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.
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
Hachinohe Emburi is a traditional folk festival held in anticipation for t... more
Nakano Momiji Mountain of Kuroishi city is famous for its autumn foliage. ... more
Hachinohe Sansha Taisai Festival is the largest festival in Hachinohe regi... more
The Goshogawara city Tachineputa Festival is a summer festival held annual... more
Hirosaki Castle refers to not only the castle structure called Tenshu (cas... more
The Hirosaki Neputa Festival is a summer festival held in the old castle t... more
The Hirosaki Episcopal Anglian Ascension Church is a protestant church est... more
The Former To-o Gijuku Missionary Residence was built in 1900 as a residen... more