Aomori City Guide

City Center

Aomori Prefecture Tourist Center ASPAM

Address: 1-1-40 Yasukata, Aomori-city TEL: 017-735-5311

Aoi Umi Park

This 76 meter-high building symbolises the initial letter of Aomori and is filled with various attractions, such as an observatory, panorama film room and gift shops.

Access: 8 minutes walk from JR Aomori Station
Aoi Umi Park

Aoi Umi Park

Here you can enjoy walking around with a scenic view of Mutsu Bay. During spring and summer you can see the ‘Nebuta Rasseland’ where Nebuta floats are produced.


Memorial Ship Hakkoda-maru

Address: 1-112-15 Yanagawa, Aomori-city TEL: 017-735-8150

After its last trip as a train ferry in 1988, the Hakkoda-Maru was remodeled as Japan's first railroad ferry museum.

Open hours: 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. (*6:00 p.m. last admission) November - March, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Fees : 500yen /Adults & College students ;300 yen / Junir & High school students ; 100 yen / Elementary school students


Address: 1-4-2 Yanagawa, Aomori-city
TEL: 017-752-1890


Located on the waterfront, A-FACTORY is the perfect place to sample contemporary Aomori cuisine.
It houses various eateries, a local produce market and a small apple cider factory.

Open hours: 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
(Restaurant & shop hours vary.)
Aomori Furusato Shop aimori

Aomori Furusato Shop

Varioussouvenirs that symbolize Aomori City's tradition and culture are to be fund here at Aomori Furusato Shop, inside the Aomori City cultural exchange Center"Wa rasse.

"Examples include Nebuta-related products,works made by Nebuta artists,agricultural,forestry and marine products and folk craft/handiwork.

Aomori Furusato Shop aimori
Shinmachi Shopping Street

Shinmachi Shopping Street

This shopping street can be found upon leaving the east exit of Aomori Station.

Many stores, restaurants, and gift shops line the street, meaning it is often bustling with both locals and tourists.

Machinaka Onsen(Hot spring)/Public Baths

Machinaka Onsen(Hot spring)Public Baths

This shopping street can be found upon leaving the east exit of Aomori Station.

Ichiba Nokke-Don (rice bowl topped with seafood)
Visitors can make their own custom rice bowl at Aomori Fresh Fish and Vegetable Center. After purchasing rice in a bowl, you pick out sashimi and other seasonal food as toppings from various stalls at the market. Negotiating with the lively stall owners will see you build up quite an appetite!


Aomori City Hall Tourism Department
22-5,Chuo 1-chome,Aomori city,Japan 030-8555
TEL:017-734-5175 FAX:017-734-5888
Aomori Tourism and Convention public interest incorporated association
4F,2-18,Shinmachi 1-Chome,Aomori city,Japan 030-0801
TEL:017-723-7211 FAX:017-723-7215
Aomori Prefectural Tourism Federation
8F,Aomori Prefectural Tourist Center,1-40,Yasukata1-chome,Aomori city,Japan 030-0803
TEL:017-722-5080 FAX:017-722-5081
Tourist Information Center
Aomori City Tourist Information and Exchange Center

Aomori City Tourist Information and Exchange Center(English speaker Available)
1-25,Shinmachi 1-chome,Aomori city TEL:017-723-4670

Aomori Tourism information Center

Aomori Tourism information Center(English speaker Available)
140-2,Ishie Takama,Aomori city(JR Shin Aomori Station 2F ) TEL:017-752-6311

Aomori Prefecture Tourism General Information Center(English speaker Available)
1-40,Yasukata 1-Chome,Aomori city(in ASPAM) TEL:017-734-2500

Aomori Airport General Information Center(English speaker Available)
1-5,Otani Kotani, Aomori city(in Aomori Airport) TEL:017-739-2007

Contact when in trouble

■ Hospital information


Hospital referrals by Aomori Fire Headquarters
(referrals to hospitals that are open during nighttime and holidays) TEL:017-722-2211
Aomori City Emergency Medical Care Center TEL:017-773-6477


Aomori City Hospirtal TEL:017-734-2171
Aomori Prefectural center Hospital TEL:017-726-8111

■ Lost&found,lost children,accidents,etc.

Aomori Police Station Tel:017-723-0110 Aomori Police Headquarters Tel:017-723-4211