This warm abode of Iwate is a delightful place to visit in Japan. When planning a trip to Iwate, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Akita. Add Akita to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Senshu Park , Michi No Eki, Minzoku Geinou Densho-kan. Also, to reach Iwate, you'll have to take a flight to Akita; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. To explore Iwate, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!