Japan – Tōhoku North (Aomori, Akita, Iwate)

VISITED BY: 185 NOMADS
What to do here
 
 World Heritage Sites
  • Hiraizumi – Temples, Gardens and Archaeological Sites Representing the Buddhist Pure Land
  • Shirakami-Sanchi
  • Sites of Japan's Meiji Industrial Revolution: Iron and Steel, Shipbuilding and Coal Mining
 Tentative WHS
  • Hiraizumi – Temples, Gardens and Archaeological Sites Representing the Buddhist Pure Land (extension) (25/09/2012)
  • Jômon Archaeological Sites in Hokkaidô, Northern Tôhoku, and other regions (05/01/2009)
 Sights (Temporarily Reinstated)
  • Lake Towada
 Borders
  • Japan (sea border/port)
 XL
  • Oma Peninsula
  • Shimokita hanto (northeast Aomori)
 Cities of Asia and Oceania
  • Akita
  • Aomori
  • Morioka
 Villages and Small Towns
  • Akita: Kosaka
 Airports
  • Akita (AXT)
  • Aomori (AOJ)
  • Hanamaki (HNA)
  • Misawa (MSJ)
 Railway, Metro, Funiculars, Cable Cars
  • Honshu to Hokkaido via Seikan Tunnel
  • Shiki-Shima Luxury Train
 Museums
  • Akita: Akita Museum of Art
  • Akita: Red Brick Local Museum
  • Aomori: Aomori Museum of Art
  • Morioka: Iwate Museum of Art
 Castles, Palaces, Forts
  • Akita: Kubota Castle
  • Hirosaki: Hirosaki Castle
 Religious Temples
  • Hiraizumi: Chūson-ji
  • Hirosaki: Iwakiyama Jinja
 World of Nature
  • Towada Hachimantai
 Festivals
  • Nebuta Matsuri, Aomori
 Experiences
  • Bodhi Day
  • Capsule Hotel
  • Experience Sumo match
  • Noh theatre performance
  • Obon Festival
  • Onsen
  • Play/hear koto
  • Taste Fugu
  • Taste Sushi
  • Traditional meal while sitting
  • Tsukimi (Mid-Autumn Festival)
  • Wear Kimono
 Aquariums
  • Aomori: Asamushi Aquarium
 Lighthouses
  • Shiriyazaki Lighthouse
 Caves
  • Akkadō
  • Kankanedo
  • Ryūsendō
 Ski Resorts
  • Appi Kogen Ski Resort
 Religious Monuments
  • Akita: Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara of Tazawako
  • Iwate: Dai Kannon of Kamaishi
 Maritime/Ship Museums
  • Aomori: Seikan Ferry Memorial Ship Hakkodamaru
 Aviation Museums
  • Misawa: Misawa Aviation & Science Museum
Hirosaki
Kakunodate - samurai village