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Make the warmest memories in Japan
in the coldest place in Honsyu.

"Maho Liner" shuttle bus

Runs on Saturdays, Sundays, and national holidays

(convenient on snowy days)

(Please check the homepage for the travel schedule)

Opening times:

1/20 (Saturday) – 2/25 (Sunday)

Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays 10:00 - 21:00

Wednesdays and Thursdays 10:00 - 20:00

Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays (except for national holidays)

*We may restrict entry due to rising temperatures or bad weather conditions .


Mahora Iwate

028-2711, Iwate prefecture, Morioka, Yabukawa,  Sotoyama 436-1

Mahora Iwate Ice World


●20m long ice cave ●Fantastic ice palace, ice statues, ice wall, icehouse, ice forest ●600,000 LED lights illumination - Bigger and better than last year! ●Handicraft experience (making lanterns and snow globes) Snowpark (including a giant slide, ice break challenge, ring toss, ball toss, sledding, snow tube rental)  ●Snow rafting ●Mahora Original Ice-skating rink ●Exciting maze

<<For a limited time>>

●Sansa odori show ●"Ya-curling" on the ice ●Winter family sports festival ●Ice bar ●2024 Ice World Photo Contest

<<Warm sports>>

●Hinata Hall (take a bath, visit the souvenir shop) ●Rest House "Komorebikan" (visit the ramen stand) ●Bonfire area

●Irori House (food court and ice fishing imitation, including tempura) ●Mahora Hall Café

●Sit under a kotatsu heated table inside a "Kamakura " 

Entrance fee:

Elementary school children - ¥700​

Adults - ¥1,000

Pre-schoolers - Free

If the bus time is not convenient or you are coming in a weekday, we recommend taking a taxi. If you take a Kogawa taxi, Mahora Iwate will give you a specialty set present!


Ice Cave

You will feel as though you have wandered into a magical country when you enter the ice cave. At night, the ice cave is lit up and you can experience a romantic atmosphere, different from the daytime.


Ice Bar (Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and national holidays, 17:00-20:00)

Due to popular demand, we will expand our business this year! Enjoy a special moment in an atmospheric building made of ice. Please feel free to come along and spend some time here. Children are welcome too!


Kotatsu in a Kamakura

You can order hot pots, ramen, or snacks, and enjoy them in a kamakura. You can look at the superb snowy scenery while having something to eat in a kamakura. This area is also very popular as a photo spot.


Ice Palace and Ice Sculptures

In addition to the ice palace and a number of beautiful ice sculptures, we are happy to announce there will be an “ice wall”, an “ice house”, and an “ice forest” this year. This mysterious ice world is quite the sight!


The Largest LED light Illumination
in the Prefecture

Mahora Iwate will be lit up by 600,000 LED lights. This year, we have created an exciting new “renewal area”. Please enjoy it with your precious family, lover, or friends.


Snow park

There is a lot of playground equipment, such as a huge slide and sleds. You can play all day.


Gastronomic Fair

Enjoy a mouthwatering menu that uses ingredients from Iwate prefecture. We will be selling "imoni"(taro and meat soup) that will warm your body and mind, and delicious beef skewers.


Mahora Shrine

A hidden gem and “power spot” in Iwate. Perhaps it will bring good things to you.


Winter Family Sports Festival (for a limited time only)

Work together as a family to become the champions! We also have luxury prizes!


Mahora original ice-skating rink

Feel the clear winter air on your face as you skate on the ice rink to your heart’s content.


Mahora Hall Café (Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and national holidays only)

Open 11:00-16:00 and 17:00-20:00, only on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and national holidays.


Handicraft Experience (paper lanterns and snow globes)

Make wonderful winter memories while creating your own original items. Let’s make lanterns and snow globes.


Hinata Hall (2023. 11 New Open)

Hinata Hall has good access to ice fishing on Lake Gando. You can bathe and take a rest here. Basic accommodation is available, and you can buy souvenirs here too!



Mahora Iwate Ice World has a lot of

SNS-friendly photo spots.


 Don’t miss the photo contest.

"Maho Liner" shuttle bus

Runs on Saturdays, and Sundays, national holidays

(convenient on snowy days)

(Please check the website for the travel schedule and change

the language to English) (click the button on the bottom right)


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