- From Morioka
- From Osaka
- From Tokyo Station
- From Haneda International Airport
- From Narita International Airport
Remains of the Jomon period
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.Read More
Hot Springs and Mt. Iwate
The town of Shizukuishi is largely a basin surrounded by many mountains. Mt. Iwate is the highest mountain in Shizukushi, and is loved by the residents not only as symbol of Shizukuishi, but also as a symbol for Iwate Prefecture.Read More
Why not come into contact with old stories of Shizukuishi?（2018.6.4）
Old stories and folktales are not only about Tono. Many folktales are also told in Shizukuishi. Why not listen to these stories live?
They would of course be in in Japanese however, the warmth of the Shizukuishi dialect as spoken by the storytellers should come through to you.
The storytellers belonging to the "Shizukuishi Storyteller's Association" are people who grew up hearing these folktales directly from their grandfathers and grandmothers.
Why not get in touch with a different kind of Japanese culture?
There are 3 ways of hearing the stories from the Storyteller's Association.Read More