Park that was built on the site where Morioka Castle, also called Kozukata Castle, once stood.
Selected as one of Japan's top 100 historic parks, visitors can enjoy a variety of changing scenery throughout the seasons.
【Access】Approximately 10 minutes by car from the hotel
"Tsunagi" means to tie. This hot spring takes its name from a legend that the warrior Minamoto no Yoshiie tied his horse to a rock to enjoy a bath.
The hot spring water contains many natural moisturizing minerals.
【Access】Approximately 20 minutes by car from the hotel
Built in 1680 by the feudal lord Nanbu Shigenobu, this shrine enshrines Homdawake no Mikoto (Emperor Ojin, Japan's 15th emperor), deified as the god of the foundations of human life.
The Hachimangu annual festival is held in autumn.
【Access】Approximately 15 minutes by car from the hotel
Hoonji Temple is connected with famous literary figures. The poet Takuboku Ishikawa often walked the temple precincts as a student, and the poet and children's story author Kenji Miyazawa practiced Zen here.
The temple is known for its statutes of the 500 disciples of Buddha, nearly all of which remain at the site.
【Access】Approximately 20 minutes by train and on foot from the hotel