Shopping Spots in Aomori Area

    351 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Aomori Pref. Aomorishi Yanakawa 1-4-2A-FACTORY
    This commercial facility opened in 2010 and is located three minutes on foot from JR Aomori Station. Inside the facilities is a collection of specialist shops, studios and restaurants that use local foodstuffs. Aside from sweets and food like gelato made from “Aomori Milk,” one can purchase souvenirs themed on tastes only available in Aomori. Inside the building there is also a cider studio with eight brewing tanks, with observation and tasting courses (paid) also available.

    A lovely building g and pleasant shopping venue stocking local produce dominated by Apples and the various by products like Cider, cakes, juices etc Its right near the Matsuri museum. Walk from the...

  • "Hachinohe Portal Museum ""Hacchi"""
    54 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Aomori Pref. Hachinoheshi Mikkamachi 11-1
    A multi-purpose facility which was created to serve as a new center for tourism in Hachinohe in 2011. Here you can enjoy the charms of Hachinohe. The facility has a museum presenting exhibits introducing Hachinohe area highlights as well as works of art by Hachinohe artists; an activity booth where visitors can try making Nanbu sakiori textiles and other traditional crafts; a boutique selling Aomori crafts, books, and knickknacks; and a restaurant.

    The place is not very big but has some nice exhibitions distributed over four floors. Good to go if you are close by. Also interesting for families with small children.

  • Kyororo
    42 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Aomori Pref. Nishitsugarugunfukauramachi Matsukami Matsunami mountain 1-56
    A souvenir shop located a 10 minute walk from Ao-ike Pond which sells local specialty products. The establishment also has a light meal corner, paid parking, and a scheduled bus stop. Serving as a base for tourism in the Juniko area, the establishment also has coin lockers, offers free wheelchair rentals, and accepts packages for express delivery.


  • Sky Plaza MISAWA
    50 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Aomori Misawa-shi Chuocho 2-8-34
    In part because of the American military base, Misawa City is a center of international exchange, and this shopping mall is located in a part of the city known as America Village. The mall is filled with establishments with a strong focus on the American military base, the United States, and all things international. There's also restaurant where you can enjoy authentic pizzas baked in a brick oven imported from Naples Italy; as well as a cafe where you can enjoy sandwiches and baked goods along with a cup of coffee made using a cutting edge espresso machine.

    Its the place where you do the money exchange,sell some of your good stuffs that you dont need,buy japanese games or anime for your plapstation, buy cheap 2nd hand home appliances and...

  • Oma Tourist Souvenir Center
    21 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Aomori Pref. Shimokitagunomamachi Oma Hei 17-728
    A souvenir shop located on the northernmost tip of Honshu. As well as tuna, the specialty of Oma, and processed food made from sea urchin and scallop, the shop sells stickers, tote bags and various original tuna themed goods. Their most popular product is their original product, salted tuna fish guts.

    There are many, many things on the shelves, mostly locally- themed. Theres nothing really outstanding of finely crafted, mostly just standard tourist- level trinkets.

  • Itayanagi Furusato Center
    11 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Aomori Pref. Kitatsugarugunitayanagimachi Fukunoda Motoizumi 34-6
    This is an apple-themed complex in Motoizumi,Fukunoda, Itayanagi Town, KitatsugaruCounty. The complex houses a variety of facilities including local produce shops, cottage lodgings, an apple exhibit and factory, and an apple grove cultivating over 250 varieties of apples from around the world. Visitors can enjoy apple picking during the season, tour the factory, and try their hand at making crafts or sweets.

    林檎や自然に関して楽しみながら体験学べる施設です。 林檎の資料館やもぎ取り体験、バーベキューをする場所 やコテージもあります。

  • Madeny
    4 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Aomori Pref. Goshogawarashi Kanagichou Asahiyama 195-2
    A restaurant and souvenir shop which provides sightseeing information on the Kanagi Town area, sells local specialty products, and serves regional cuisine. Kanagi Town is also the hometown of renowned author Osamu Dazai, and events relating to the writer are also held here. In the Hana restaurant inside the specialty products hall, you can enjoy a rice bowl, a favorite of Dazai's.

