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Aomori

Aomori is a prefecture located in the northernmost region of Japan's main island of Honshu. It is bordered by Iwate Prefecture to the south, Akita Prefecture to the west, and the Sea of Japan to the east. The prefecture is known for its rugged landscape, which is characterized by its mountainous terrain and dense forests. The population of Aomori is 1,359,839 people, making it the ninth most populous prefecture in Japan.

Aomori is home to some of Japan's most beautiful natural scenery. The Shirakami-Sanchi mountain range, located in the northern part of the prefecture, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The area is known for its pristine forests and abundant wildlife. The Hakkoda Mountains, located in the center of the prefecture, are renowned for their stunning views. The Mutsu Bay, located on the eastern coast of the prefecture, is a popular destination for fishing, swimming, and other activities.

Aomori has a long history of human settlement. The area has been inhabited since prehistoric times and was the site of the ancient Aomori Castle, built in the 12th century. During the Edo period, the area was ruled by the powerful Date clan. In the Meiji period, the prefecture was an important center of industry and remains an important economic hub today.

Aomori is also known for its traditional culture. The area is home to many festivals, including the Nebuta Festival, one of the largest and most famous festivals in Japan. Aomori is also known for its distinctive cuisine, which is known for its use of local ingredients such as seafood and apples.

Aomori is a beautiful prefecture with a long history and a unique culture. Its stunning natural scenery and traditional culture make it a popular destination for visitors from around the world.

Excursion tips for a day in Aomori

As a tourist in Aomori, Japan, there are plenty of exciting activities to experience in just one day. Here are some of the best things to do and see in Aomori:

1. Visit the Hirosaki Castle, a 17th-century castle surrounded by a beautiful park full of cherry blossoms.

2. Explore the Sannai-Maruyama Site, an archaeological site that dates back to the Jomon period.

3. Take a stroll along the Tsugaru-Shimokita Coastline and admire the stunning views of the Pacific Ocean.

4. Visit the Nebuta Museum Wa Rasse to learn more about the traditional art of Nebuta Matsuri, a festival celebrated in Aomori.

5. Check out the Aomori Prefectural Museum, which houses a variety of art and artifacts from the region.

6. Visit the Hakkoda Mountains, a popular area for skiing and hiking.

7. Explore the Shimokita Peninsula, home to many small fishing villages and beautiful beaches.

8. Visit Lake Towada, a large lake located in the north of Aomori.

9. Sample some of the delicious local cuisine, such as the famous Aomori ramen.

10. Take a ride on the Aomori Sightseeing Train to get a unique view of the city.

Experience Aomori with unforgettable activities by our partner GetYourGuide. The offer is also ideal as a special gift idea for family and friends who are planning to visit Aomori. Cancellations are possible up to 24h before the start of the activity (unless otherwise stated in the activity description), with a full refund of the booking price.

The climate in Aomori

Aomori in Japan experiences four distinct seasons. In spring, temperatures tend to be mild and sunny with occasional rain. Summer is hot and humid, with temperatures often reaching into the 80s (Fahrenheit). During the autumn months, temperatures cool down and the leaves turn vibrant shades of red and yellow. Winter is cold and snowy, with temperatures dropping below freezing and plenty of snowfall. Overall, Aomori experiences a temperate climate with distinct seasonal changes.

