about the land that created Iwayado-tansu.
It is produced in various parts of Japan.One of them, the Iwayado-tansu, was born in the Iwayado-do hall in the Tohoku region (present-day Esashi Ward, Oshu City, Iwate Prefecture).
Iwate Prefecture, one of the five prefectures in the north of the Japanese archipelago, is the second largest prefecture in Japan, after Hokkaido.
The forest accounts for 75 % of the mountains, and many famous mountains such as Mt. Iwadeyama, Hachimantai, and Mineyama HAYANI are named in the hundred mountains of the prefecture.
From the north to the north, the Okawa River and the Kitakami-gawa River, the largest river in the Tohoku region, flows into the Pacific Ocean, and the eastern part of the prefecture boroughs the sea, forming a complex rimmed seashore, and has many natural harbour ports.
The Tohoku region boasts the rich nature of the sea, mountains and rivers, although it is a difficult winter cold, and it has developed a unique culture that has not been seen in Tokyo and Kyoto since ancient times.
For this reason, the city of Morioka was the second most popular tourist destination in Japan not only in Japan, but also by the "New York Times" newspaper in the United States, which was the second most popular destination in the country, following the London Times.
The reasons for the election are, in a short period of time from Tokyo, an architectural style in the Taisho period, a traditional Japanese-style hotel, a traditional ryokan, and a traditional ryokan (traditional inn), which is full of nature, such as the flow of rivers in the city, and the ruins of the castle are being used as a park, avoiding the mixture of people and walking around.
Located in the southern part of Iwate Prefecture, the Iwaya-do hall was located between the Oshu Mountains and the Kitakami Mountains, which had been blessed with high-quality mountain forests, and thus flourished as a commercial city located in the strategically important area of traffic, using the water transport of the Kitakami-gawa River, which flows through the city.
Hiraizumi, which borders the southern part of Iwatani-do Hall, developed as a cultural city comparable to Kyoto in the 12th century, and the gorgeous and luxurious of its'Hiraizumi culture' was the envy of Japan during that time.
In the Chuson-ji Temple, which symbolizes the flower of this culture of Hiraizumi, many temples, gardens, and cultural properties have been preserved until today, including the 'Golden Hall,' a Buddhist temple built by the best technology of medieval Japan, and it is also registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2011 as a building for the Pure Land of the Pure Land.
The term "Iwayado-tansu" was born in the Tohoku and Iwate Prefectures, which have been blessed by nature and culture since ancient times.