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Mount Chokai, the Tohoku volcano
Mount Chokai is a still active volcano located between the prefectures of Yamagata and Akita, in the Tohoku region.
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Hakkoda-Towada Gold Line
Hakkoda-Towada Gold Line: This 8 kilometer walk or drive between Sukayu Onsen and Yachi Onsen in Aomori Prefecture is lined with high snow walls and opens in early April.
Autumn in Aomori
Aomori Prefecture is best known for its summer festivals, Nebuta Matsuri in Aomori and Neputa Matsuri in Hirosaki, known for its cherry blossoms around the feudal castle.
In the north-east of Akita prefecture, the former mining town of Kosaka retains an extraordinary historical and architectural heritage, born of the breath of modernization of the Meiji era and an u
Takko is a village in northern Tohoku, known for its specialty: garlic. Takko's environment is particularly favorable for its cultivation!
Oirase Gorge: read a guide to the picturesque Oirase Stream & Gorge that flows from Lake Towada in Aomori Prefecture, Japan.
Warasse Nebuta House Aomori
Warasse Nebuta House in Aomori: read a guide to the modern Warasse Nebuta Museum introducing Aomori's famed Nebuta Festival.
Hirosaki: read a travel guide to Hirosaki in Aomori prefecture famous for its huge castle park and western-style buildings.
ASPAM is a multi-functional building in Aomori city, that showcases Aomori Prefecture's culture and produce.
Memorial Ship Hakkoda Maru
The Memorial Ship Hakkoda Maru, located in Mutsu Bay near Aomori Station in Aomori is Japan's first railroad ferry museum.
Tomb of Christ Shingo Aomori
Tomb of Christ Shingo Aomori キリストの墓, 新郷村: Most people believe that Jesus Christ died on the cross at Golgotha in Jerusalem over 2000 years ago.
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