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  • Hakkoda Ropeway
    Travel / Tourism
    Aomori Pref. Aomorishi Arakawa Kansuizawa 1-12
    This is a ropeway connecting Sanroku Station and Sanchou Kouen Station, with a one-way trip taking 10 minutes. From the gondola window and Sanchou Kouen Station one can see the magnificent Hakkouda mountain range in the colors of all four seasons, past Aomori City and out to Mustu Bay. In the area there is a walking course rich with ponds and alpine plants, popular with visitors who come to watch the leaves changing color in autumn. In winter it is favored as a ski resort.
  • Tsugaru Kaikyo Ferry Daikan Maru (Hakodate—Oma)
    Travel / Tourism
    Aomori Pref. Shimokitagunomamachi Oma Netanai 10
    The ferry terminal connects Oma at the northern most point of Honshu with Hokkaido by the shortest route. There are two round trips a day, and the one-way trip takes 90 minutes. Since the Hakodate Maru, Japan’s first open ocean ferry, went into service in 1964 connecting Oma and Hakodate in 90 minutes, it has become established as a lifeline route and is now also designated as a maritime road as National Highway No. 279. It is also perfect for enjoying Hokkaido with a car and your pet dog, and various facilities that cater for pet dogs are available on board.
  • Tohoku Emotion
    Travel / Tourism
    Hachinohe City, Aomori Prefecture Hachinohe Station - Kuji Station Kuji City Iwate Prefecture
    A Tohoku restaurant train which makes one round trip a day between JR Hachinohe Station and Kuji Station. Riders can enjoy dishes prepared with an abundance of Tohoku ingredients while gazing out over the sea of Sanriku from the train’s windows. The train’s cars are modeled after the image of a restaurant, and the interior is decorated in motifs making use of traditional Tohoku crafts. Of course, all of the train’s seats are dining seats. On the way out, you can enjoy a lunch course, while the dessert buffet course is served on the way back. The train’s chefs change every six months, and the train’s menu also changes four times a year, ensuring that repeat riders will never tire of the food.
  • Stove Train
    Travel / Tourism
    Aomori Pref. Goshogawarashi Omachi 39
    The Stove Train is a Tsugaru Railway train that runs from Tsugaru-Goshogawara Station to Tsugaru-Nakasato Station. It is equipped with coal-burning stoves in the carriages so passengers can keep warm while looking out at the passing picturesque winter scenery. Three round trips run every day from December through to the end of March (two round trips on weekdays in December only). The train has been running since the railway company first operated in 1930 and the current carriages are the fourth such carriages in operation.
  • Lake Towada Pleasure Boat
    99 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Aomori Pref. Towadashi Okuse Towadakohanyasumiya
    The peninsula and cliffs of Lake Towada, as well as the wonderful natural scenery can all be enjoyed from this sightseeing boat cruise. There are two cruises available, the A course departing Yasumiya dock to Nenokuchi, and the B course which departs from Yasumiya, travels around the Nakayama Peninsula and back to Yasumiya dock again. The Oirase Gorge, covered in natural forest land, is designated as a Natural Monument, and this natural beauty can be enjoyed from the comfort of the cruise boat.

    A very relaxing and rejuvenating ride for about 40 min. In this small ferry. If you stand outside the back you can smell a slight smoke from the ship althought nice to take pics there also. This 3...

  • Saiteikikanko Co., Ltd.
    Travel / Tourism
    Aomori Pref. Shimokitagunsaimura Sai Osai 112
    A company offering 30 minute one way tour boat trips between Port Sai and the Hotokegaura rock formations. These boat tours are the best way to enjoy the picturesque scenery of Hotokegaura, a two kilometer long stretch of curious, bone white rock formations, emerald green foliage, and azure waters which has been selected as one of Japan's 100 most secluded regions. The company's sightseeing course includes 30 minutes of free walking in the area and also includes a free guide. The company's regularly scheduled trips are held daily from April 20 until the end of October.
  • Mori no Naka no Kajuen
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Aomori Pref. Hirosakishi Totsurazawa Kutsuwa 426
    An orchard where you can enjoy picking cherries, raspberries, peaches, grapes, nashi Japanese pears, and other fruits. You can eat as much as you like of all the fruits which are ripe for picking on the day of your visit, and the orchard is a popular destination for families with children. The orchard also sells seasonal fruits for taking home and giving as gifts.
  • Agurinosato Oirase
    Travel / Tourism
    Aomori Pref. Kamikitagunoirasechou Mukaiyamahigashi 2-2-1684
    A tourist-oriented farm which sells fresh vegetables and specialty products primarily from farmers in the south of Aomori Prefecture. Visitors can pick strawberries and tropical fruits here year round. The facility also has a popular natural hot spring foot bath. In addition, Hyakka Ryosai, a buffet-style restaurant, is also located on the grounds.
  • Mutsuwan Ferry
    9 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Aomori Pref. Higashitsugarugunsotogahamamachi Kanitachushimiyamoto 160
    This is a car ferry that connects Kanita Port in KanitaChushimiyamoto, Sotogahama Town, Higashi-Tsugaru County with the Wakinosawa Port in Motomura, WakinosawaVillage, Mutsu City. It is commonly used for tourism for connecting the Tsugaru Peninsula and the Shimokita Peninsula. One can often see wild dolphins swim along with the boats in the Mutsu Bay from mid-April to around the end of June.

    Lemon squezy, this was easy. My wife and I were going to spend week bike riding on Hokkaido. Used this ferry service and it was great. The hotel made phone reservation for us so all I had to do was...

  • Tsugaru Traditional Craft Center
    28 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Aomori Kuroishi-shi Fukuro Tomiyama 65-1
    This complex is in Tomiyama,Fukuro, Kuroishi City. Presented here are the traditional crafts of Tsugaru-nuri lacquerware, and Tsugaru Kokeshi dolls as well as local food products housed in 6 studios where you can also try your hand with a DIY experience. In the complex are stores selling over 1,600 items of local produce and products as well as regular presentations of the Tsugaru shamisen stringed instrument performance. The eateries offer ordinary local menu items, such as the Kuroishitsuyu yakisoba noodles.

    Visited the Traditional Crafts Museum in the winter with my family. There are many hands-on crafts experiences offered in different shops. Our kids (8 and 4 yrs old) tried Kokeshi doll painting...

  • Nishifukitsuke-yama Observatory (Seaside Cattle Park)
    Travel / Tourism
    Aomori Shimokita-gun Omamachi Oma Uchiyama 48-1
  • Specialty Shop of Aomori Hiba Waido no Ki
    Travel / Tourism
    Aomori Shimokita-gun
  • Shiu Land Kaiyukan
    Travel / Tourism
    Aomori Goshogawara-shi Isomatsu Yama no I115-126
  • Tsugaru Railway
    Travel / Tourism
    Aomori Goshogawara-shi Omachi 39
  • Japanese Feudal Lord Princess Costumes Dressing Experience
    Travel / Tourism
    Aomori Hirosaki-shi Shimoshiroganecho 1
  • Iwakisan Kanko Ringo-en
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Aomori Hirosaki-shi Hyakuzawa Terasawa 120-3
  • Kuroishi Tourist Apple Orchards
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Aomori Kuroishi-shi Aseishi Tatsunokuchi
  • Suwanai Vineyard
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Aomori Sannohe-gun Sannohemachi Doshincho Doshincho Taira 21
  • Kosawada Tourist Orchard
    Leisure / Hobbies
  • Berry's Tsukasa-en
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Aomori Sannohe-gun Nanbucho

Aomori Main 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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