Aomori (Japan): Aomori Prefecture located in Tohoku region of Japan. The region has a lot of sightseeing spots and ANA (All Nippon Airways) is introducing popular sightseeing places of Winter Aomori. Hakkoda Mountain is one of the most popular sightseeing spots in Aomori that offer various experiences in all the four seasons. In winter season, many tourists from overseas come to Hakkoda Ropeway, especially, skiers and snow boarders to enjoy the winter sport.
“Aomori Hotate (Scallop) Goya” is popular restaurant among tourists. It is located in front of JR Aomori Station. One of reasons of its popularity is fishing experience. After fishing, people can taste fresh Hotate (Scallop) either grilled or as sashimi or sushi. They can even try various dishes made using Hotate(Scallop). Nebuta Festival is one of the representative festivals in Japan, held every year from August 2 to 7.
The highlight of the festival is the daily parade of enormous lantern float, flanked by large taiko drum, musicians and dancer. “Nebuta Museum WA RASSE” is a popular tourist spot in Aomori City. Large nebutas that are actually used in "Aomori Nebuta Festival" are exhibited. People can enjoy seeing the work of "Nebuta" art made using delicate Japanese technique.
In addition, guests can experience the live performance of Nebuta music which is performed at the Nebuta Festival. Beautiful scenery, potential energy, and friendly hospitality of Aomori Prefecture attract many tourists from overseas.