Zashikiwarashi is a spirit in a child’s form which lives in an old house and protects the family who live in it. It causes mischief such as making small noises,...read more
Oshu Kaido is one of the highways developed by the order of Tokugawa Shogunate. Many historical people used these roads. Especially for the Meiji Emperor’s Toho...read more
"Michinoku Memorial" was built by volunteers by renovating barns of a closed down agricultural school in order to preserve and exhibit a variety of bikes. Exhib...read more
Himebotaru inhabit Mt. Oritsumedake. Himebotaru is a type of firefly, small insects which the larvae lives in wetlands, and both the eggs and larvae emit light....read more
Dr. Aikitsu Tanakadate is a world-renowned geophysicist and seismologist who was born in Ninohe. He left many great achievements for Japanese science in his nin...read more
[great figure / museum]
The history of Ninohe is long and dates back to the Jomon period. This museum’s exhibits include large number of folk materials such as, excavated goods from Ho...read more
Beholding a God and a Goddess
Banks where you can enjoy the beauty of Mabechigawa River.
The water is clear in this whole valley, and you can see the rich g...read more
The Legend of Mabechigawa River
Myojingafuchi, a deep pool, is located a little downstream from Ogamiiwa and Megamiiwa, and the legend goes like this; There ...read more
Song and dance that has been passed down.
Kagura (traditional Japanese dance) is very popular in Ninohe. There are eleven types of Kagura passed down from gene...read more
Spring brings flowers.
Cherries are also made in Ninohe. There are a lot of delicious high quality cherries grown here. The cherries come after the cherry blos...read more
Michinoku Memorial (Airin...
Saitogi (Fire festival of Nitadori Hachiman Shrine)
Fukuda Doll Festival
Blueberry picking Gardens Opening
Beautiful nature, and a beautiful story to go with it....
The entrance to Ninohe Joboji, where the journey to the Japanese lacqu...
Rugged but beautiful, the landscape in Ninohe’s heart....