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Koiwai Farm

Travel Guide - Koiwai Farm


Koiwai Farm was opened in 1891 as Japan's largest privately owned ranch covering 3,000 hectares at the southern foot of Mt. Iwate. You can visit the stables in the farm which are designated as National Tangible Cultural Properties and the farm's factory where you can watch the production process of dairy products.
In the tourist facility in the farm called "Makiba-en", you can enjoy horse riding, cheese making, archery, miniature golf, and other activities. A guided bus tour is also available everyday (mid-April to mid-November).

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 9:00 - 17:30 (mid-April - September) *admission until 16:30
  • 9:00 - 17:00 (October - mid-November.) *admission until 16:00
  • 9:00 - 16:50 (mid-November - mid-April)
  • Factory: 10:00 - 15:00


  • 2nd Thursday of April
  • Factory: Wednessdays
  • Factory: late-November - early-April

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • Makiba-en: 500 yen (General, Adult) *mid-April - mid-November
  • Makiba-en: 250 yen (Child) *mid-April - mid-November
  • Makiba-en: Admission Free (mid-November - mid-April)
  • Stables: Admission Free
  • Factory: Admission Free

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 35 minutes from JR Morioka Station by the bus bound for Koiwai-bokujo / Nawabari-onsen. Get off at the last stop.
  • 15-minute taxi ride from JR Koiwai Station.

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • Maruyachi, Shizukuishi-cho Iwate-gun, Iwate, 020-0507


Iwate Shizukuishi @IwateTown - 2019-10-06
Hours: 9:00 AM to 4:00PM (until 3:00 PM on 29th)
Location: Koiwai Farm Makibaen Parking Lot South, Akamatsu no Mori… https://t.co/YUNa1vu7DQ
Iwate Shizukuishi @IwateTown - 2019-10-06
Why not go on a unique craft hunt on one autumn’s day?

[CRAFT Market in Koiwai Farm, Autumn Market]

Not only in S… https://t.co/5XIKs5dPyO
Emilie ️ @PinkRoseEm - 2019-09-17
Went to Koiwai farm in Iwate! It is a very beautiful and fun place. Good food and lovely farm animals. I got a litt… https://t.co/6QpafVUcLb
TANOSHIMU.Japan @TANOSHIMU_Japan - 2019-07-10
The Recommended 'Hidden-Beauty' Cherry-Blossom View Spots for a Free-&-Easy Trip to Japan

The cherry blossoms in t… https://t.co/B9y5gso0Pp
TANOSHIMU.Japan @TANOSHIMU_Japan - 2019-07-10
There are 2 Sakura-view spots at Koiwai Daily Farm in the spring season. One is the standalone Sakura tree can impr… https://t.co/WJ8z5QhUOB
Travel Japan @Travel21JPN - 2019-06-25
【Koiwai Farm (小岩井農場)】
'The origin of Zipangu, a mysterious land of gold, lies within Iwate'
[Iwate Day 3]
#小岩井農場… https://t.co/6f4yT6O6oq
H&R Group Japan @HRGroupJapan - 2019-03-11
Snowshoeing! https://t.co/5xxrE39xxo
Black Catさん @j_videography - 2019-03-06
Iwate Snow Festival at Koiwai Farm in Shizukuishi Town Iwate Prefecture Tohoku Japan on February 2015. 'Iwate Snow… https://t.co/pZe71b7LE7
Black Catさん @j_videography - 2019-03-06
color grading the Video of the Iwate snow festival held at Koiwai Farm in 2015 with a plug-in for Adobe Premiere Pr… https://t.co/m2yxwoXq7f
Black Catさん @j_videography - 2019-01-22
Iwate Snow Festival and Fantasy Fireworks display 2012 at the Koiwai Farm in Shizukuishi town Iwate Prefecture Toho… https://t.co/nQE5c9Ot5r
Releco-chan in Team @jinko_chan1 - 2019-01-09
#Relcochan in Team ate cookie that was made by koiwai farm🐣 https://t.co/lox4ZLzyrj
Mark @beersuushi - 2018-09-19
@AnnyeongSharla Visited Morioka in Aug. & loved it! City was cute, the surrounding scenery was beautiful..lava fiel… https://t.co/qUTXAFPwVL
Emily Balistrieri @tiger - 2018-09-11
In case you don't follow me in Japanese, I have a very important, delicious, and seasonally appropriate PROTIP: Koi… https://t.co/em3sI84MFm
Iwate Shizukuishi @IwateTown - 2018-09-10
Let's Go to a Craft Fair! (2018.8.6)
Shizukuishi of course has them but Iwate also has many handmade workshops and… https://t.co/kuzRT5TMdc
Japan Videography 公式情報サイト @j_videography - 2018-09-04
Fantasy fireworks from Koiwai farm iwate snow festival 2011.Held at Shizukuishi Town, Iwate Prefecture Japan from 5… https://t.co/SLcc4idqH6
redlandcannibal @redlandcannibal - 2018-08-10
Spent all day at Koiwai Farm (Iwate) and drove down to Koriyama (Fukushima)

