Visit the famous tourist sites in the two large cities!
Departing from Aomori city, go to Goshogawara and Tsugaru’s West Coast. In Ajigasawa, visit Shirakamino no Mori Yuzan Road and the Senjojiki coast, and then head to the Tsugaru Quasi-National Park Lake Juniko area. From there, head towards the Nishimeya area adjacent to the World Natural Heritage Area, and then, go to Hirosaki and Akita.
At Aomori fish and vegetables center in Furukawa market, you can get a bowl of donburi rice topped with your favorite toppings, like fish, which is called “Nokke-bowl” . You can make your own bowl to have a little of everything, or have it full of seafood and meat.
Furukawa Fish Market Nokke-don
Aomori, especially Hirosaki city has a large number of cake shops and pastry shops that make apple pies. There is even a guide book that shows around 50 types of apple pies that can be found in Hirosaki city. All of them vary in shape and sweetness, and are made with original recipes. That’s why you should go out hunting for your very own favorite apple pie!
Apple Pie Hunting
- Aomori Sta.
- Furukawa Food Market Place
- Aomori Tourist Information Center “ASPAM”
- The Nebuta House“WA RASSE”
- Seikan Ferry“Hakkoda-Maru” Memorial Ship
- Stay at Hirosaki
START : Aomori Sta.
Furukawa Food Market Place
As the kitchen for Aomori citizens, the market brings fresh ingredients you can savor
Furukawa Market is known as Aomori citizens kitchen. It has fresh seafood, such as scallops caught right from the nearby sea. There are three markets, with different opening days and business hours, although they all open from early morning. Be sure to try “Nokke bowl” while you’re there.
Aomori Tourist Information Center “ASPAM”
If you need tourist information for Aomori, do stop by! There is also a wide variety of local specialties you can purchase!
The Nebuta House“WA RASSE”
Inviting you to the unique world of “Nebuta”
Nebuta is known as the majestic traditional summer festival in the region. Here, you can experience the world of “Nebuta” throughout the year. There is also a restaurant if you ever feel hungry. A lso be sure to check out the modern buildings close to JR Aomori station!
- Hirosaki Sta.
- Hirosaki City Apple Park
- Tsugaru-han Neputa Mura
- Nakacho Old Samurai Houses
- Hirosaki Park / Hirosaki Castle
- Hirosaki Old Western-Style Houses
START: Hirosaki Sta.
Get off at Tokiwazaka Entrance Bus Stop
Tsugaru-han Neputa Mura
Experience the Neputa of Hirosaki
Hirosaki has a “Neputa” festival that differs from the “Neputa” festival In Aomori City. This is a unique spot where you can experience the world of “Neputa” . There are also restaurants in the area. How about stopping by for lunch?
Nakacho Old Samurai Houses
Time travelling to a Samurai village in the Edo period
Hirosaki Park / Hirosaki Castle
Castle site with some of Japan’s best cherry blossoms
A historical landmark that combines beautiful nature with the magnificent castle walls. It is one of Japan’s most famous cherry blossom areas, which also creates a splendid scenery during autumn. Inside the castle is a castle tower, 3 watch towers, and 5 castle gates that are still intact and preserved as important cultural properties. The castle tower and the stone walls are currently being mended and will be available in 2021. The area has outstanding scenery, and is also perfect for strolling and shopping.
“TRAVEL ROUTE GUIDE AOMORI”
Known for its expansive lush greenery, Aomori Prefecture is situated on the northern end of Honshu. The region has an abundance of gorgeous scenic spots, starting with the world natural heritage site, Shirakami Mountains, as well as a unique culture.
Here, we would like to introduce a tour course that covers many attractive spots that characterize the region.