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.
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.