Aomori

Japan

Cruises to Aomori

In Aomori, immerse yourself in history as you visit fascinating archaeological sites, ancient villages and cultural museums. Come hungry for culinary delights and create your own donburi from the fresh, local seafood sold at Furukawa Fish Market. Or discover one of the city's many apple groves and taste green and red apples and homemade jams and juice.

What you NEED TO KNOW

  • Port Name & Location
    Aomori Port Ship will DOCK at this port.
  • Time Zone
    JST (Japan Standard Time) UTC/GMT +9 hours
  • Language
    Japanese is the official language. Say "hello" in Japanese: Kon'nichiwa (koh-NEE-chee-wah)
  • Currency & Shopping
    Japanese yen (JPY) Traditional lacquerware, handmade crafts
    • Best Way to Get Around
      Many destinations are a short walk from port; there is car transportation to the National Park and Forest.
    • Famous For
      Visit the fascinating Sannai Maruyama Archaeological Site, one of the largest and best-preserved Jomon Period (13,000-300BC) villages in Japan, and see what life was like within its dwellings
    • Fun Fact #1
      It's a festival all year long at the Nebuta Festival Museum, with many amazing floats on permanent display.
    • Fun Fact #2
      Among the kid-friendly art on display at the Aomori Museum of Art are works by Tohl Narita, who designed many of the monsters for the Ultraman TV show.

Aomori TOP EXCURSIONS

A Variety of Choices

We know the destinations you'll be visiting and what there is to see, do and experience. We offer you a variety of excursions to choose from, in every port you'll visit.

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Best of Aomori

Enjoy a comprehensive tour of the Aomori Prefecture, taking in landmarks that include a castle, a museum of parade float...

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Lake Towada & Oirase Gorge

Embrace the natural beauty of the countryside south of Aomori from several scenic lookouts and by riding an aerial tram ...

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Neputa Village & Hirosaki Castle

Delve into the cultural and historical sides of the city of Hirosaki by visiting a museum filled with outrageous parade ...

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Big Buddha Temple & Nebuta Museum

Behold Japan’s tallest seated Buddha statue at a temple in the rural countryside and then then browse the massive and wi...

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