    太宰治記念館「斜陽館」の向かい側にあります。土産物、海鮮もの中心のレストランなどがあります。 リンゴを使ったお菓子ももちろん置いてありまして、私が嬉しく思ったのは個包装のお菓子を一個単位で買えるということ。もちろん、そんなに種類は多くありませんが....。 誰かへのお土産を選びたくても、近頃は試食できない店が多いので、一個ずつ買えると、自分で美味しい!と思えるものを選べるのでありがたいです。

  • Festival City Auga
    Aomori Pref. Aomorishi Shinmachi 1-3-7 Festival City AugA B1F
    This is a market in the first floor basement of the “AUGA” shopping facilities located one minute on foot from JR Aomori Station, and a spot where many locals gather as Aomori’s citizens’ kitchen. Fresh fish and processed seafood products, vegetables, fruits, side dishes and meats specialist shops are arranged in tight rows, as well as restaurants and cafeteria using local foodstuffs. Shipping as a souvenir is also possible. Open mornings from 5 a.m.
  • Angélique Hirosaki Shop
    45 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Aomori Pref. Hirosakishi Noda 1-3-16
    This Western-style confectioner is located beside Kita-oh-dori Avenue along the east side of Hirosaki Castle. The showcase on the first floor exudes a bright feeling with white as a motif. In contrast, the second floor has an eat-in space, featuring a chic, grown-up atmosphere colored in black. Popular products include the apple pie, as one might expect from Aomori Prefecture—an apple paradise. The taste is great, and the volume has it hanging over the plate, so it’s known as a place where you get a good deal for the price.

    Angelique provides quality for money, no doubt. The cakes and pastries not only look very good, the taste very good! The Mont Blanc is a must! A true French experience in Hirosaki. Yet, the place...

  • Hotate Hiroba
    Aomori Higashitsugaru-gun Hiranaimachi
    This complex houses local produce shops and a display gallery along the Oshu Highway and the Tsuchiya Bypass in Tsuchiya-kagigake, Hiranai Town, Higashitsugaru County. Specializing in scallops, fresh seafood from Mutsu Bay, and a variety of sea products and farm produce are sold here. Adjoining the complex is a rest area with a shop selling scallop flavored soft ice cream and visitors can enjoy fresh grilled scallops on the spot at the Atsuatsuhotategaiyaki corner. On the second floor is an exhibition space displaying artifacts related to the scallop fishing industry.
  • Kita Dori General Culture Center Wing
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Aomori Shimokita-gun Omamachi Uchiyama 48-164
    This multipurpose cultural facility aimed at improving knowledge regarding culture, education, health and nuclear power, targets the people of Kita Dori, which consists of Oma Town, Kazamaura Town and Sai Town. It includes a multipurpose hall, indoor heated pool, indoor athletic field, audiovisual room, Japanese-style room, observation room, library and exhibition corner. You must submit a written application at least one week before the date of use to get permission to use the facility.
  • Shikanai Senbei Main Store
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Aomori Hirosaki-shi Shinteramachi 32
    "At this confectionery store, you can get not only the traditional Tsugaru rice crackers but also confectioneries that use various motifs such as cherry blossoms, apples, giant floats in the Neputa festival, and Mt. Shirakami. In addition, they also make a popular confectionery called the ""Saijiki Kashi"" only once a year, and the timing is based upon the 24 divisions of the solar calendar and literary calendar."
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Aomori Hirosaki-shi Okachimachi 17-1
    This patisserie serves desserts that use ingredients that are in season and will make you feel at home. They have a wide selection of desserts to charm you, including mini gateaux, birthday cakes, baked sweets, truffle chocolates, and even desserts perfect as gifts and for celebrations, like wedding cakes. They also have a cafe space inside the store, so you can enjoy your favorite cake with a drink in a leisurely environment.
  • Hobby Shop Tsukiya
    Aomori Hirosaki-shi Dotemachi 122-8
    This store sells a variety of Japanese and western dressmaking and handicraft goods. They even have a wide variety of supplies for Kogin, a traditional decorative reinforcement stitching method in Tsugaru of Aomori prefecture, and other original and limited-edition products. They also have handwoven and leathercraft products, golden turtles and clovers, so those who like handicrafts should visit this store.
  • Miyamoto Kogei
    Travel / Tourism
    Aomori Hirosaki-shi Minamiyokocho 7
    It is said that the Akebizuru-zaiku basket-weaving method was passed on to Aomori by a ronin from Aizu who came to the Dake Hot Springs to recover in the final years of the Edo period (1853-1867). This store, which was established in 1949, still preserves this art of weaving by hand and passionately produces bags, baskets and handbags with the crimson glory motif.
  • Patisserie Verger
    7 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Aomori Hirosaki-shi Hyakkokumachi 18
    Established in 2004 and relocated in 2013, this bakery is ever-popular. You can enjoy dining in a shop with a refined exterior inspired by the color white and a spotlessly clean interior that would rival any jeweler. The sweets, refined through years of practice, are as cute as anything, and the cakes are known to delight both the eyes and the mouth.


