Hirosaki Park is the home to over 1300 apples trees with 65 different varieties. Visitors can tour and have hands-on experience of the steps involved in apple production. At the production experience garden, participants can sort and bag the apples, prune the leaves, as well as freely explore the garden. The Ringo no Ie (Apple House) has a large assortment of over 1250 apple products from sweets to crafts. The café’s menu includes apple curry, pork tonkatsu (fried pork cutlet), and apple soft served ice cream. There’s even more to see – an old farm house with old farming equipment, a play area, and a picnic area.
During the winter, visitors can also experience kanjiki (wooden footwear made for walking on the snow) and sledding, special experiences that only be had in the snow country.
During harvesting season, apple picking is a popular activity in Aomori. Visitors can eat the freshly picked apple on the spot.
,Picking Season: August ~ mid-November
*The end of the season may be earlier depending on the apple’s growth.
Hirosaki Cidre Factory – Kimori
Kimori is a cidre factory established by local apple farmers. Cidre is apple cider, a carbonated alcoholic apple drink and can be tasted at the facility.
|Address||125 Terasawa, Shimizutomita, Hirosaki-shi, Aomori 036-8262|
*There is a charge of ¥200 per kilo for apples picked at Hirosaki Apple Park
Bus Timetable(PDF) Get off at Tokiwazaka Entrance Bus Stop 7 minute walk Hirosaki Apple Park *During limited period in the year, the bus “Tamenobu-go” (Fare¥200) is available fr direct access from Hirosaki Station to Hirosaki Apple Park. (In service: April 1st ~ November 30th)