Cruise weather for Aomori

Our weather forecast for Aomori helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 25.1 °C
min: 19.3 °C
13.3 m/s
33.1 m/s
80.6 %
16.6 m
90.9 %
1,008 hPa
04:26:55
18:59:47
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 22.0 °C
min: 19.5 °C
12.6 m/s
32.0 m/s
100.0 %
8.0 m
95.0 %
1,012 hPa
04:27:49
18:58:52
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 20.9 °C
min: 19.3 °C
7.6 m/s
10.8 m/s
100.0 %
15.9 m
93.5 %
1,016 hPa
04:28:44
18:57:55
Jul. 28th 2024 Jul. 28th 2024 max: 22.2 °C
min: 19.6 °C
7.0 m/s
8.9 m/s
99.9 %
11.6 m
97.5 %
1,010 hPa
04:29:39
18:56:57
Jul. 29th 2024 Jul. 29th 2024 max: 24.1 °C
min: 19.8 °C
8.3 m/s
13.0 m/s
98.9 %
5.0 m
91.0 %
1,008 hPa
04:30:35
18:55:57
Jul. 30th 2024 Jul. 30th 2024 max: 21.8 °C
min: 19.9 °C
4.3 m/s
9.4 m/s
100.0 %
8.3 m
97.9 %
1,003 hPa
04:31:32
18:54:56
Jul. 31st 2024 Jul. 31st 2024 max: 21.6 °C
min: 19.1 °C
11.2 m/s
16.2 m/s
99.8 %
3.0 m
97.3 %
1,001 hPa
04:32:28
18:53:52
Aug. 1st 2024 Aug. 1st 2024 max: 24.0 °C
min: 17.4 °C
11.2 m/s
16.6 m/s
69.5 %
8.4 m
90.2 %
1,006 hPa
04:33:25
18:52:48
Aug. 2nd 2024 Aug. 2nd 2024 max: 27.0 °C
min: 16.9 °C
11.2 m/s
15.1 m/s
76.4 %
24.1 m
72.9 %
1,008 hPa
04:34:23
18:51:42
Aug. 3rd 2024 Aug. 3rd 2024 max: 25.1 °C
min: 16.9 °C
11.5 m/s
11.5 m/s
79.4 %
24.1 m
74.9 %
1,008 hPa
04:35:20
18:50:34
Aug. 4th 2024 Aug. 4th 2024 max: 25.7 °C
min: 17.8 °C
13.3 m/s
11.9 m/s
46.2 %
24.1 m
78.8 %
1,008 hPa
04:36:18
18:49:25
Aug. 5th 2024 Aug. 5th 2024 max: 27.5 °C
min: 18.2 °C
15.1 m/s
22.0 m/s
77.6 %
22.0 m
73.0 %
1,007 hPa
04:37:16
18:48:15
Aug. 6th 2024 Aug. 6th 2024 max: 26.6 °C
min: 18.9 °C
11.9 m/s
19.1 m/s
38.6 %
10.6 m
87.1 %
1,008 hPa
04:38:15
18:47:03

