Iriya district is a part of Minami Sanriku Town where was developed as the first place of silk industry by Sendai Domain in its long history and recognized its high quality winning also the Grand Prix at the Paris EXPO.
You can experience such local history here at Hikoro Village.
It is located in a mountain with silk house displaying the history of silk and old pine cone residence of Edo period, showing local folktale and interesting activities.
The gate to Hikoro village.
You can also stay at the Annex of Hikoro village, feeling old Japan.
Healthy but tasty local meal set
It is only 15 minutes from Hotel Kanyo, but time slip of 200 years.