Koiwai Farm

Travel Guide - Koiwai Farm

Information

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 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

Closed

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

Access / 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 / Location

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