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  • Roadside Station Lake Nijinoko
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    3.5
    35 Reviews
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    Aomori Pref. Kuroishishi Okiura Yamanokami 1-5
    A roadside station situated amidst the lush natural beauty of Lake Nijinoko, a dam lake formed by the Tohoku region's largest dam, Aseishigawa Dam. The grounds of the station have been turned into a park where you can enjoy outdoor activities; the park's numerous facilities include a lakeside rest house, sports garden, barbecue area, and playground area with huge play equipment. There is a free rest area right next to the parking area. The lakeside rest house has a restaurant where you can enjoy a meal while taking in a view of the lake as well as a shop carrying local specialty products and light meals, making this station a great place to take a break while driving through the area.

    what a wonderful little place.. nice store to purchase food and drink and beautiful location..Very clean and also many vending machines outside.

  • Roadside Station Jusankokogen Tosam Green Park
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    3.5
    31 Reviews
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    Aomori Pref. Goshogawarashi Aiuchi Mitori 287-1058
    Lake Jusanko has been designated a National Historic Site and is also said to produce the most delicious Japanese basket clams in the country. This roadside station, located on the grounds of a highland farm on the shore of the lake, is a scenic and soothing space; the station's terrace has a sweeping view of Lake Jusanko and a park on the station's grounds called Mobayashi Park is outfitted with a forest walking path. You can also buy souvenirs and farm-fresh products here as well.

    This Michi No Eki is unusual for the observatory tower on the grounds. You can climb up to the top and have a magnificent view of the surrounding farmland and area, which looks similar to Hokkaido...

  • Road Station Shichinohe
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    Aomori Pref. Kamikitagunshichinohemachi Arakumanai 67-94
    A roadside station standing along the Oshu Kaido (Rikuu Kaido) Road and located close to Shichinohe-Towada Station on the Tohoku Shinkansen. Inside the station, you'll find a local specialty products shop selling arts and crafts such as Nanbu sakiori textiles and Nanbu koema votive tablets, in addition to local specialty foods like pickled Chinese yams and garlic oil. There's also a restaurant serving dishes made with local ingredients and a farm-fresh shop selling an abundance of fresh farm products. There adjoins the Takayama Uichi Memorial Museum of Art.
  • Roadside Station Ogawarako Koyukan
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    4.0
    28 Reviews
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    Aomori Pref. Kamikitaguntouhokumachi Ueno Minamiyachi 122
    A roadside station opened in 2004 which serves as a tourism information center for Tohoku Town. Many tourists driving through the area stop here to take a break. The grounds host a farm-fresh shop selling Chinese yams and garlic-local specialty products-as well as other fresh vegetables. The farm-fresh restaurant serves local dishes made with local farm products. Particularly popular are the basket clam ramen, made with a broth created using fresh basket clams from Lake Ogawara; and the Mt. Hakkoda soft serve ice cream, made with milk from Tohoku Town.

    三沢に宿泊して青森市に向かう道中にある「道の駅おがわら湖 - 湖遊館」で休憩しました。駐車場は広大です。物産展もあり、トイレも綺麗です。駐車場の横に実物の船が展示されています。道中休憩にぴったりな場所でした。

  • Roadside Station Inakadate Yayoi no Sato
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    4.0
    99 Reviews
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    Aomori Pref. Minamitsugaruguninakadatemura Takahi Yahata 10
    A roadside station standing along National Route 102 and located in Inakadate Village, Aomori Prefecture, a village famous for its rice paddy art which uses rice paddies like a giant canvas to create artistic works. The station's spacious, 7.5 hectare grounds are home to a farm-fresh center selling local specialty products and a restaurant where you can enjoy Yayoi udon noodles and other local dishes. There are also a variety of leisure facilities such as a park, playground, miniature golf course, and a petting zoo, and the station is a popular destination for families with children and people of all ages.

    Inakadate is a small rice farming village. In 1993 the village people came up with ideas of designing mural size of rice fields, which have been growing rice for over 2000 years, to boost the local...

  • Roadside Station Kawauchiko
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    Aomori Pref. Mutsushi Kawauchimachi Mount Fukuura 314
    Located next to the Kawauchi Dam and Lake Kawauchi, considered one of the 100 most beautiful dam lakes in the country, this is the northernmost roadside station on the island of Honshu. The facility has a restaurant where you can eat keiran sweet bean paste-filled rice cakes and other local dishes as well as soba noodles and cuisine made with highland vegetables and other local ingredients. There's also an observatory and a shop selling local specialty products from Kawauchi Town. The surrounding area is maintained as a nature park called Lakeside Park built around Kawauchi Dam, and here you can enjoy beautifully seasonal natural scenery.
  • Roadside Station Wakinosawa Refresh Center Taranosato
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    3.0
    15 Reviews
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    Aomori Pref. Mutsushi Wakinosawa Shichibiki 201-5
    A roadside station located in a naturally beautiful area adjoining a campground with cottages and a monkey park with Japanese macaques. The station has a restaurant as well as a souvenir shop carrying a large selection of local specialty products.

