4 days in Aomori Prefecture Itinerary

4 days in Aomori Prefecture Itinerary

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Hirosaki
— 1 night
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Aomori
— 1 night
3
Towada
— 1 night

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Hirosaki

Hirosaki ©
A center of political power during the feudal era, Hirosaki today stands as a hub of culture and history in the north of the island.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): make a trip to Hirosaki Food Market, Niji no Mart and then stroll around Hirosaki Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Fri): examine the collection at Shayokan, thenexamine the collection at Tachineputa No Yakata, and then step into the grandiose world of Hirosaki Castle.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Hirosaki road trip planner.

Tokyo to Hirosaki is an approximately 5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Tokyo in July, with highs in Hirosaki at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Aomori.

Things to do in Hirosaki

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Goshogawara
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Hirosaki Castle ©
Hirosaki Castle
Tachineputa No Yakata ©
Tachineputa No Yakata
Shayokan ©
Shayokan

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Aomori

Aomori ©
Facing Mutsu Bay on the northernmost tip of Honshu, Aomori is a bustling regional capital known for its fresh seafood and modern architecture.
On the 25th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Jomon Jiyukan, admire the masterpieces at Aomori Museum of Art, delve into the distant past at Sannai-Maruyama Site, thenmake a trip to Nebuta Museum Wa Rasse, thensee the interesting displays at Seikan Ferry Memorial Ship Hakkodamaru, and finally get advice or help at Aomori Prefecture Tourist Centerl ASPAM.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Aomori trip planner.

Getting from Hirosaki to Aomori by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Towada.

Things to do in Aomori

Museums Historic Sites
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Nebuta Museum Wa Rasse ©
Nebuta Museum Wa Rasse
Aomori Museum of Art ©
Aomori Museum of Art
Seikan Ferry Memorial Ship Hakkodamaru ©
Seikan Ferry Memorial Ship Hakkodamaru

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Towada

Towada ©
Tucked away among the foothills of the Hakkoda mountain range, Towada tourism revolves around its eponymous lake and the surrounding national park.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Towada Art Center, contemplate the waterfront views at Oirase River, admire the sheer force of Choshi Otaki Waterfall, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Oirase Mountain Stream, and finally indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at some of the top local onsens.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Towada road trip planning website.

Traveling by train from Aomori to Towada takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Towada

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Oirase River
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Oirase Mountain Stream ©
Oirase Mountain Stream
Towada Art Center ©
Towada Art Center
Oirase River ©
Oirase River

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