Live House Yamauta
Come here to see some of Hirosaki's Neputa floats and try your hand at the giant taiko (drums). There are also exhibitions of local...
This expansive public park has been shaped over the centuries by three castle moats, and landscaped with overhanging cherry trees (more...
At the heart of the park lie the ancient remains of this castle, originally constructed in 1611. Rather tragically, only 16 years after...
A variety of set meals and a picture menu make sampling the local cuisine a piece of cake. There's also an extensive list of Aomori...
Live House Yamauta information
Lonely Planet review
Come here to listen to the distinct twang of the shamisen (three-stringed lute) from Tsugaru – the old name for western Aomori. Nightly performances include traditional folk songs and spirited solo improvisation. The dinner course is a good deal, but you can also just sit at the counter with a drink. There's an English sign out front and the staff caters well for foreign guests. Call ahead for reservations.