    道の駅わきのさわです.サル生息最北端の地として知られています.海から少し山のほうへ向かったところにあります.

  • Roadside Station Hirosaki, San Festa Ishikawa
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    4.0
    8 Reviews
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    Aomori Pref. Hirosakishi Ishikawa Izumita 62-1
    A roadside station located near the Owanihirosaki Interchange in Hirosaki City's Ishikawa area, one of the greatest apples producing districts in the city. There's a light meal restaurant where you can enjoy oyaki baked dumplings, apple sweets, and other local favorites; and an interactive museum where you can learn about the history of apples and apple logistics. There's also a farm fresh shop and adjoining agricultural products factory where you can by apples and other fresh, local fruits and vegetables as well as jams, apple pies, apple bread, and other goods made with apples.

    国道沿いにある道の駅です 時期的にリンゴが売っていました 他にも野菜や果物、菓子類など 土産物が多数ありました

  • Roadside Station Hashikami
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    Aomori Pref. Sannohegunhashikamichou Doubutsu Mimigahoi 3-3
    A roadside station located in a town surrounded by verdant mountains and vast ocean. Here you can purchase fresh and safe local produce and specialty products. In addition to selling seafood, vegetables, flowers, and edible mountain plants, the station's live performances by local food processing groups showing how their products are made are also popular. The station hosts several light meal shops and a restaurant where you can eat ichigoni, a local soup made with sea urchin and abalone, as well as uni rice bowls and seafood ramen.
  • Roadside Station Sannohe
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    4.0
    16 Reviews
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    Aomori Pref. Sannohegunsannohemachi Kawamorita Nishihariwatashi 39-1
    A roadside station carrying an air of old Nanbu Domain and which carries apples, Nanbu sembei rice crackers, garlic, and numerous other tasty products from Sannohe Town. In addition to selling local specialty products and seasonal fresh produce, the station has a corner providing tourism information and information on road conditions in Sannohe, and the station bustles with many people enjoying scenic driving in the area.

    黒い瓦屋根に白い漆喰壁という外観は、三戸城をイメージしているとのことで、南部せんべいなどのお土産品のほか、レストランではせんべい汁やひっつみ等の郷土料理がありました。また、農産物直売所が隣接しており、新鮮野菜や山菜、加工品などが豊富で、こちらにも食堂があり、串刺しの餅はテイクアウトもできます。郷土料理「ひっつみ」は、ワンタンの皮状のものがなめらかな触感で、しょうゆベースのスープにニンジン、椎茸、ゴ...

  • Roadside Station Shingou
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    Aomori Pref. Sannohegunshingoumura Herai Amaike 11-2
    A roadside station located in the curious village of Shingo, said to be the location of the legend of Jesus Christ. The station is located inside Maginotai Green Park, which has a playground, scenic river, and motor home campground for visitors to enjoy. The station has a shop selling local products and produce as well as a restaurant, Tochi no Kiso.
  • Roadside Station in Misawa Tonami Domain Memorial Tourist Village
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    Aomori Pref. Misawashi Yachigashira 4-298-652
    This roadside station, surrounded by lush, natural beauty, has a museum dedicated to the achievements of Japanese pioneers called the Memorial Hall for Forerunners, a miniature golf course, and a go-cart track. The popular Kureba Park Restaurant serves a wide variety of dishes made with local foods; the Air Force Burger is particularly recommended.
  • Roadside Station Oirase / Oirase Roman Park
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    Aomori Pref. Towadashi Okuse Sekimichi 39-1
    Towadako Town has many scenic locations, including Mt. Hakkodasan, Oirase Gorge, and Lake Towada. This roadside station serves as a base for sightseeing activities in the area. The station's Shikisai-kan hall sells local specialty products. You can enjoy Lake Towada Japanese beef in the Mirai-kan hall, and local beers in the Oirase Bakushu-kan. Signature dairy products are sold in the Miraku Kobo building. The station also has parking which can accommodate large vehicles. Be sure to stop by when travelling through the area.
  • Roadside Station Towada Towadapia
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    3.5
    19 Reviews
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    Aomori Pref. Towadashi Dempouji Tairakubo 37-2
    A roadside restaurant which sells local specialty products and which also has a restaurant where you can enjoy Towada soba noodles and other local tastes. Particularly recommended is the signature No Ice Cream, made with Towada-grown Osuzu soybeans and Masshigura rice. In the station's studio, you can try your hand at making traditional crafts such as Nanbu sakiori textiles.

