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You will likely walk in the old district of Morioka seeking out traditional, historic buildings.
Considered a landmark of Morioka, this watchtower, located on the corner of a side street, is smaller than expected. The exterior is easy to photo from across the street -...More
This is an old firehouse originally built in 1891 and renovated in 1913. It's very easy to find. There's a monthly flea market ("antique market") there, which is very popular and a must-see! The senbei shop around the corner is good as well!
It is interesting to see this because it shows how much Morioka has grown out and up over the years. To think that this fire lookout watched over all of Morioka is amazing because you realize that there was a time when things were much...More
You can't go inside, but check out from outside. You can see the bell which was rung to tell towns people the fire. The building is surprisingly smaller than I expected. I guess back in the days there's no fire trucks, so no need for...More