Cruises to Aomori

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Scheduled ship calls in Aomori, Japan
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Aug. 2nd 2024 Friday, 2nd of Aug. 2024 Diamond Princess 08:00 am 11:00 pm
Aug. 3rd 2024 Saturday, 3rd of Aug. 2024 Celebrity Millennium 10:00 am 11:00 pm
Aug. 7th 2024 Wednesday, 7th of Aug. 2024 Diamond Princess 08:00 am 11:00 pm
Aug. 17th 2024 Saturday, 17th of Aug. 2024 Celebrity Millennium 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Sep. 8th 2024 Sunday, 8th of Sep. 2024 Carnival Panorama 09:00 am 06:00 pm
Sep. 22nd 2024 Sunday, 22nd of Sep. 2024 Celebrity Millennium 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Oct. 4th 2024 Friday, 4th of Oct. 2024 Celebrity Millennium 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Oct. 12th 2024 Saturday, 12th of Oct. 2024 Silver Nova 08:00 am 11:00 pm
Oct. 15th 2024 Tuesday, 15th of Oct. 2024 MS Noordam 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Oct. 16th 2024 Wednesday, 16th of Oct. 2024 Celebrity Millennium 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Mar. 31st 2025 Monday, 31st of Mar. 2025 Queen Elizabeth 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Apr. 2nd 2025 Wednesday, 2nd of Apr. 2025 Silver Muse 08:00 am 11:00 pm
Apr. 3rd 2025 Thursday, 3rd of Apr. 2025 Silver Whisper 08:00 am 11:00 pm
Apr. 6th 2025 Sunday, 6th of Apr. 2025 Silver Nova 08:00 am 11:00 pm
Apr. 9th 2025 Wednesday, 9th of Apr. 2025 Azamara Pursuit 09:30 am 06:00 pm
Apr. 10th 2025 Thursday, 10th of Apr. 2025 MS Noordam 08:00 am 11:00 pm
Apr. 14th 2025 Monday, 14th of Apr. 2025 Diamond Princess 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Apr. 16th 2025 Wednesday, 16th of Apr. 2025 Silver Muse 08:00 am 11:00 pm
Apr. 18th 2025 Friday, 18th of Apr. 2025 Celebrity Millennium 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Apr. 20th 2025 Sunday, 20th of Apr. 2025 Silver Nova 08:00 am 11:00 pm
Apr. 27th 2025 Sunday, 27th of Apr. 2025 Anthem of the Seas 08:00 am 07:00 pm
Apr. 29th 2025 Tuesday, 29th of Apr. 2025 Celebrity Millennium 11:00 am 09:00 pm
May 1st 2025 Thursday, 1st of May 2025 Azamara Pursuit 08:00 am 04:00 pm
May 7th 2025 Wednesday, 7th of May 2025 Azamara Pursuit 10:00 am 06:00 pm
May 17th 2025 Saturday, 17th of May 2025 Celebrity Millennium 07:00 am 04:00 pm
May 27th 2025 Tuesday, 27th of May 2025 Diamond Princess 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Jun. 20th 2025 Friday, 20th of Jun. 2025 Diamond Princess 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Jun. 29th 2025 Sunday, 29th of Jun. 2025 Celebrity Millennium 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Jul. 11th 2025 Friday, 11th of Jul. 2025 Celebrity Millennium 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Aug. 2nd 2025 Saturday, 2nd of Aug. 2025 Diamond Princess 08:00 am 11:00 pm
Aug. 3rd 2025 Sunday, 3rd of Aug. 2025 Celebrity Millennium 11:00 am 12:00 am
Aug. 4th 2025 Monday, 4th of Aug. 2025 Celebrity Millennium 12:00 am 06:00 pm
Aug. 7th 2025 Thursday, 7th of Aug. 2025 Diamond Princess 08:00 am 11:00 pm
Aug. 16th 2025 Saturday, 16th of Aug. 2025 Celebrity Millennium 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Sep. 9th 2025 Tuesday, 9th of Sep. 2025 Celebrity Millennium 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Oct. 10th 2025 Friday, 10th of Oct. 2025 MS Westerdam 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Oct. 15th 2025 Wednesday, 15th of Oct. 2025 Celebrity Millennium 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Oct. 22nd 2025 Wednesday, 22nd of Oct. 2025 Seven Seas Explorer 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Oct. 23rd 2025 Thursday, 23rd of Oct. 2025 MS Westerdam 09:00 am 07:00 pm
Oct. 27th 2025 Monday, 27th of Oct. 2025 Celebrity Millennium 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Mar. 24th 2026 Tuesday, 24th of Mar. 2026 Azamara Pursuit 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Mar. 28th 2026 Saturday, 28th of Mar. 2026 MS Regatta 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Apr. 3rd 2026 Friday, 3rd of Apr. 2026 Silver Moon 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Apr. 9th 2026 Thursday, 9th of Apr. 2026 MS Westerdam 08:00 am 09:00 pm
Apr. 18th 2026 Saturday, 18th of Apr. 2026 Silver Moon 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Apr. 20th 2026 Monday, 20th of Apr. 2026 Azamara Pursuit 08:00 am 08:00 pm
Apr. 21st 2026 Tuesday, 21st of Apr. 2026 Seabourn Sojourn 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Apr. 22nd 2026 Wednesday, 22nd of Apr. 2026 MS Westerdam 08:00 am 05:00 pm
May 9th 2026 Saturday, 9th of May 2026 MS Riviera 09:00 am 11:00 pm

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