Videos in Aomori

Sannai-Maruyama Ruins

Experience life in times before the birth of Christ, at Japan’s largest Jomon settlement ruins

Mount Osore

The northernmost sanctuary that is reputed to gather the soul of the dead

Shirakami-Sanchi

A World Heritage virgin forest of Japanese beech trees

Oirase Stream

A powerful stream flowing through the lush Towada-Hachimantai National Park

Seiryu-ji Temple

This temple in the woods is where Japan’s largest bronze sitting Buddha statue that keeps watch

Aomori Gyosai Center (Furukawa Market)

Choose as much fresh sashimi as you want! Try creating your ideal “kaisendon” (fresh sashimi bowl) from the ingredients you like.

Chosho-ji Temple

The family temple of the Tsugaru clan located in the center of Zenringai. Its early Edo Era construction makes it a precious temple

Furofushi Onsen

Relax to the sound of the ocean. This hot springs resort boasts an open air bath inches from the sea!

Hirosaki Castle

Famous for the splendid view of the cherry blossoms in the spring. A landmark with a history of 400 years, symbolizing the city of Hirosaki.

Senjojiki Coast

The natural dynamism of Tsugaru. A huge coastal terrace facing the sea

Nebuta Museum Wa Rasse

A museum where you can experience the great Nebuta Festival of summer, all year long!

Lake Towada

A wonderful view which changes according to the season and the time! This is a shining crater lake in the middle of Mother Nature

Zenringai

A temple community, unusual even in Japan, where 33 Zen temples are grouped along one path

Tsugaru-han Neputamura

Get to know Tsugaru with all your senses! An interactive facility amassing Tsugaru culture into one

Paddy Art

Gigantic pictures appear on rice paddies! Colorful rice art from summer to autumn

Aoike Pond

A mysteriously blue crystal-clear pond whose miraculous color was created by nature

Kaiyaki Miso

Using a large scallop shell as the pot, shellfish is stewed with miso to make a local dish from Tsugaru

Lake Juniko (Twelve Lakes)

A mysterious group of lakes and ponds located among Japanese beech forests and canyons

Saisho-in Temple

The tall pagoda at the ancient temple which was constructed in the 16th century has been called the most beautiful of the Tohoku area

Towada Art Center

The world’s artists come together in Towada in houses for art where dreams flow!

Orientation

In addition to the World Heritage site of Shirakami-Sanchi, Aomori is also known as an area of heavy snowfall in Japan with a great amount of nature a...