Aomori attractions

Top Choice Museum in Aomori

Aomori Museum of Art

Looking like a modernist sculpture, the geometric white facade of the Aomori Museum of Art was designed to blend in with the landscape when blanketed with snow. The permanent collection features works by Aomori icon…
Archaeological Site in Aomori

Sannai Maruyama

Excavation of this site turned up an astonishing number of intact artefacts from Japan's Jōmon era (10,000 to 2000 years ago), which are on display at the museum here. Clay figures, jade beads and large chestnut pil…
Museum in Aomori

Nebuta no Ie Wa Rasse

Even if you miss the Nebuta festival, you can still gawk at the awesome craftsmanship of the floats at this well-curated museum on the waterfront. On weekends there are dancing and drumming performances.
Viewpoint in Aomori

ASPAM Building

The observation deck on the 13th floor of Aomori's unmissable A-shaped ASPAM Building on the rejuvenated waterfront offers stellar views over the port, and access to some cute trinket and food stalls.