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Aomori Prefecture

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Aomori is the northernmost prefecture on Japan's main island Honshu. Prefectural capital is Aomori City. The former regional capital city, Hirosaki, offers a nice castle which becomes a major cherry blossom viewing spot each spring.

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Attractions
 1  Shimokita Hanto
Remote peninsula famed for Fear Mountain.
User rating: 85/100 (38 votes)
Visited by: 100 users
 2  Lake Towada
Caldera lake famous for autumn colors.
User rating: 85/100 (99 votes)
Visited by: 281 users
 3  Hirosaki
Former castle town in Northern Tohoku.
User rating: 78/100 (147 votes)
Visited by: 312 users
 4  Shirakami Sanchi
Mountain range with virgin beech forests.
User rating: 82/100 (27 votes)
Visited by: 85 users
 5  Aomori
City best known for its Nebuta Matsuri.
User rating: 75/100 (212 votes)
Visited by: 524 users
 

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