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AomoriJapan

Love museums, hot springs, and snowboarding? Get away to Aomori!

Venture to top sights like Hirosaki Castle and Lake Towada as you discover Aomori—an area also notable for its historic sites.

Top Hotels in Aomori

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
APA Hotel Aomori-Ekihigashi (Reopen after renovating on April 12, 2019)
APA Hotel Aomori-Ekihigashi (Reopen after renovating on April 12, 2019)
3 out of 5
1-11-2 Yasukata, Aomori, Aomori, Aomori
¥4,545
per night
Apr 6 - Apr 7

Situated in the entertainment district, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Furukawa Fish Market, Auga Fish Market, and Aspam Center. Nebuta House Wa Rasse ...

3.8/5Good! (341 reviews)

"Was just a stop over on our way to Sapporo pleasant hotel, staff friendly. The mattress's bead replacement very soft around the edges but otherwise quite good"…"

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2020

APA Hotel Aomori-Ekihigashi (Reopen after renovating on April 12, 2019)
Hoshino Resorts Oirase Keiryu Hotel
Hoshino Resorts Oirase Keiryu Hotel
3.5 out of 5
231 Tochikubo Okuse, Towada, Aomori

Situated in Towada, this ryokan is within a 5-minute walk of Oirase Stream and Oirase Stream Museum. Oirase Gorge and Former Kasaishi Residence are also within ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (136 reviews)

"The hot spring is excellent , the room is amazing too"…"

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2020

Hoshino Resorts Oirase Keiryu Hotel
Hotel JAL City Aomori
Hotel JAL City Aomori
3.5 out of 5
Yasukata, 2-4-12, Aomori, Aomori-ken
¥6,364
per night
May 6 - May 7

Located in the heart of Aomori, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Aspam Center and Aomori Port. Uto Shrine and Furukawa Fish Market are also within 10 ...

4.2/5Excellent! (134 reviews)
Good location for exploring Aomori

"Good location near the ASPAM information/tourist centre and shopping district. Straightforward check in and out procedure - just have to remember that check in is at 3pm like most other Japanese hotels but they can look after luggage until then."…"

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2019

Hotel JAL City Aomori

Popular things to do in Aomori

Hirosaki Castle
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Hirosaki Castle

4.5/5(7 reviews)

You can learn more about the history of Hirosaki during your trip to a well-known site like Hirosaki Castle. Take in the festivals and hot springs in the area.

Lake Towada
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Lake Towada

5/5(5 reviews)

Explore the great outdoors at Lake Towada, a popular spot to commune with nature in Towada. Make some time to visit the monuments while you're in the area.

Oirase Gorge
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Oirase Gorge

4.5/5(7 reviews)

Commune with nature and explore the great outdoors at Oirase Gorge during your travels in Towada. Wander the lakeside or discover the area's volcano viewpoints.

Mount Iwaki
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Mount Iwaki

4.5/5(4 reviews)

Commune with nature and explore the great outdoors at Mount Iwaki during your travels in Hirosaki. Take in the festivals and mountain views in the area.

Nebuta House Wa Rasse
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Nebuta House Wa Rasse

5/5(7 reviews)

You can spend an afternoon browsing the exhibits at Nebuta House Wa Rasse in Aomori. While in the area, you can find time to visit its shops.

Aomori Bay Bridge
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Aomori Bay Bridge

4/5(1 review)

Learn about the local history of Aomori when you take a trip to Aomori Bay Bridge. Wander the parks or discover the area's hot springs.

Top activities in Aomori

Tohoku Highway Bus Ticket
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Tohoku Highway Bus Ticket

¥8,000
Per adult

Reviews of Aomori

4.2

Top Destination

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3/5 - Okay

Verified traveler

Feb 18, 2020

Not much to do or see, The locals are always nice and helpful.

4/5 - Good

Eric

Nov 12, 2019

Nice and quiet but fairly limited in terms of activities. Most notable sightseeing spots are 1.5 - 2.5hrs bus ride away from the city.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Aug 2, 2019

NO,

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Jul 10, 2019

Would come again in the winter time.

3/5 - Okay

Frequenttravel

May 3, 2019

There wasn’t much to do in town. We used it as a stopping point to visit Hirosaki Park, which was breathtakingly beautiful

4/5 - Good

Mikrenn

Apr 28, 2019

Aomori has a lot of hidden gems that are not easily just found on websites.