Geographical character of Aomori Prefecture is unique that the land is surrounded by sea on the three sides and has Hakkoda Mountains in the middle, and it gives different climate and customs for each region and birth and development of various history and culture. Aomori Prefecture has many historical architectures and sites where visitors can feel its culture and history, and also has passed on the traditional festivals and local performing arts, including Hirosaki Cherry Blossom Festival in spring, Nebuta Festival in summer and Hacninohe Enburi in winter.
This section introduces such attractive culture in Aomori that is different for each region.
Near the end of April every year Aomori Prefecture becomes pink with the b... more
168 pine trees and 157cherry trees line this 36 meter-wide street extendin... more
This beautiful site for cherry blossoms in the Tsugaru Peninsula was selec... more
After the cherry blossoms come the apple flowers!
The Apple Flower Festiv... more
At the Hachinohe Portal Museum “hacchi”, over 200 of “Yawata-uma”, a traditi... more
Seiryu Temple, located in suburb of Aomori City, has beautiful buildings, ... more
The Tsugaru Railways run through the plains for Tsugaru peninsula from Tsu... more
The Lake Towada Winter Story festival is a winter tourist attraction on La... more
Hirosaki Castle, a famous spot for cherry blossoms, is exceptional in the ... more
The Oirase Gorge is one of the most beautiful river valleys in Japan, with vibrant and... more