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Iwate Prefecture

Iwate Prefecture’s capital is Morioka. Famous attractions include the Buddhist Temples of Hiraizumi, including Chuson-ji Temple and Motsu-ji Temple with their treasures, Fujiwara no Sato, a Movie lot and Theme Park, Tenshochi, a Park in Kitakami City known for its big, old Cherry Blossom trees and Morioka Castle, a popular spot for Hanami lovers.