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Attractions on Aomori Shore Excursions

Aomori is a special prefecture where the Ou Mountain lands from north to south, divides the area into two different climates in the east and the west. With abundant nature created by Shirakami Mountains, Oirase valley, Lake Towadako, Tsugaru Quasi National Park, and so on, Aomori attracts a huge number of visitor year by year. Asia Shore Excursions would like to recommend some attractions to worth your Aomori shore excursions.

Hirosaki Park

Hirosaki Park is one of the most beautiful spots for cherry blossom festival in any Aomori shore excursion. Covered with over 2500 blooming trees, a park is a must-visiting place with a variety of wonderful attractions such as cherry blossom tunnels, serene picnic areas, petal filled moats, rental rowing small boats, and lights in the evening. Stroll along the park can bring the feel like walking in the Wonderland.Hirosaki-Park-Aomori-shore-excursions-tours

Hirosaki Castle

Located in the Hirosaki Park, the Castle is surrounded by a lovely pink pattern of cherry blossoms in spring, the stunning red color of maples in autumn, and perfect white pattern of heavy snow in winter. The Hirosaki Castle has three stories with a museum inside displaying a variety of valuable items such as suits of armor, roof tiles, samurai swords, historical documents, and so on from the Edo period.Hirosaki-Castle-Aomori-shore-excursions-tours

Tsugaru-han Neputa Village

Famous for its unique Hirosaki Neputa Festival, this village is always recommended for any Aomori shore excursion. The festival is annually celebrated from August 1st to 7th. The iconic highlight of the festival is the large lighting colorful painted screens that show the image of beautiful women in the Japanese traditional costume and mythological warriors holding weapons. Soak in the festival atmosphere with enjoying the street show of taiko – the traditional musical instruments of Japan by local musicians. But the Neputa Village is more than just a festival. The area is home to the traditional shamisen instrument, idyllic local handicrafts, and old-fashioned toys that have an ancient history. It is worth the name of “cultural village” due to the traditional values revealed in Japanese-style garden and teahouse dating back to the 19th century.Tsugaru-han-Neputa-Aomori-shore-excursions

Sannai Maruyama Historical Site

Sannai-Maruyama Historical Site is one of the largest historical sites in the whole country which was the relics of the old villages from 4000 to 5500 years ago. The site includes many pit-houses and also stilt-houses detected by the archaeological excavation from 1992. The site hides numerous stoneware and earthenware artifacts coming with jade and lacquer decorations that are the great significance of the Jomon culture. Admire the artifacts on display and get hands-on experience doing craftwork following the Jomon style in Aomori shore excursions.Sannai-Maruyama-Aomori-shore-excursions-tours