There is a thunderstorm and it is v sc… https://t.co/bhX6Vpojtl
Iwate & the ILC @IwateILC - 2018-07-12
Cool down at Koiwai Farm in western #Iwate! Looking at beautiful Mt Iwate keeps me calm 😊
Read more:… https://t.co/V9Sv35Z6es
Attack on Titan Wiki @AoTWiki - 2018-07-08
To celebrate the launch of Attack on Titan Season 3, the Colossal Titan will be visiting various popular summer spo… https://t.co/KSOXzOFgLv
★KANADAJIN3 (Mira)★ @kanadajin3 - 2018-06-20
@The_JVlog Sannai maruyama, Niigata, Shell from Tokyu hands, Koiwai farm, Ryoanji temple. All about Japan. You are… https://t.co/fV0JzlC8Fu
Itsu @Itsu17836637 - 2018-06-04
I went to Koiwai Farm, it’s biggest farm in Japan. and this tree is famous for cherry blossom. but this time is… https://t.co/LfLN2dKruA
タケコプター @200cmyk - 2018-05-27
@soldi_anna Hello☺️
This picture is a story to find happiness.
Koiwai farm is very delicious🐄
It is famous for milk… https://t.co/dIzmJ6gK8b
THE STRIKE S&T shop @THESTRIKEskates - 2018-05-25
HELLO from KOIWAI farm.
#Repost utablack with… https://t.co/Gkqmn6WL8s
n_harada @harada_n - 2018-05-23
Good morning #twinglish friends!
We visit Koiwai Farm in Morioka-city in Iwate pre..
Mt. Iwate-san covered some sno… https://t.co/v60JY4kPPj
hiroto Channel @hiroto438 - 2018-05-17
I went to Koiwai farm on May 12, 2018 and... https://t.co/ghKClI2AGi
APirateInJapan #MHWorld 🐉🔪🔨⚔🔫🐈🐖 @APirateInJapan - 2018-04-30
@cyymh Should look up Koiwai farm while you're here. That's the whole reason we came up here. 😁
chloe✨ @kentodango - 2018-04-25
@zy511 koiwai farm 😂😂 i didn’t see his face properly tho wanted to go out and try to see but it’s raining and it’s too cold
THE GATE Japan @TheGateJapan - 2018-04-17
Koiwai Farm(#小岩井農場) is located near #Iwate prefecture’s capital city of #Morioka (#盛岡).
Check out more information… https://t.co/3lcSfGu6Kg
missy/ピョル @missy5around - 2018-02-02
Actually, I visited Koiwai farm and took this beautiful site.
One cherry tree with Mt.Iwate and bright snow. https://t.co/gvcMz5phL8
埒外 @Ilinx888 - 2017-12-09
Even if horrible, however,
We have to accept, if it is true.
-Kenji Miyazawa ‘Koiwai Farm’
Iwate Shizukuishi @IwateTown - 2017-11-27
Largest illumination event in Tohoku, ‘Koiwai Winter Illumination’ is organized at the Koiwai Farm Makiba Park
Dat… https://t.co/YdCEbrw6gm


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