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Aomori
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A Nebuta Matsuri float

Aomori City (青森) in Aomori Prefecture is the northernmost prefectural capital city on Honshu, Japan's main island. This port town used to be the main departure point to Hokkaido via ferry; and, although it remains the main port for car ferries, the opening of the Seikan Undersea Railway Tunnel and the advent of cheap flights have reduced ridership and many travelers now bypass the city altogether. Today Aomori is best known for its spectacular Nebuta Matsuri summer festival.

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Attractions
Aomori City
 1  Nebuta Matsuri
Summer festival featuring large lantern floats.
User rating: 97/100 (70 votes)
Visited by: 149 users
 2  Furukawa Fish Market
Create your own seafood donburi here.
User rating: insufficient data
Visited by: 2 users
 3  Jomon Site
Archaeological site from the Jomon Period.
User rating: 76/100 (36 votes)
Visited by: 83 users
 4  Auga Fish Market
Fresh fish market in the city center.
User rating: 67/100 (27 votes)
Visited by: 66 users
 5  Museum of Art
Interesting contemporary art museum.
User rating: 66/100 (27 votes)
Visited by: 65 users
 6  Hakkodamaru Ship
Ship that connected Aomori with Hakodate.
User rating: insufficient data
Visited by: 6 users
 7  Nebuta Warasse
A well done museum about the Nebuta Matsuri.
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Visited by: 5 users
  
Side Trips from Aomori
 1  Lake Towada
Caldera lake famous for autumn colors.
User rating: 85/100 (98 votes)
Visited by: 278 users
 2  Shimokita Hanto
Remote peninsula famed for Fear Mountain.
User rating: 85/100 (37 votes)
Visited by: 99 users
 3  Hirosaki
Former castle town in Northern Tohoku.
User rating: 78/100 (147 votes)
Visited by: 311 users

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User Rating (by 212 users):
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