Train trip with the sounds of wheel turning and relaxing ferry trip
Travel around Aomori by land and sea
“Tsugaru Kaikyo Ferry Daikan-maru” connects between Hakodate City, Hokkaido and Oma Town, Aomori in approximately 90 minutes. When the ferry close to the port in Oma, if it is sunny day, “Aozora-gumi” that is a group for community building is waiting for tourists with waving a big flag for fishing boat and with the greeting “Yogu kitano! (Welcome to Oma town!)”. It will be start for your trip in Aomori from Oma, where is well known for tuna, with passionate welcome.
Accompany with the launch of “Hokkaido Shinkansen” in 2015, a new station “Oku-Tsugaru Imabetu Station” will open as the station for Shinkansen located on the northernmost tip of Japan’s main island. It will be the entrance to Aomori from Tokyo or Hokkaido or a base for the trip in the Tsugaru Peninsula with providing newly Aomori’s attraction.
Ultimate luxury, “there is nothing”.
Onsen with the view of the forest, river and ocean will heal your heart and body.
In Aomori Prefecture, there are more than one thousand hot springs. With fifth number of hot springs in Japan, and fourth largest amount of hot spring water (unit: litter per minute), Aomori is one of the leading hot spring resorts in Japan (as of March 31, 2011).
Especially in the Shimokita and Tsugaru Peninsulas area, there are many unique hot springs, such as “Yagen Onsen” that celebrate the 400 aniversaly in this year, “Gero Onsen” with creamy hot springs and “Tappi Onsen” overlooking the view of the Tsugaru Strait. Yagen Onsen located along the stream with the wild scenery will attract you with powerful nature view seeable from onsen, such as green leaves like shower, burning autumn leaves and snow world.
Mixing old and new, Northern city, Aomori launching a newly attraction
“Special Historic Site, Sannai-Maruyama Site” located in Aomori City is the Japan’s largest ruins of Jomon period from approximately 5,500 to 4,000 years ago, which is just like grand time capsule keeping historical romance. There are the excavation items such as obsidian that shows trade with Hokkaido and tells the history, which people and culture had been crossover the strait from ancient days.
Why don’t you go out for the heart-warming trip that links between a person and a person to Aomori expanding from the peninsulas?