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World Heritage Hiraizumi, Genbikei Gorge & Geibikei Gorge - Possible to take a day trip from Tokyo

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This is a tour to visit 3 popular sightseeing places in Iwate. We will visit World Heritage Hiraizumi, Genbikei Gorge and Geibikei Gorge by a wagon taxi and train/bus. You can see the second most prosperous city in 12th century Japan. You will also enjoy the beautiful landscapes of the two different... read more

by Nobu
7h $ 347 up to 5 people

Kakunodate Samurai District and Lake Tazawa (private tour from Morioka)

(1) Reviews

This is a private tour by van or by bullet train and bus from Morioka in Iwate Prefecture to visit Samurai District in Kakunodate and Lake Tazawa in Akita Prefecture. Six samurai residences remain in Kakunodate, making it one of the best places to see an example of a Japanese castle town. Lake Tazaw... read more

by Akiko
6h $ 300 up to 8 people

SAKE brewery and Chuson-ji, Hiraizumi

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This tour covers MUST-SEE sites of Hiraizumi. This includes Chuson-ji temple, famous for the Golden Hall, which is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Everybody will be amazed by the magnificent hall. After visiting more historical sites, let's try eating local specialities, such as MOCHI r... read more

by Yuko
5h $ 178 up to 5 people

Geibi-kei Gorge, Enjoy a boat trip and making Washi paper.

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Geibi-kei Gorge is counted as one of the 100 Beautiful Landscapes of Japan ! Uniquely-shaped rocks tower about 100 meters high on both sides along the river. You can enjoy the stunning view from all angles, during the relaxing boat ride. Near Geibikei-Kei Gorge, we can join in a workshop to mak... read more

by Yuko
5h $ 160 up to 5 people

Rocky Genbi-Kei Gorge and Takkoku-no-Iwaya

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Genbi-kei Gorge's rocky landscape was shaped by the erosion of the river throughout the years. The beautiful scenery of the changing seasons has been listed as a National Site of Scenic Beauty and a Natural Monument. When we visit the grounds of Takkoku-no-Iwaya, you can see the Buddhist relief s... read more

by Yuko
6h $ 214 up to 5 people

World Heritage Hiraizumi

(1) Reviews

Hiraizumi was inscribed on the World Heritage list in 2011.There is a well-preserved group of temples and gardens that were created on Buddhism, especially the thought of Pure Land Buddhism. We'll visit four popular sites with a loop-line bus. First, we'll visit Motsu-ji. It has been doubly re... read more

by Tamada
4h $ 312 up to 10 people

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