Culture

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.

JOMON: An early culture with pottery

Aomori is a showcase for ancient Jomon culture, one of the earliest in the world with ... more

Tachineputa in Goshogawara: The World’s Tallest Paper Sculptures

A Tachineputa coming out of the “Tachineputa no Yakata.” Every summer, the world’s ... more

Hirosaki Cherry Blossom Festival

Near the end of April every year Aomori Prefecture becomes pink with the b... more

Towada City Kanchogai-dori / Komakaido

168 pine trees and 157cherry trees line this 36 meter-wide street extendin... more

Kanagi Cherry Festival

This beautiful site for cherry blossoms in the Tsugaru Peninsula was selec... more

Apple Flower Festival

After the cherry blossoms come the apple flowers! The Apple Flower Festiv... more

Hachinohe Portal Museum “hacchi”

At the Hachinohe Portal Museum “hacchi”, over 200 of “Yawata-uma”, a traditi... more

Showa Daibutsu, Seiryu Temple

Seiryu Temple, located in suburb of Aomori City, has beautiful buildings, ... more

Tsugaru Railway, Stove Winter Train

The Tsugaru Railways run through the plains for Tsugaru peninsula from Tsu... more

Lake Towada Winter Story Festival

The Lake Towada Winter Story festival is a winter tourist attraction on La... more

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Aomori is the northern most pre fecture on the main island ofJap an at northern latitude of 40.12 to 41.33 degrees. It is located about the same lati tudeas New York, Beijing, Rome and Madrid. access

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