This article features winter activities that are specific to Aomori prefecture. Enjoy snow hiking and the sight of the beautiful lakes in the Shirakami mountains, delicious angler dishes and traveling on trains with a stove.
This article introduces some of the things that make Aomori a unique destination in Japan. Although famous for its low temperatures in winter, the people living in the area, the delicious food, the beautiful scenery and the onsen are some of the things th
Hasshoku center is a massive seafood market in Hachinohe city in Aomori. Learn how to have fun and taste the fresh seafood that you can grill yourself on the spot!
Aomori prefecture boasts various unique onsen hot springs. Some are by the sea and some accommodate 1000 people. In this article we will introduce 3 of our favorite.
There's a place in Aomori Prefecture's Asamushi Onsen where you can eat a mountain of delicious tuna. Tsurukameya Shokudo has long been gaining popularity as the place where you can eat tuna to your heart's content.
In this article, we introduce Mt. Hakkoda in Aomori, where you can find a rare ski resort with frost-covered trees. The temperature at the summit can reach negative 20 degrees Celsius. Visitors can ride a ropeway to the top of the mountain.
Stove train is a unique train running only during the winter months in Aomori prefecture. In today's article we'll tell you all about the attractive features of stove train and how to buy tickets for this special experience.
Shofutei, found at Josenji Temple in Aomori, is a unique tea room, where you can come for coffee and donuts and enjoy chatting with the vice priest, all while surrounded by several meters of snow deep in the mountains.
Today we introduce Miroku Yokocho in Aomori prefecture's Hachinohe city. It's a street crammed with little food stalls, serving a variety of cuisine using local ingredients. Here you can enjoy tasty dishes and chat with the residents of Hachinohe.
Check out the Towada Art Center, located in Towada City, Aomori Prefecture. It displays works by Yayoi Kusama, Yoshitomo Nara and many other contemporary artists from Japan and abroad!
In Aomori prefecture's Hirosaki city, there's a Starbucks Coffee shop that is the second one in Japan to be built inside a Tangible Cultural Property. Let's stop in for a visit and savor its retro Taisho era atmosphere.
Aomori prefecture is known as a great place to catch plenty of delicious seafood. This time we would like to feature the award winning marinated flounder on rice bowl from Minato Shokudo that has earned itself fans nationwide.
Shirakami-sanchi is a mountain range located in Aomori prefecture. For its picturesque views, it has been registered on the World Heritage Site list. This article introduces the snow hiking tours held in this area by Awone Shirakami Jyuniko association.