing method has been handed down in this region for nearly two hundred years. There are many other products that make great souvenirs too, such as their Mutsu-no-oja (their own version of a walnut tart from Switzerland's Engadin region) and their Fujiwara Yondai (pie-style manju buns).

    洋菓子と、和菓子のお店です。竹の皮に包まれた周りが硬い田舎羊羹は味わい深くとても美味しいです。あまり売店で売られていないので、江刺に行くと必ず立ち寄ります。

  • Kashi Kobo Yoshinoya
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    4.0
    1 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Iwate Pref. Nishiwaigunhiraizumichou Hiraizumi Izumiya 81-1
    This Japanese confectionary shop is located in Hiraizumi-cho, Nishiiwai County. A long-established store that has been in operation since 1915, their popular offerings include Japanese sweets such as sesame yokan (red bean jelly) to cakes, apple pies and cream puffs. In addition, there is a cafe space inside where you can enjoy the sweets with a cup of coffee.

    平泉観光後、一休みと電車の時間調整を兼ねて入店しました。飲み物にはサービスでクッキーが付いてきます。相方は、アップルパイも追加しました。お店のおかみさんはとても親切でいろいろとお話を聞くことができました。

  • Kaishindo
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Iwate Pref. Oushushi Esashi-ku Odaki Chikaraishi 211
    A Japanese confectionary shop established in the distant Enpo era located a little drive from Mizusawa-Esashi Station on the Tohoku Shinkansen in Oshu City, Iwate Prefecture. The shop's Iwayado yokan jelly, made according to a traditional recipe, is made with Iwate Dainagon and Hokkaido azuki beans. Created laboriously by the hands of skilled artisans, this jelly has a rich flavor derived straight from the superb ingredients used to make it. Other products include kurineri yokan jelly richly flavored with brown sugar, old fashioned honneri yokan jelly, kintsuba flour dough cakes redolent with the innate flavor of azuki beans, and seasonally limited jellies made with Esashi apples.
  • Shoeido (Main Shop)
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Iwate Ichinoseki-shi Jishumachi 3-36
    A long-standing Japanese confectionery shop that has been around for over 100 years since the Meiji period. They sell a variety of Japanese sweets with a focus on showy high-grade Japanese fresh confections that reflect the seasons. Their Gomasuri-dango are a local favorite with velvety black sesame syrup in nicely textured mochi rice balls. Another local favorite is Tamura-no-Ume, featuring bean paste mixed with ume plum in gyuhi mochi wrapped in green shiso leaves. A sweet with a history, it was created on the orders of Tamura Clan, the feudal lord of Ichinoseki Domain since he hoped for some Ichinose specialty.
  • Yoshida seimen
    Shopping
    Iwate Oshu-shi Esashi Odaki Honoki 220-1
    The main store of this company is located along Prefectural Route 14, north from JR Mizusawa-Esashi Station. It produces and sells yellow somen noodles called tamago-men, which are made with egg. They originate from the Genroku period, when Christian Matsuya Juzo moved here from Nagasaki and learned about them from a Dutchman. The noodles have a slight eggy fragrance and subtle sweetness, and are characterized by their refreshing texture. They are also popular for the long time it takes for them to soften, and they are delicious whether eaten chilled or hot. Some products are combined with udon noodles and curry soup, and are popular choices for souvenirs.
  • Esashi Tourist Products Center (Esashi Yume Plaza)
    Travel / Tourism
    Iwate Oshu-shi Esashi Minamiodori 7-40
    Esashi Yume Plaza, a facility tied to the tourist association on National Route 456 in Esashi Ward's Minamiodori Street. Its main tourist product sales area is on the first floor. They sell Esashi specialty items such as Iwayado yokan (sweet bean paste jelly), local candies, and Kinkon-zuke pickles, as well as folk crafts, Esashi Shishi-Odori dolls, etc. They also present area highlights featured in the year-long historical TV drama Homura Tatsu that was shot in Esashi. There's a lounge as well as a gallery with handicrafts made by the locals on display. Various events are held at an outdoor area covered by a tent.
  • Chusonji Temple Shop
    Travel / Tourism
    Iwate Nishiiwai-gun Hiraizumicho Hiraizumi Koromonoseki 202
    This shop is located next to Sankozoon the grounds of Chusonji Temple in Koromonoseki, Hiraizumi, Hiraizumi Town, Nishiiwai County. It sells souvenirs, such as local confections and craft items, as well as items that are sold only at Chusonji. In front of the shop, there is a special pamphlet, and if you touch it, you can borrow an audio pen that provides a guided tour in seven languages.
  • Ootiya
    Travel / Tourism
    Iwate Pref. Nishiwaigunhiraizumichou Hiraizumi Koromonoseki 1-7
    Ootiya is a shop that deals in lacquer ware and other items in the town of Hiraizumi in Nishiiwai County, Iwate Prefecture. It preserves the essential traditions and craftsmanship of Hidehira-nuri, Iwate Prefecture's traditional style of lacquer, but produces and sells products that are in harmony with contemporary life. In addition to bowls, containers, trays, and other food-related items, its products include inkstone cases, straps, and smartphone covers.
  • Daiso&Aoyama 100 En Plaza Mizusawa Maple
    Shopping
    Iwate Oshu-shi Mizusawa Yokomachi 2-1
  • Ichinoseki Concourse Bento Shop
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    3.5
    5 Reviews
    Shopping
    Iwate Ichinoseki-shi Ekimae 67 JR Ichinoseki Sta. (Outside the Gate) 2F Shinkansen Kaisatsu Mae

