Top 10 things to do in Aomori Prefecture

  1. Nebuta Museum WA-RASSE
    1 Chome-1-1 Yasukata, Aomori, 030-0803, Japan
    This museum houses the world-famous Aomori Nebuta Festival floats and offers interactive exhibits that allow visitors to learn about the history and culture of the festival.
  2. Aomori Bay Bridge
    1 Chome-6-1 Yasukata, Aomori, 030-0803, Japan
    The Aomori Bay Bridge is a suspension bridge that spans Aomori Bay, offering stunning views of the bay and the city of Aomori. Visitors can walk or bike across the bridge.
  3. Aomori Museum of Art
    185 Chikano, Yasuta, Aomori, 038-0021, Japan
    This museum features a collection of modern and contemporary art, with a focus on artists from the Aomori region. The museum also hosts special exhibitions and events throughout the year.
  4. Hirosaki Castle
    1 Shimoshiroganecho, Hirosaki, 036-8356, Japan
    Hirosaki Castle is a historic castle that was built in the early 17th century. The castle is surrounded by a beautiful park that is particularly popular during cherry blossom season.
  5. Asamushi Aquarium
    1-45-1 Yasuda, Aomori, 038-0031, Japan
    Asamushi Aquarium is home to a variety of marine life, including seals, dolphins, and penguins. Visitors can also watch feeding shows and participate in hands-on activities.
  6. Seiryu-ji Temple
    1-1-1 Furukawa, Aomori, 030-0863, Japan
    Seiryu-ji Temple is a Zen temple that was founded in the 17th century. The temple is famous for its beautiful gardens and traditional architecture.
  7. Aomori Gyosai Center
    1-1-44 Shinmachi, Aomori, 030-0801, Japan
    Aomori Gyosai Center is a seafood market that sells a variety of fresh seafood, including tuna, scallops, and crab. Visitors can also sample local dishes at the market's restaurants.
  8. Oirase Gorge
    Oirase Gorge, Towada, 034-0301, Japan
    Oirase Gorge is a scenic gorge that runs for 14 kilometers through the Towada-Hachimantai National Park. Visitors can hike along the gorge and enjoy the beautiful waterfalls and autumn foliage.
  9. Mount Hakkoda
    Hakkoda, Aomori, 030-0132, Japan
    Mount Hakkoda is a volcanic mountain range that offers hiking trails and skiing during the winter months. The mountain is also famous for its hot springs.
  10. Aomori Nebuta Festival
    Aomori, 030-0801, Japan
    The Aomori Nebuta Festival is a summer festival that features huge illuminated floats depicting historical and mythical figures. The festival attracts millions of visitors each year and is a must-see event in Aomori.