Recommended Sightseeing Spots in the Asamushi Onsen Area of Aomori City ♪

The Asamushi Onsen area, renowned for its stunning scenery, is conveniently located just a 30-minute drive or train ride from JR Aomori Station. Nestled between mountains and the sea, it boasts high-quality hot springs and activities that enable tourists to enjoy the region's natural beauty and historical allure!

When exploring the area, be sure to visit the Special Historic Site Sannai Maruyama Site, a World Cultural Heritage Site that preserves the remains of a vast Jomon Period settlement. You won't want to miss out on this amazing slice of history!

Situated in the tranquil Mutsu Bay, just moments away from the hot spring resort, you can partake in exciting marine activities including SUP (Stand Up Paddleboarding), sea kayaking, banana boat rides and dolphin watching, and more! Thrilling aquatic adventures await!

If you get hungry, try the original "Aomori Nokke-don" at the Aomori Gyosai Center, a lively marketplace filled with fresh seafood. Choose your favorite toppings to add to this donburi rice bowl ☆

Stay at Asamushi Onsen for two or three nights to fully make the most of your visit and experience what Asamushi and the surrounding areas have to offer. Participate in a variety of activities and enjoy the sea, mountains, hot springs, local cuisine, and historical sites ♪

The Special Historic Site Sannai Maruyama Site Boasts One of the Largest Historic Ruins in Japan!

Situated on the outskirts of Aomori City, the Special Historic Site Sannai Maruyama Site showcases the remains of a prominent Jomon Period settlement, offering visitors a glimpse into Japan's ancient past.

Now transformed into a city park, you can explore reconstructed large hottate-bashira (dugout pillar) buildings and expansive pit dwellings. Take this opportunity to witness the lifestyle and activities of the Jomon people♪

Before venturing into the ruins, be sure to visit the Jomon Theater at the Jomon Jiyukan, the entrance to the site, as well as the Sanmaru Museum, which exhibits artifacts excavated from the ruins.

Photos Courtesy of the Sannai Maruyama Site Center

Try Marine Activities at Asamushi Onsen♪

Sunset Beach Asamushi, situated adjacent to Asamushi Onsen, offers an array of marine activities, including SUP, sea kayaking, banana boat rides, SUP yoga, and refreshing swims during the summer season! 

SUP and sea kayak tours around Yuno Island, located just off the shores of Asamushi Onsen, are very popular! Also, during yacht cruises from late April to late June, you have a chance to see adorable dolphins migrating along the waters offshore Mutsu Bay! If you're lucky, you may even encounter a pod of over 100 dolphins ♪

Savor the Taste of Aomori With Aomori Nokke-don!

The Aomori Gyosai Center, located nearby JR Aomori Station, serves as a culinary hub for the local community.

 It showcases Aomori's seasonal cuisine and features a diverse range of food options, making it the perfect place to find delectable souvenirs ♪

You must try the original Aomori Nokke-don! You can customize your donburi rice bowl by selecting the ingredients of your choice from the amazing selection of freshly-caught seafood and placing them atop a bed of warm rice ♪

Create your own original seafood rice bowl and select your favorite ingredients!

  • Savor the Taste of Aomori With Aomori Nokke-don!

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