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Transportation Spots in Aomori Area

  • Roadside Station Lake Nijinoko
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    3.5
    33 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
    29 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    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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    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.
  • Roadside Station Inakadate Yayoi no Sato
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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.
  • Roadside Station Kawauchiko
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    4.0
    5 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    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.

    ダム湖100選のダムによるかわうち湖に面したテラスでは静かなさわやかな風に吹かれてのんびりできる。青森ヒバの加工品が有名で ヒバソフトクリームが食べでがあってとっても美味しかった。

  • Shimokita Meisan Center
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    3.0
    9 Reviews
    Transportation
    Aomori Pref. Mutsushi Omagari 2-13-33
    A local specialty products facility located inside the Taigyo Mutsu Integrated Wholesale Market, ensuring that the foods you buy here are as fresh as can be. The facility also displays dramatic nebuta floats used in the Nebuta Festival year-round and also plays traditional nebuta music, ensuring even those visiting when the festival is not being held can come in contact with this unique aspect of local culture. Here you can buy renowned local specialty products such as tuna from Oma, Japanese scallops from Mutsu Bay, and fresh squid from the Tsugaru Strait; in addition to other local delicacies, sweets, and folk crafts. The facility's 600 seat restaurant is also popular.

    ツアーで立ち寄りました。 3日目の朝でしたが、 海産物のお土産はここが初めてだったので、 皆...

  • Roadside Station Wakinosawa Refresh Center Taranosato
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    3.0
    16 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.

    脇ノ沢のイノシシラーメンを食べに行こうと思いながら行けなかったので今年こそと3時間かけて行ってきましたが結論から言うと脇ノ沢のイノシシ牧場は28年に撤退して冷凍していたイノシシ肉も29年の3月には売りつくしてしまいもうどこにもないとの事でした 出かける前日にネットで確認してから行ったのにと泣きたい気分でした 道の駅の向かいにラーメン屋はあったけどイノシシが無いならわざわざそんなところで食べてもし...

  • Hotokegaura Drive-in
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    3.5
    10 Reviews
    Transportation
    Aomori Pref. Shimokitagunsaimura Chougo Fukurakawame 85
    A restaurant operated by a Fukuura fisherman where you can enjoy the flavors of Shimokita. The restaurant serves seasonal seafood dishes such as sea urchin, spear squid, and salmon. The restaurant's sea urchin rice bowls are served from May to August and require an advance reservation. The restaurant is closed in winter.

    佐井港から仏が浦に向かう途中の 小さな港の山の方に ぬいどう食堂と仏が浦ドライブインが道路を挟んで 営業している。

  • Roadside Station Hirosaki, San Festa Ishikawa
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    4.0
    7 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    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.

    弘前の地元で採れた食材を適値で販売している、道の駅ですが、路線バスも出ていないし、列車の駅もないので、車で行くしか方法はありません。

  • 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
    13 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    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.

    国道4号沿いにある道の駅です.お土産物屋や農産物直売場などがあります.こじんまりとしてますが利便性がいいです.

  • 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
    16 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    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.

    国道4号沿いにある道の駅です.農産物直売場やレストランがあり地元の人の利用も多いです.アイスがおいしいです.

  • Roadside Station Yokohama Nanohana Plaza
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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.
  • Roadside Station Rokunohe
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    3.5
    10 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    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.

    奥入瀬渓流へ向かう途中に一休みがてら寄りました。 とにかく大根や葉っぱもの、ニンニク等安くてびっくりしました。 そして併設されている江戸時代後半に建てられた旧苫米地家住宅も観ることができてよかったです。 ドライブの休憩にはもってこいでした。

  • Roadside Station Namioka Apple Hill
    Travel / Tourism
    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.
  • Roadside Station Minmaya
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    3.5
    3 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    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.

    津軽半島の最先端に位置しているのでワカメや昆布が特産品として販売されていました。販売スペースは小さかく品揃えもイマイチでした。併設する青函トンネル記念館は有料(400円)です。

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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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