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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

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

    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.

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  • What’s New

    What’s New

    A "Yogurt Kobo (Workshop)" at Tezukuri Ice Cream Bokusha Matsubokkuri (Handmade Ice Cream Farmhouse Pine Cone) has been created! (2017.5.22)

    On May 9 (Tuesday) "Yogurt Workshop" was built at the Hand-made Ice Cream Bokusha Matsu Bokkuri! We use 100% fresh Shizukuishi milk here to create a yogurt with a refreshing flavor. You can now enjoy a yoghurt drink from the drink menu at the Gelato Corner (150 yen per serving).

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