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AOMORI PREFECTURE

Aomori is a northernmost prefecture of Honshu island which is cut off of three sides by the sea. This prefecture enjoys its magnificent and richness of nature like forests of cherry, maple, Japanese oak and beech that shows different beauty of each season, and winter landscape with horses pastured in severe cold air.

Aomori also have attractive culture and tradition. Visitors can enjoy various festivals and unique folk entertainments of each season like “Sakura Matsuri of Hirosaki Castle” in spring, Nebuta festivals in summer and snow lantern festival in winter.

As Aomori is famous with its agricultural and fishery products like apple and garlic as the top producing area in Japan and also famous with tuna and flounder, visitors can taste delicious local cuisine with seafood, fruits, vegetables and meats, and also various local sake (Japanese rice wine). This prefecture is also famous with many onsen (hot springs).

Along with these attractive features, there are also many touristic and cultural spots like “Shirakami-Sanchi” mountain area which is a world natural heritage site, “Sannai-Maruyama”, a special historical site as a largest settlement remains of approximately 5,500 to 4,000 years ago, “Fivestreed Pagoda of Buddhism Temple Kongouzan Saisyouin” as an important cultural property of Japan, and “Senjojiki Coast” with many unique shaped rocks and many more attractive spots.

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TRANSPORTATION

Access from Tokyo to Aomori

  • Airplane

    Haneda – Aomori around 1 hour 15 minutes

  • Tohoku Shinkansen

    Tokyo – Shin Aomori around 3 hours 20 minutes

  • Express bus

    Tokyo – Aomori around 9 hours 30 minutes 〜11 hours

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Tohoku Highway Bus Ticket

Unlimited rides throughout Tohoku
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ANA offers special price to any destinations within Japan! All domestic flights are only 97USD*!
You can make a reservation 3 days prior to the departure!

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*as of November 2016

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