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Oshu overview

Surrounded by picturesque views of mountains and lakes, Oshu is known for its parks and natural features. You'll enjoy Oshu's historical sites, museums, and monuments. Spend a relaxing day at Oshushi Fureainooka Park and Mukaiyama Park when the weather is nice. Local sights like Mizusawa VERA Observatory and Hidaka Shrine are worth a visit. Whatever you're into, Oshu has something for you.

Where to stay in Oshu

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Oshu has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Oshu with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Oshu hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Oshu hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Oshu

Fly in to Hanamaki (HNA-Iwate - Hanamaki), 20.6 mi (33.2 km) from downtown Oshu.

Train stations include:
  • • Mizusawa station
  • • Kitakami Mizusawa Esashi Station
  • • Mizusawaesashi Station

What to see around Oshu

The area's local highlights include its museums and places like:
  • • Mizusawa VERA Observatory
  • • Saito Makoto Memorial Hall
  • • Takano Choei Memorial
  • • Museum for Peace
  • • Cattle Museum
Its lakes, parks, and mountain views offer a glimpse of the natural beauty and favorite spots include:
  • • Oshushi Fureainooka Park
  • • Kanagasaki Hot Spring
  • • Mukaiyama Park
  • • Isawa Dam
  • • Kinkeizan
Some recommended places to see include:
  • • Hidaka Shrine
  • • Goto Shinpei Memorial
  • • Mizusawa Racecourse
  • • Kokusekiji Temple
  • • Shoboji Temple

When to visit Oshu

If you're still deciding when to visit, here are the seasonal norms to help you plan:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 53°F day, 26°F night
  • April-June: 75°F day, 36°F night
  • July-September: 83°F day, 56°F night
  • October-December: 71°F day, 29°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 6.38 inches
  • April-June: 13.31 inches
  • July-September: 19.57 inches
  • October-December: 8.27 inches