Fujita Memorial Garden
The former home and garden of the wealthy Fujita family, this beautiful example of a manicured Japanese garden is the second largest in...
At the heart of Hirosaki-kōen lie the ancient remains of this castle, originally constructed in 1611. Rather tragically, only 16 years...
Perfect for picnicking, this enormous public park has been shaped over the centuries by three castle moats, and landscaped with...
Despite appearing lonely on its corner near Hirosaki-kōen, this neat little Chinese restaurant is cheery, and cheap! Serving all sorts...
1-23-8 Nishi-Shigemori · interesting places nearby
A 10-minute walk southwest of Hirosaki-jō ruins brings you to an atmospheric temple district redolent of feudal times. At the top of the hill, Chōshō-ji comprises the oldest wooden building in Aomori-ken and rows of mausoleums built for the rulers of the Tsugaru clan. Views of Iwaki-san from the imposing stupa to the right of the main temple building are inspiring.