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Travel / Tourism Information Spots in Sanriku Coast Area

  • Jodogahama Visitor Center
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    4.0
    64 Reviews
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    Iwate Pref. Miyakoshi Hitachihamachou 32-69
    This information facility is located inside Rikuchu Kaigan National Park in the Hitachihama-cho area of Miyako City, Iwate Prefecture. It gives you information about various natural areas in the national park such as the Jodogahama rock formations and Sanno Rock. There are exhibits related to the Sanriku coast and also a rest space, making it a place used by many local residents. In addition, it also holds events to maintain the Michinoku Coastal Trail footpath.

    Well designed visitor center next to a stunningly beautiful coastline. Furniture fans will enjoy the upholstered chairs made to look like smooth rocks. Simple, clear exhibits that get the point...

  • Tanohata Tsunami Storytellers
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    Iwate Shimohei-gun Tanohata Mura Wano 38-14
    "A nature program held on the Rikuchu Coast, known for ""cliffs, the sea, and its people.” Part of Banya Ecotourism initiative, the program tells the story of the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake. Locals who saw the disaster first-hand act as guides, telling about their experiences and conveying the need for disaster preparedness. With local ports and the villages where they were born and raised swallowed by the tsunami, these people were forced to live in temporary housing. The program conveys the authentic experience and lessons of victims who lived through the disaster, the support that aided their time in evacuation shelters, and recovery efforts since then."
  • Taro Shiosato Station
    Travel / Tourism
    Iwate Miyako-shi Taro 2-5-1
    This tourist information center adjoining Roadside Station Taro along National Route 45 is located an approximately five-minute drive from the Sanriku Coastal Road’s Taro Masaki Kaigan Interchange. Originally a facility located at Taro (train) Station as a tourist information center, it was relocated to this area after being completely destroyed by the tsunami from the Great East Japan Earthquake. It is also the base for earthquake and disaster prevention learning in the Taro district, and besides being the reception area for a guide to learn about disaster prevention held by the Miyako Tourism Cultural Exchange Association and screening tsunami and disaster prevention related videos, it also displays a model that shows the cityscape of the Taro district before the disaster.
  • Iwate Kita Tourist Miyako Ekimae Branch
    Travel / Tourism
    Iwate Miyako-shi Odori 4-5-3
  • Ryori Product Tourist Center Ginga
    Travel / Tourism
    Iwate Ofunato-shi Sanrikucho Ryori Miyano 40-1
  • Goishi Kaigan Tourist Information Office
    Travel / Tourism
    Iwate Ofunato-shi Massakicho Ohama 221
  • Kaihatsu Tourist
    Travel / Tourism
    Iwate Ofunato-shi Sakaricho Cho 8-19
  • Rose Jewelry
    Travel / Tourism
    Iwate Kuji-shi Kawasakicho 14-10
  • Iwate Kita Tourist Kuji Branch
    Life / Living / Hospital
    Iwate Kuji-shi Kawasakicho 16-5
  • Kamaishi Tourist Information Office
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    Iwate Kamaishi-shi Suzukocho 2-1
  • Rokando Tourist Center
    Travel / Tourism
    Iwate Kesen-gun Sumitacho Kamiarisu Tsuchikura 298-81
  • Iwaizumicho Tourist Association
    Travel / Tourism
    Iwate Shimohei-gun Iwaizumicho Iwaizumi Kannari 1-1
  • Tanohatamura Tourist Information Office
    Travel / Tourism
    Iwate Shimohei-gun Tanohata Mura Raga 60-1
  • Kuji Koikikankokyogikai
    Travel / Tourism
    Iwate Pref. Kujishi Chuou 3-38-2
  • Iwate Kita Tourist Miyako Branch
    Travel / Tourism
    Iwate Miyako Tateaicho 7-11
  • Tanohatamura Tourist Information Office
    Travel / Tourism
    Iwate Shimohei-gun Tanohata Mura Kitayama 129-10
  • Rikuzentakata Tourist Product Association
    Travel / Tourism
    Iwate Rikuzentakata-shi Takatacho Naruishi 42-5
  • Miyako Kankobunkakoryukyokai
    Travel / Tourism
    Iwate Pref. Miyakoshi Miyachou 1-1-80
  • Kamaishi Tourist Product Association
    Travel / Tourism
    Iwate Kamaishi-shi Suzukocho 22-1
  • Kamaishi Tourist Product Association‧Kamaishi Tourist General Information Office
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    3.5
    5 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Iwate Kamaishi-shi Suzukocho 22-4

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Iwate Areas

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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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