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)

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

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

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

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Takayama Inari Shrine in Aomori

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Hotels in Aomori

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Misawa City Hotel

Misawa City Hotel is situated in Misawa, 6 km from Sabishiro-tai. Free WiFi is featured and free private parking is available on site. The rooms are equipped w

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Hotel Grand Mer Sankaiso

Offering a hot spring bath and sauna, Hotel Grand Mer Sankaiso is located in Ajigasawa, 44 km from Aomori. Free WiFi is available and free private parking is av

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Hirosaki Toei Hotel

Located in Hirosaki, 1.6 km from Hirosaki Castle, Hirosaki Toei Hotel features free WiFi access and private parking. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. E

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Hachinohe Washington Hotel

Featuring free WiFi and a restaurant, Hachinohe Washington Hotel offers accommodation in Hachinohe. Rooms are fitted with a flat-screen TV. You will find a ket

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Yachi Onsen

Yachi Onsen offers accommodation in Towada. Free private parking is available on site. All rooms are equipped with a TV. There is a gift shop at the property.

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Rockwood Hotel & Spa

Located in Ajigasawa in the Aomori Region, 42 km from Aomori, Rockwood Hotel & Spa boasts a hot spring bath and ski-to-door access. The resort has a ski school

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