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.
The Aomori Nebuta Festival is a Japanese fire festival held annually betwe... more
Hakkasan Hokoji Temple is located in Nanbu Town. It is said that Joyoto, ... more
At the Hakkoda Mountains, beautiful red and yellow autumn foliage of Japan... more
Kamegaoka Site designated as a National Historic Site in 1944 is a settlement site of ... more
Towada Art Center is a museum of modern art featuring architecture and mod... more
Asamushi Aquarium is the home of over 10,000 aquatic animals with around 4... more
The Aomori Museum of Art was established with the purpose of promoting the... more
Lake Towada displays a vibrant colorful fall with the yellow leaves of bee... more
This is a Jomon period archaeological site located on southeastern area in... more
At the Tsugaru Traditional Craft Centre, there are 7 studios for tradition... more