Best Things To Do in Aomori Prefecture, Japan

Have you ever visited a new place and felt ‘wow’ about it? For many visitors, it happens at Aomori Prefecture.

Aomori Prefecture may not be as popular as other cities in Japan, but don’t let that fool you. Aomori Prefecture is a smaller but beautiful upcoming tourist destination that is worth a visit. You will be surprised by some of the unique things to do and places you can explore at this hidden destination.

You might wish to revisit it someday again, to take a break and relax at Aomori Prefecture.

If you have plans to visit Japan and are not sure if Aomori Prefecture should be included in your itinerary, keep reading. In this list, we have put together some of the things to do in Aomori Prefecture and around. We have a hunch that if you include this city in your travel plans, you will be thrilled you did so.

Tourist Attractions in Aomori Prefecture

Here is the list of things to do in Aomori Prefecture and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Aomori Port

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    Address: Japan 〒038-1305 Aomori-ken, Aomori-shi, Namioka Ōaza Sugisawa, Yamamoto−324−1

    The Aomori Port is a beautiful place. The port is not only beautiful but an overtly significant soot as well as the cruised tourism of the location depends majorly on this port. The very port is the spot where cruise ships arrive and depart from. In all the seasons, the port area looks charming and you will be pleased by the peaceful ambience of...Read more
  2. Lake Ogawara

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    Lake Ogawara is Japan's eleventh largest lake and the largest in Aomori Prefecture. It spans the boundaries of the city of Misawa and the town of TÅhoku and the village of Rokkasho in Kamikita District. It is an enormous brackish lake located in eastern Aomori Prefecture close to the. Pacific Ocean, with a single lap covering a distance of 60...Read more
  3. Miyuki Park

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  4. Saruka Park

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    Park in Hirakawa, Japan.  This unique park monument is a traditional Japanese stone lantern, dedicated in Sakura Park on October 2, 1960. The monument was a gift of international friendship, and its inscription (now worn away) read, “Presented by the citizens of the Metropolis of Tokyo to the citizens of the City of New York in celebr...Read more
  5. Iwakiyama Shrine

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    Iwakiyama Shrine is a ShintÅ shrine in the city of Hirosaki in Aomori Prefecture, Japan. It is the ichinomiya of former Tsugaru Domain. All of Mount Iwaki is considered to be a portion of the shrine. Iwakiyama Shrine dates back to the year 780 when a shrine was founded at the top of Mount Iwaki, known locally as “Tsugaru Fuji&rdquo...Read more
  6. Atago Park

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  7. Gappo Park

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  8. Shiroiwa Forest Park

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    Shiroiwa Forest Park is located in Hirakawa.
  9. Shigabo Forest Park

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    Shigabo Forest Park boasts a fantastic view of the Hirosaki area from atop a small mountain. Mt. Iwaki is highly visible on a clear day. The park has a network of trails winding through peaceful forest and several lookout areas where you can rest and take photographs. Seasonal restroom facilities are available near the parking lot.
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  • How do we plan a trip to Tatehana Wharf for the Sunday morning Market in October?

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    • I suppose you are asking about planning a trip from the Aomori Prefecture. The Tatehana Wharf Sunday morning market is about 73 away from the prefecture. The address for the market is 3-chome Shinminato, Hachinohe-shi, Aomori 031-0811. You can travel to the same by using Michinoku toll road / prefectural road 257. Since the market remains open only till about 9 am, you will have to start from the Aomori Prefecture very early in the morning and it should take you around one and half hours to travel the same. 

      You can also consider calling them at Minato Sunday Morning Market Cooperative contact number 0178-27-3868 for more information, but try not to call early morning or during the night since the number is private. 

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