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    THE LOVELY PINK COLORS ADORN THE SPRING IN THE NORTHERN COUNTRY

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    THE MOUNTAINS COME ALIVE WITH COLOR IN THE COOL FALL SEASON

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    THE WINTER SUNSHINE REFLECTS THROUGHOUT THE INFINITE SILVERY WORLD

  • Apology

    An inappropriate expression was in the website of our town and we have corrected the corresponding part.

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Remains of the Jomon period

There are plenty of remains from the Jomon period in Shizukuishi. Jomon earthenware, made for daily use, with its distinctive rope pattern and Dogu (clay figures) used for prayer were excavated and saved.

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  • A Local Famous Man and His Poems

    A Local Famous Man and His Poems

    The late Kenji Miyazawa was one of the greatest and most influential writers of children's stories in Japan. He often visited Shizukuishi and Nanatsumori forest (One of seven local forests) and both the town and forest regularly appeared in his writing.

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  • Hot Springs and Mt. Iwate

    Hot Springs and Mt. Iwate

    Shizukuishi is largely a basin surrounded by many mountains. Mt. Iwate is the highest mountain in this area, and is loved by the residents not only as symbol of Shizukuishi, but also as a symbol for Iwate.

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  • What’s New

    What’s New

    Nights Colored by Illumination(2018.10.30)

    Shizukuishi will be colored with illumination this year also. Why not visit 2 differently charming illuminations on a clear winter night? It would be enjoyable with your family, your special someone and of course, also just with your friends.

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