Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Apple Kingdom

  Mount Iwaki, also called “Tsugaru Fuji” (Tsugaru describes the western region of Aomori ken), is in Aomori, Honshu’s northernmost area. Autumn is the best season to enjoy a variety of colours at Oirase Mountain...

Aomori’s Oirase Mountain Stream

A magical world of tiny creatures awaits Aomori is located in the northern-most part of Honshu island and its vast land area is divided into three major regions: Tsugaru, which neighbours the Sea of Japan; Hakkoda and...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Tohoku – Aomori Prefecture Part...

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Tohoku Aomori Aomori Prefecture 1 ~ 10  1 Yagen Mountain Stream (薬研渓流) in Mutsu A photo posted by キソキソ (@kuwakeen) on Oct 21, 2013 at 9:53pm PDT First colors: Beginning of October Color...

Hirosaki Castle – Aomori

This is one of Japan’s three major sakura spots. The castle, as a backdrop to the flowers, provides the area with a reminiscent image. Not to be missed during full bloom are the flower...

Aomori Nebuta Festival: Week Long Street Party

Every night this week till Friday, the sleepy streets of Aomori city roar into life with the chants of "ra-se-ra, ra-se-ra, ra-se-ra-se-ra-se-ra!" and thousands of feet spring off the ground as they dance to the...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Tohoku – Aomori Prefecture Part...

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Tohoku Aomori page 2 4 Jogakura Onsen & Jogakura Bridge (城ヶ倉温泉・城ヶ倉大橋) in Aomori A photo posted by Qoo (@qoo_aomori) on Mar 10, 2016 at 4:34am PST //platform.instagram.com/en_US/embeds.js First colors: Beginning of October Color...

Picture Perfect Oirase Keiryu in Aomori

The Oirase Keiryu has to be one of the most photographed and photogenic streams in Japan. And for good reason - even if you're not a professional photographer and the only camera you've ever touched...

Winter Activities in Tohoku : Vintage Winter Rides

Make the most of your winter holiday by getting away with friends and family on transportation methods exclusive to Tohoku. Every winter, local operators run old-fashioned rides that bring Tohoku’s rich cultural heritage to...
Hirosaki castle cherry blossoms

Guardians of Hirosaki Sakura Trees in Aomori

Hirosaki Park Built more than 400 years ago within today’s Hirosaki Park, Hirosaki Castle is a popular place for sakura blossom viewing. Every spring, the grandeur of the castle tower is accentuated by...

Aomori’s ancient festival of floats

Larger than life lanterns at the Aomori Nebuta Festival Ready to celebrate Japan’s ancient traditions at a matsuri of massive proportions? Grab your geta, and head up to the Aomori Nebuta Festival on Aug. 1-7, one...