    在来線から新幹線への乗り継ぎ時間が僅かしかない、そんなあせった時、販売員さんが状況察してテキパキと(しかもどれが何かをちゃんと説明して)お弁当を売ってくれました。旅行に行くとよく駅弁をつかいますが、お店で印象に残るのもちょっと珍しいので投稿しました。

  • Maesawaushi Ogata Sta. Higashi
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    4.5
    3 Reviews
    Shopping
    Iwate Pref. Oushushi Maesawa-ku Mukoda 1-22

    本店は予約が無いとなかなか入れませんが、こちらはイオンモールの隣にある支店ですが駐車場も広く店内の座席数も多いです。ステーキで食べれるお肉が厚手に切られて出て来ますが、本当に美味しいお肉です。隣には売店もありますので持ち帰りも可能です。

  • AEON Ichinoseki
    Shopping
    Iwate Ichinoseki Yamanome Dorota 89-1
  • AEON Maesawa
    Shopping
    Iwate Oshu-shi Maesawa-ku Mukaida 2-85
  • Aeon Super Center Mizusawa Sakurayashiki
    Shopping
    Iwate Oshu-shi Mizusawa-ku Sakurayashikinishi 28-10
  • Home improvement center Sunday Senmaya
    Shopping
    Iwate Ichinoseki-shi Senmayacho
  • WonderGOO Oshu Mizusawa
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Iwate Oshu-shi Mizusawa-ku
  • Hotto Motto Mizusawa Hidaka
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    3.0
    1 Reviews
    Shopping
    Iwate Oshu-shi Mizusawa-ku

    1番近くの駅は水沢駅です。駅からは遠く、環状線の近くにあります。普通のお弁当屋さんですが、清潔感のあるお店になっています。

  • Takarajima Model
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    4.0
    1 Reviews
    Shopping
    Iwate Oshu-shi Mizusawa Shinjo Nakabayashi 63-1

    旧・奥州街道をランニングで旅した際に通りかかりました。まずは踏切の警報器や遮断機が目に入り、あれ?っと思って敷地内をのぞき込むと「みずさわ駅」と書かれた趣のある建物が。店舗はこの脇に建つ白い建物です。岩手県内では品ぞろえの良い模型屋さんとして名が通っているよう。特徴的な外観は以前にテレビで映っているのを見た気がします。

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A northern Tohoku prefecture promising peace and quiet, Iwate is sparsely populated, replacing people with snow-capped mountains, history-rich sites, and fields of crops that are to thank for the region’s delicious local cuisine. Meander along the three-city Golden Route, where you’ll visit the grand Buddhist temples of Hiraizumi and the Tono folk villages before tasting the three famed noodle dishes of Morioka.

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