    農産品の直売所があって、新鮮な野菜類をかなり安く買えます。市の中心部からは離れていますが、工作教室のような体験もできていい場所だと思います。

  • Roadside Station Yokohama Nanohana Plaza
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    4.0
    19 Reviews
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    Aomori Pref. Kamikitagunyokohamamachi Hayashinowaki 79-12
    A roadside station located in Yokohama Town, which has the largest area dedicated to growing canola flowers, known as nanohana in Japanese, in the country. In Nanohana Plaza, you can buy canola flower donuts, vegetables picked that morning, and Japanese scallops from Mutsu Bay. The station's unique building was also modeled after a Japanese scallop.

    下北半島へ向かう途中で寄り道しました。地元の様子を知るのに道の駅は外せませんね。たくさんのブルーベリーが目を引きました。長距離のドライブをするので眼精疲労は否めないだろうとブルーベリーを買い求めました。掌に10粒ほど載せてパクっと食べました。フレッシュで美味しかったこと♪

  • Roadside Station Rokunohe
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    3.5
    13 Reviews
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    Aomori Pref. Kamikitagunrokunohemachi Inuotose Ushiroda 87
    This roadside station is notable for the Former Tomabechi Residence, an old, thatched roof Japanese-style home standing on the station's grounds which has been restored and which is designated an Important Cultural Property by the town. The station has a shop selling local town specialty products and farm-fresh produce, a restaurant where you can enjoy dishes made with Rokunohe Town-grown vegetables, and a facility which engages in research and demonstrations regarding agricultural and livestock processing. At the research facility, anyone can try making their own original processed foods using agricultural products. Application required.

    隠れた名物、野菜ドーナツがおすすめです。個人的には、横浜町の菜の花ドーナツに並びます。有名な青森にんにくもお買い得です。

  • Roadside Station Namioka Apple Hill
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    4.0
    6 Reviews
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    Aomori Pref. Aomorishi Namiokamegasawa Nojiri 2-3
    A roadside station with a restaurant offering an abundant selection of local dishes made with local ingredients. This popular station also has a shop selling renowned Aomori Prefecture souvenirs and farm-fresh produce, and an apple orchard where you can pick apples called Namioka Apple Hill. Fresh apple picking is offered from early September to early November. Apple picking is closed when the maximum number of visitors allowed is reached and thus a reservation is required.

    道の駅なみおかにあるレストランです。 とにかく広い。めちゃ広いです。 りんごの産地だけあって、リンゴカレーを食べました。ピリリと辛いカレー、美味しかったです。 でも、リンゴ感は感じませんでした。。。 土日はリンゴラーメンがあるようでした。 ごちそうさまでした。

  • Roadside Station Minmaya
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    3.5
    4 Reviews
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    Aomori Pref. Higashitsugarugunsotogahamamachi Minmayatatsuhama 99
    A roadside station located in Minmaya, a village deeply connected to legends relating to the mighty samurai Minamoto no Yoshitsune and where one can still find many intriguing traces linking to Yoshitsune throughout the village. The station is adjoined by the Seikan Tunnel Museum and a facility presenting the science of the Tappi Wind Park. The station has a shop selling local products and produce, the well-reviewed Ajisai restaurant serving seafood and other dishes. The shop's Minmaya Kombu kelp and Minmaya Wakame seaweed, grown in the tidal currents of the Tsugaru Strait, are particularly popular.

    竜飛崎は予想以上に遠い。昼間に移動すると時間がもったいないと考える人は夜移動してここで車中泊するのがおススメ。トイレは貧相だけど駐車場は広大。朝から青函トンネル記念館に行くことができます。

  • Roadside Station Nango
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    4.0
    21 Reviews
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    Aomori Prefecture Hachinohe City Nango Nakano Tate Nano 4-4
    A roadside station with a restaurant serving soba noodles made exclusively with buckwheat grown and ground into flour in the Nango area. In addition to being able to enjoy this renowned handmade juwari soba, visitors can also purchase locally grown farm-fresh vegetables and fruits as well as pickles and other foods made from the same or even stay in the station's convenient hotel. Visitors can also try making their own handmade soba noodles here.

    同じ場所にある図書館の帰りに立ち寄る。以前寄った時ほど野菜がない。おまけにレジには長い行列、買いたい野菜があったのですが買わずに帰宅してしまいました。野菜も以前ほどのお得感がなくなった感じで残念。駐車場は広くて使いやすいです

  • Roadside Station Ikarigaseki Tsugaru Seki no Sho
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    4.0
    34 Reviews
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    Aomori Pref. Hirakawashi Ikarigaseki Rikaishi 13-1
    In addition to a farm-fresh shop selling local specialty products and a restaurant, this roadside station has an indoor heated pool and a large public bath. The grounds also host the Ikarigaseki Sekisyo Museum. The station's soba noodles, made with locally-grown Japanese yams; ramen, quince yokan jelly, and post-bath drinks are particularly popular.

    関所にしてはアクセスしやすいと思ったら、実際はここにあったわけじゃないそうです。温泉もあって地元の人が多く利用していました。農産物直売所では、ここの名産なのかいろんな種類のカボチャを並べて販売していました。

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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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