Visit north eastern Honshu's coastline for its folklore and landscapes. Enjoy some sports around Mount Iwate or relax in Kintaichi's hot springs.
Valid rail and bus passes:
Iwate prefecture has a multitude of railway and bus passes that make it easier to get around.
Check out our listings below for passes that are valid within Iwate prefecture.
The nearest and most convenient airport in the prefecture is Hanamaki Airport, though there is no direct connection from Tokyo. When coming from Tokyo, it is advised to use Akita Airport instead.