Aomori

About Aomori

Aomori prefecture is surrounded by the sea and boasts amazing natural beauty and opportunity for outdoor adventures. It is the home of Lake Towada, the Hakkoda Mountains and Shirakami Sanchi which is a natural World Heritage site. Famous for fishing and agriculture, the cuisine of the area is based on delicious local ingredients. The people of Aomori also really love to party; colorful and unique local festivals are held every season, the most famous being the Nebuta festival in late August. With the completion of the Tohoku Shinkansen Line access to Aomori prefecture is easier than ever before. Explore the area's relaxing hot springs, gourmet food, and rich history.

Places to visit in Aomori

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Sights in Aomori

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Aomori Contemporary Art Center (ACAC)

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Affiliated with Aomori Public University, but still open to the public, this contemporary art center was designed by world-renowned architect Tadao Ando. Compri

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Tanesashi Coast

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This coastline is a nationally designated Place of Scenic Beauty in Hachinohea. The 5-kilometer-long promenade overlooks the Pacific Ocean, making it a recommen

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Ringo Bako

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This Japanese restaurant is located near Festival City Auga and specializes in local dishes from Aomori. In Japanese, "ringo" means apple and "hako/bako" means

Recent Articles

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A Quick Guide to the Shimokita Peninsula in Aomori Prefecture

Written by Nicole Christy

After moving to the Aomori Prefecture a couple months ago, I started taking advantage of the free time I had to see the sights of the more rural and mountainous

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Takayama Inari Shrine in Aomori

Written by Kerstin Yamane

The prefecture of Aomori is at the northern part of Tohoku. Only 1.3 million people are living there. Aomori has a very beautiful coastline and nature areas. Es

Hotels in Aomori

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APA Hotel Aomorieki-Kenchodori

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Set in Aomori, 4.3 km from Sannai-Maruyama site, APA Hotel Aomorieki-Kenchodori boasts air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi throughout the property. Private par

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Yadoya Tsubaki

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Situated in Aomori, 17 km from Sannai-Maruyama site, Yadoya Tsubaki boasts air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi. Rooms are fitted with a flat-screen TV. The ro

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Hotel Aomori

Hotel in Aomori

Set 5 km from Sannai-Maruyama site in Aomori, Hotel Aomori features a restaurant and free WiFi throughout the property. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant.

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Kaisenkaku

Hotel in Aomori

Featuring free WiFi, Kaisenkaku is located in Aomori, 17 km from Sannai-Maruyama site. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Free private parking is availabl

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Hotel 2135

Hotel in Aomori

Set 5 km from Sannai-Maruyama site in Aomori, Hotel 2135 features free WiFi access and free private parking. Every room is equipped with a flat-screen TV. You

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Hotel New Murakoshi

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Conveniently located just a 1-minute walk from JR Aomori Train Station, Hotel New Murakoshi offers simple Western-style rooms with air conditioning, free wired

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