Welcome to Aomori Prefecture
Aomori-ken (青森県), at the curious northern tip of Honshū, is split in the middle by Mutsu-wan, the bay cradled in the arm of the axe-shaped Shimokita Peninsula. Having a rental car here will help to open up some of Japan's most remote and exotic areas. From the ethereal and sacred volcanic landscapes around Osore-zan, through the mysterious highlands of the Hakkōda-mountains, down to the verdant shores of Towada-ko... Read More
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3-Day Relaxing Aomori Tour
Use public transportation to travel economically. Fully enjoy nature found in Oirase Keiryu mountain stream in Hachinohe. Take a local train line along the coast for an unhurried train trip. Go trekking with a guide on the Tanesashi Kaigan coastline. Try morning yoga and breakfast at the beach. Have a lunch of hearty fisherman's stew made with fresh seafood that is cooked by fishermen. Take in the beautiful beech forest and babbling stream at Oirase.
3-Day Tour of Tanesashi Kaigan and Oirase Keiryu in Aomori Prefecture
This tour is for people who want to delve further into the fish market that is also popular with foreigners, and those who want to experience breakfast at the best port morning market in Japan. Tour a traditional energetic fish market and morning market, and meet locals. Trek in the beautiful landscape of Tanesashi Kaigan where white sand and green pines stretch out before you. Have a lunch of hearty fisherman's stew made with fresh seafood that is cooked by fishermen. Go bar hopping in bars that still have a yesteryear feel from the Showa period. Take in the beautiful beech forest and babbling stream at Oirase.