  • Noel de Hirosaki
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Aomori Hirosaki-shi Shinakawamachi 2-2
    This shop wants to utilize Aomori Prefecture's treasured apples in sweets. With that sentiment in their minds, this Western confectionary store creates sweets that are distinctive of Aomori. Their specialty apple pie has won the 2014 Aomori Brand Certified Product 2nd Apple Pie Contest Hirosaki Award. Butter and cinnamon are added to Tsugaru's fresh apples (Fuji) and baked with a decadent aroma.
  • Ebisuya Hakimono Shop
    Aomori Hirosaki-shi Honcho 104
    "This historic footwear store was opened in 1882. ""Tsugaru painted clogs"" made with the techniques of skilled craftsmen were once produced there, but now only sales and repairs are accepted at the store. Tsugaru painted clogs are water resistant Japanese wooden clogs made of Paulownia wood. And the ""Grapevine clogs"" are Paulownia wooden clogs with wild grape's vine that are good on the feet. There are also ""Basket Weave Ladies' Clogs"" with a thick strap on the base of the basket weave, which is characterized by its fine pattern design."
  • Terayama Mochi Shop
    5 Reviews
    Aomori Kuroishi-shi Nakamachi 36-1
    "This historical mochi shop was established as a rice shop in the closing years of the Edo period, and it has been run as a mochi shop since the third generation. In addition to offerings and rectangular kirimochi, they have ""shiha mochi"" and ""mochi shabu"" that has not changed since the Edo period, as well as a wide variety of daifuku rice cakes lined up. Shiha mochi is made by kneading together high-quality flour and red bean paste, and then the mochi carefully made with a stamp mill and mallet is served in three types: red bean paste, white bean paste, and sesame seed."

    中町こみせ通りに戻り雪の降る中をUターンしていわしのこみせ方面を見ると、 手前に寺山餅店の文字が見えた。 寺山は主人の実家の地名なので懐かしく写真を撮った。 お餅屋のようです。 寺山餅店の道路前は津軽こみせ駅の土産店です。 皆んな入って行きました。

  • Japanese Sweet MIYAKIN Main Shop
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Aomori Kamikita-gun Shichinohemachi
    A confectionary shop which makes sweets designed to give you a true moment of bliss with just a single bite. The shop's famous Koma Manju buns, made with Chinese yams and local seishu refined sake, are simple yet have a profound flavor and have even been presented to the emperor. Any number of the shop's other Japanese- and Western-style sweets are also recommended.

Aomori Areas


Centuries-old stories of samurai at Kakunodate and the remains of millennia-old archaeological sites including the likes of Isedotai invite history buffs to delve into Aomori’s fascinating history. As the most northern prefecture on the Japanese mainland, Aomori enjoys a cooler climate, which makes it a welcome escape from the southern cities for combining castles, art galleries, and summer festivals with the great outdoors.

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