Roadside Station , Genbikei

Roadside Station , Genbikei
Voice Guide of Spot Introduction
Page last updated: Nov, 05, 2020
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Peter von Gomm

This roadside station is located at the “Entrance to Southern Iwate” the Ichinoseki hot spring area, known as the Mochi to Yu no Sato. It is near the beautiful natural site of Genbikei and is popular as a stop for shopping, eating, and rest for people visiting the attractions in the area. You can see and buy local fresh produce, popular local specialities, and learn a bit more about the culture and history of the area. It is also reknowned for it's many types of MOCHI. At Pettankun, a restaurant located in the roadside station, there are 8 types of mochi, pounded rice cakes. Every fourth Friday of the month there is a popular “All you can eat” mochi. This roadside station keeps the proud local tradition of mochi eating alive with “Japan`s Best Mochi Culture.”

Information of Spot Detail


220-1 Okinono Genbi-cho, Ichinoseki, Iwate

Telephone Number


Spot Types

Shops, Museums

Business Hours

9:00 to 18:00
Winter season: 9:00 to 17:00

Regular Holiday

The 3rd Wednesdays




A 5 minutes walk from Genbikei bus stop, 20 minutes bus ride from JR Ichinoseki station

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